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Mayor of Libya’s Misrata abducted and killed

Mayor of Libya’s Misrata abducted and killed

TRIPOLI: The mayor of Libya’s third-largest city Misrata has been killed by unidentified assailants who abducted him as he returned from an official trip overseas, a security source said on Monday.Mohamad Eshtewi’s body was found dumped in the street after ...

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DFSA hosts Lord Mayor of the City of London

DFSA hosts Lord Mayor of the City of London

DUBAI- The Dubai Financial Services Authority, DFSA, today hosted the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Charles Bowman, at an event jointly organised with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, ICAEW. The event enhances the ...

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London's Lord Mayor courts Gulf companies to list on LSE

Some of London’s top ambassadors of commerce and trade were on a mission in the Gulf region this week: to pitch the country’s 6 trillion dollar stock exchange. The visit by the Lord Mayor of the City of London Cooperation, ...

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London Mayor Seeks Revival of Public Drinking Fountains

Advertisement LONDON — It is a worldwide emblem of urban life, as ubiquitous as the clutched paper cup of latte or the sight of a pedestrian in rapt communication with the screen of a smartphone. It is the plastic bottle ...

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German Mayor Who Welcomed Refugees Is Stabbed by Angry Resident

Advertisement BERLIN — The mayor of a German town in the spotlight for its treatment of refugees has vowed to keep representing “those who have fled here and those who have been here,” after a citizen angry with his open-door ...

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German pro-refugee mayor Andreas Hollstein stabbed

A mayor in western Germany has survived a knife attack amid suspicions of a link to his liberal immigration policy. Andreas Hollstein, conservative mayor of Altena, was stabbed in the neck in a kebab shop and had hospital treatment. The ...

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Those Aussies Playing in the Croc Trap? ‘Idiots,’ Mayor Says

LONDON — The government of Queensland, Australia, would like you to know that humans do not belong inside crocodile traps. A group of men in that northern Australian state who were photographed swimming inside a baited crocodile trap have been ...

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Eberhard van der Laan, Popular Mayor of Amsterdam, Dies at 62

Eberhard van der Laan, the popular and progressive-minded mayor of Amsterdam who stepped down last month because of failing health, died on Thursday. He was 62. His death, after a long struggle with lung cancer, was announced by the Amsterdam ...

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Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Criticized Storm Response

WASHINGTON — President Trump lashed out at the mayor of San Juan on Saturday for criticizing his administration’s efforts to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, accusing her of “poor leadership” and implying that the island, which lacks electricity and ...

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Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Donald Trump has lashed out at Puerto Rico politicians over their criticism of US relief efforts on the island following Hurricane Maria. The category four hurricane a week ago killed 16 people on ...

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