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Pride and pain in the Albanian “Little London”

In the town hall of Hasa, in the mountainous northeast of Albania, the Union Jack flag takes pride of place next to a framed photograph. late Queen Elizabeth II. This is an expression of gratitude to the United Kingdom, since the small town, called “Little London”, owes everything to the inhabitants who left in search

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Biden and Macron stand united at joint press conference

French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Joe Biden spoke as a united front at a joint press conference on the eve of the official state dinner. The implications of the AUKUS submarine agreement were not mentioned as the two leaders focused on the war in Ukraine and subsidies for electric vehicles. The Biden administration’s

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Germany’s World Cup dreams shattered despite win over Costa Rica

Germany’s World Cup dreams were dashed on Thursday after the team were sensationally eliminated from the tournament despite a 4-2 win over Costa Rica in their last Group E match. The four-time champions have arrived in Qatar determined to restore their tarnished reputation after being knocked out of the group stage in 2018. Instead, they

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Court completes special general review of Trump records in Mar-a-Lago

WASHINGTON – A three-judge panel ruled on Wednesday that a special foreman should not have been appointed to review materials seized by the FBI from former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. The decision allows the Department of Justice to resume use of these materials as part of an investigation into whether Trump mishandled classified records and

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Natural disaster losses hit $115 billion this year – Swiss Re

Natural disasters resulted in about $115 billion in insured losses in 2022 caused by Hurricane Yan and others extreme weather eventsby reinsurance giant Swiss Re on Thursday. Hurricane Ian, the biggest loss-making event this year, only caused insured losses of $50-65 billion, with total insured losses exceeding $100 billion for the second straight year, according

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