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CHILE’S indigenous Mapuche people are braced for a crackdown after conservative presidential hopeful Sebastian Pinera led in Sunday’s first-round election. The billionaire Let’s Go Chile candidate won almost 37 per cent of the vote compared to 23 per cent for Senator. (read more)


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HUNDREDS of villagers in Papua New Guinea have had to flee their homes as police continue to confront separatists near a US-owned mine. Papua police chief Boy Rafli Amar said about 800 villagers were bused to the town of Timika and are being accommodated in a local hall. (read more)

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EUROPEAN leaders got the jitters yesterday over prospects of a snap German election after coalition government talks collapsed on Sunday night. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned of “incomprehension and great concern inside and outside our country … if the. (read more)

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EMBATTLED Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe called a cabinet meeting for this morning after his party’s MPs moved to impeach him today. With characteristic chutzpah, Mr Mugabe called the meeting yesterday evening for 9am at the State House in Harare, saying all ministers. (read more)

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JAPAN: US marine held after drink-drive crash

20-11-2017 8:55 PM | morningstaronline | 1 similar news

US TROOPS on the Japanese island of Okinawa have been confined to base and banned from drinking after a marine was arrested over the drink-drive death of a local man. Police spokesman Kazuhiko Miyagi said Nicholas James-McLean was still three times over the limit when he was arrested. (read more)

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Ireland: ‘Up to Britain to solve border problem’

20-11-2017 8:53 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

EU BREXIT negotiator Michel Barnier said yesterday that Britain must come forward with proposals to avoid a “hard” border in Ireland. In a speech to the Centre for European Reform think tank in Brussels, Mr Barnier said it was up to Britain to come up with a solution of how. (read more)

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Kenya: Rioting after judges back Kenyatta’s win

20-11-2017 8:50 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

LEAST two people were killed in protests yesterday after Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld the result of last month’s disputed presidential election. Authorities said that riot police had shot dead two opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) protesters in the capital Nairobi. (read more)

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ROGER DOMENEGHETTI analyses the former Wales boss’s appointment to a Championship club that may have hired him for the wrong reasons (read more)

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WALES coach Warren Gatland said yesterday, as he prepares to face New Zealand again, that he would like to get some people “into a corner of a room on their own” after last summer’s British and Irish Lions tour. Gatland guided the Lions to a. (read more)

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Chris Searle on Jazz: Coltrane lives on

20-11-2017 8:34 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

Paul Dunmall QuartetUnderground Underground(Slam) (read more)

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Lansman tipped for NEC seat

20-11-2017 8:25 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

VETERAN Labour leftwinger Jon Lansman is tipped to win a seat on the party’s national executive committee (NEC), but the right is still hoping that comedian Eddie Izzard could squeeze him out. . (read more)

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Act to stop Yemen slaughter, Corbyn tells May

20-11-2017 8:12 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

JEREMY CORBYN wrote to the Prime Minister yesterday demanding she act to end the war in Yemen as a million people stand on the brink of famine. . (read more)

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World in brief

20-11-2017 7:27 PM | morningstaronline | 2 similar news

The latest news stories from around the world (read more)

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