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Colombian negotiator returning to Ecuador for talks with ELN rebels

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The Colombian government’s head negotiator at peace talks with the ELN rebel group will return to Ecuador to seek a new ceasefire, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday, after being recalled to Bogota following a surge in guerrilla attacks. The National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group and the government have been in formal peace talks ...

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German SPD backs coalition talks, leader vows tough approach

BONN (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) voted on Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, moving Europe’s economic powerhouse closer to a stable government after months of political deadlock. SPD delegates voted 362 to 279, with one abstention, to press ahead with negotiations. The centre-left party’s leaders had agreed a preliminary coalition blueprint with Merkel’s ...

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Pence arrives in Israel on visit overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem declaration

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a “great friend” by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. It is the highest-level U.S. visit to the region since President Donald Trump made his declaration on Dec. 6 and ...

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German SPD backs coalition talks, leader vows tough approach

BONN (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) voted on Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, moving Europe’s economic powerhouse closer to a stable government after months of political deadlock. SPD delegates voted 362 to 279, with one abstention, to press ahead with negotiations. The centre-left party’s leaders had agreed a preliminary coalition blueprint with Merkel’s ...

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Leicester turn down late chance to draw and suffer defeat by Racing 92 as Tigers bow out of Champions Cup

Leicester Tigers regained some pride after a poor European Champions Cup campaign by pushing Racing 92 all the way before going down 23-20 in their final pool game. The Tigers, who have now failed to reach the knock-out stage in three of the last four seasons, finished bottom of their pool for the first time but at least produced a ...

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Porn star Nikita Bellucci reveals horrifying messages from children as young as 12 begging her for sex

A porn actress has revealed she receives obscene messages from children as young as 12 on social media. Nikita Bellucci, 28, from France, has pinned the blame on parents for not informing their children properly when it comes to sex education. She took to Twitter to say she was “tired of educating kids about sex” and to share the explicit ...

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Can Alexis Sanchez play for Manchester United in the Champions League? Arsenal star on verge of joining Red Devils

Alexis Sanchez will complete his move from Arsenal to Manchester United this week. The Red Devils are set to seal the stunning transfer with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite directiin in a swap deal. The Chilean is set to earn close to £500,000 per week and will boost Jose Mourinho’s side for the remainder of the season. The Premier ...

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Uncle of stabbed 8-year-old girl who used to bodyguard Brangelina's children and once claimed to have 'fathered' them

The uncle of an eight-year-old girl tragically stabbed to death in the West Midlands was a former SAS soldier who used to be the bodyguard for Brangelina’s children. Mark Billingham, who appeared on Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins, also once claimed he ‘fathered’ Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ‘s offspring. Ed Sheeran superfan Mylee Billingham was rushed to hospital ...

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Poignant meaning behind details in pregnancy announcement of mum who battled infertility for 5 years

Mum and radio presenter Emily Jade O’Keeffe has waited a long time to have the family she so desperately wanted . Her daughter Millie took two years to conceive – a period which Emily Jade now describes as “a walk in the park.” At five years, having a sibling for Millie took even longer. Now, Emily Jade, who suffers from ...

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Overworked NHS nurse reveals why she left the job she loves in truly heartbreaking letter

This winter hospitals have been ordered to postpone all non-emergency surgery until the end of January as the NHS is gripped by a crisis . Around 55,000 ops are delayed as A&E units struggle to cope with massive demand and turn away non-urgent cases. But behind the statistics there are real people who are paying for the cost for the ...

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