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World Germany’s Free Democrats (FDP) on Sunday ruled out joining a post-election coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel if she supported French plans to deepen fiscal integration in the euro zone. The leader of Germany’s Free Democrats (FDP) Christian Lindner speaks at the FDP party convention in Berlin, Germany, September 17, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt BERLIN: Germany’s
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SINGAPORE: The annual Yellow Ribbon run will take place tomorrow (Sep 17), reminding us of the importance of rehabilitation and reintegrating ex-offenders into society. Many of us probably agree with the Yellow Ribbon Project that society should be more accepting of ex-offenders. Unfortunately, reintegrating ex-offenders remains a complex, multi-dimensional challenge. In the past two decades,
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Sport All Blacks-Springboks clashes have special place in the history of test rugby but talk of traditions, past records and ground hoodoos means little when the players cross the whitewash, according to South Africa skipper Eben Etzebeth. Rugby Union – South Africa Press Conference – Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, Surrey – 28/10/15 South Africa’s Eben
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Asia Pacific “Important areas” of Hong Kong’s “One Country, Two Systems” framework are coming under growing pressure, illustrated by developments such as reports of mainland security officials operating in the autonomous city, a British government report said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A ferry sails at Victoria Harbour in front of the financial Central district,
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Business Asian stocks edged down on Thursday, consolidating after touching their highest in a decade, while the dollar held steady before the U.S. inflation report for August is published. An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, China May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer TOKYO: Asian stocks edged down
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World The president of the European Commission said on Wednesday he saw no prospect of Turkey joining the EU in “the foreseeable future” but he had a more optimistic message for six Western Balkan nations also seeking membership. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welcomes Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan (L) at the EU Commission headquarters in
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