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Police in Munich warn of ‘imminent threat’ of terror attack, order 2 train stations cleared

BERLIN –  Police in Munich are asking people to stay away from the city’s main train station and a second train station in the city’s Pasing neighborhood because of “serious, imminent threat” of a terror attack. [...]

UN chief signals support for AU-proposed peacekeepers for Burundi; country’s leader says no

UNITED NATIONS –  The United Nations secretary-general is signaling his support for a proposed African Union peacekeeping force for Burundi, even though that country’s president has called the idea unacceptable. The [...]

French president says terrorist threat remains at its highest level; attacks often thwarted

PARIS –  French President Francois Hollande has told the nation that the terrorist threat is still at its “highest level.” In his traditional New Year’s Eve speech, Hollande said: “We just [...]

Mild, wet December sets weather records

Media captionEarly provisional stats from the Met Office say December has broken records for not only rainfall but also temperature. Long-standing weather records have been smashed by a stormy, yet warm December, the Met Office’s early [...]

Fire tears through Dubai building near planned fireworks show

Fire broke out Thursday in a residential building near Dubai’s massive New Year’s Eve fireworks display. Watch: Huge fire in building thought to be a hotel in Dubai, close to location of New Year’s Eve fireworks display [...]

Iran’s president orders stepped-up missile production in response to US sanction plan

President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the accelerated production of missiles in response to U.S. plans to impose new sanctions. Rouhani says Iran won’t accept any limitations on its missile program, which he says [...]

Fire breaks out in residential building near Dubai’s massive New Year’s fireworks display

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  Fire broke out Thursday in a residential building near Dubai’s massive New Year’s Eve fireworks display. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, which ran up at [...]

Puerto Rico holds wake for 3 police officers slain by fellow policeman

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Police in Puerto Rico are holding a wake for three officers killed by a fellow policeman at their station in the island’s second largest city. Caskets carrying the bodies of Lt. Luz [...]

Chelsea’s manager crisis, Manchester United’s Champions League exit and Lionel Messi embarrassing Jerome Boateng… we look back at the best virals of 2015

It’s been a year of huge sporting shocks, jubilation and agony, all of which has been exploited ingeniously by fans on social media. From Jose Mourinho driving a bus to Jerome Boateng in Only Fools and Horses, it’s been arguably [...]

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