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Mexican president defends indigenous pensions planMexico’s president is defending his plan to provide pensions to indigenous people starting at age 65 after being criticized by some in the political opposition
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Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau delivers his speech during a signing ceremony of a comprehensive agreement between Deputy prime minister in charge of Hungarian communities abroad, church policy and national and ethnic minorities, Zsolt Semjen and Chief Rabbi of the Unified Israelite Congregation of Hungary (EMIH) Slomo Koves the Castle District premises of the Prime Minister's Office, in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. By signing the agreement, the Hungarian state acknowledges the historical traditions of the Jewish community and "EMIH's service to the renaissance of Hungary's Jewish community", Semjen said at the signing ceremony.
Hungary signs special agreement with Orthodox Jewish groupThe Hungarian government has signed a special agreement with an Orthodox Jewish group
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Etihad COO Mohammad al-Bulooki, left, Etihad CEO Tony Douglas, second left, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Stanley A. Deal, third left, and Boeing Global Services President and CEO Ted Colbert, right, pose in front of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner model at the Dubai Airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Abu Dhabi's flagship carrier Etihad said Monday it had partnered with Boeing Co. to launch what they say will be one of the world's most fuel-efficient long haul airplanes as the company seeks to save costs on fuel and position itself as a more environmentally-conscious choice for travelers. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Tests on Boeing ‘Greenliner’ part of effort to cut emissionsAbu Dhabi’s flagship carrier, Etihad Airways, says it is launching one of the world’s most fuel-efficient long-haul airplanes
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Art World's 'Indiana Jones' Tracks Down a Famous RingIn 1876, Oscar Wilde and another friend gave a "friendship ring" to a fellow student at Magdalen College Oxford, where the Irish writer was studying at the time. The 18-karat gold ring, shaped like a belt and buckle, became part of the college's collection of Wilde memorabilia, but in 2002,...
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Brazil says Amazon deforestation is worst since 2008A report by a Brazilian government agency says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade
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FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017 file photo, Paul McCartney performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. USA. Paul McCartney has snagged the coveted Saturday-night headline slot at Glastonbury next year as the British music festival celebrates its 50th birthday. Festival organizers confirmed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 that the former Beatle will perform on the main Pyramid Stage on June 27. (AP Photo/Scott Audette, file)
Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury festivalPaul McCartney has snagged the coveted Saturday-night headline slot at Glastonbury next year as the British music festival celebrates its 50th birthday
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FILE- In this July 19, 2011 file photo, Indian army soldiers undergo a training session at the Siachen base camp, in Indian Kashmir on the border with Pakistan. The Indian army says an avalanche has hit one of its posts on a Himalayan glacier in disputed Kashmir region and that at least eight soldiers are trapped under snow. Army spokesman Lt. Col. Devender Anand says the avalanche struck on Monday in the northern part of the Siachen Glacier and that a search and rescue operation is underway. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File)
Avalanche hits Indian army post in Himalayas, 6 killedThe Indian army says an avalanche has hit one of its posts on a Himalayan glacier in disputed Kashmir region, killing 4 soldiers and 2 civilian porters.
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Maria de Coronel rests at her restaurant in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The blockades of former president Evo Morales’ supporters on the outskirts of the main cities of Bolivia are causing a shortage of gasoline and food, which puts pressure on the interim government that seeks to open a dialogue to end four weeks of social and political upheaval. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Food, gasoline shortages reported in Bolivian citiesResidents in several Bolivian cities are reporting food and gasoline shortages because of protests by supporters of ousted President Evo Morales
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The Latest: EU calls for closure of migrants camp in BosniaEuropean Union officials have reiterated their call for the closure of a camp in northwestern Bosnia where hundreds of migrants are living in poor conditions with almost no facilities.
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Dutch court sentences Pakistani of threat to kill WildersA Dutch court has sentenced a Pakistani man to 10 years in prison for preparing a terror attack on anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders
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Bridge collapses in southwest France; 1 dead, 1 missingAuthorities say a bridge has collapsed in rural southwest France, killing a 15-year-old girl and leaving at least one person missing
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, former Venezuelan military spy chief, retired Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal walks out of prison in Estremera, outskirts of Madrid, Spain. Spanish police said Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019, they have been unable to locate Venezuelan former spymaster Carvajal, wanted by the United States for extradition on charges of drug trafficking. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, FILE)
Spanish court says wanted Venezuelan spy still missingAn official says Spain’s National Court has confirmed that a former Venezuelan spymaster accused of attempting to "flood" the United States with drugs remains missing since an order for his arrest pending extradition was issued this month
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