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The assault was described by Dortmund city's police chief as a "targeted attack" against the team, while Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "horrified" by the "repugnant act". In the first half on Wednesday it appeared the events had taken their toll as Monaco surged into a two-goal lead through Kylian Mbappe's opener and a Sven Bender own goal.
  • Trump order targets foreign workers

    Trump order targets foreign workers

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    Instead of a lottery, Trump wants to prioritize "the most skilled and highest paid applicants". About 6 percent of the visas now go to the Labor Department's top skill level, while 8 in 10 workers using the visa are paid less than the median wage for their fields, the White House said in a fact sheet distributed to reporters.
  • Christians in Egypt say they're not protected

    Christians in Egypt say they're not protected

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    In February, Christian Solidarity Worldwide issued a report that described how human rights in Egypt had "worsened progressively", and criticised the failure of security services "to provide basic protection or to undertake investigations" into attacks on Christians and their property (News, 24 February).
  • Labour and Liberal Democrats welcome call for election

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    Lawmakers are due to vote on the motion calling for a June 8 election after a 90-minute debate Wednesday. Former Liberal Democrat leader, Lord Ashdown says people in former stronghold areas may be changing their minds about Brexit: "I think people did vote for Brexit unquestionably, some, not many yet but I think that [people] are beginning to wonder whether they made the right decision".
  • Australia toughens foreign worker visas to prioritize local workers

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    Dutton said there were 95,757 workers in Australia on primary 457 visas and 76,430 secondary visa holders as at September 30 past year. Western Australia alone made more than 16,000 applications for 457 visas in the year to June 2012, driven by demand for engineers, WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Deidre Willmott said.
  • Trump signs executive order for overhaul of H-1B visa system

    Trump signs executive order for overhaul of H-1B visa system

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    The new order poses particular problems for India, which sends the maximum H-1B workers to the US. Another law cited in the order, the Surface Transportation Act of 1978, requires the use of US -made iron and steel, and the domestic production and assembly of other manufactured goods when federal funds are used to support projects like highways, public transportation, aviation and intercity passenger rail, such as Amtrak.
  • France's Le Pen denounces Islamic fundamentalism ahead of vote

    France's Le Pen denounces Islamic fundamentalism ahead of vote

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    There are 11 candidates altogether vying for the post of President of the French Republic. Macron, an independent centrist. France's presidential hopeful, Marine Le Pen, called for a halt to immigration, saying in the lead-up to the first round of elections that all the refugees running across the border are decimating the country's culture.
  • Quest for poll symbol ousts Sasikala and kin

    Quest for poll symbol ousts Sasikala and kin

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    After she was convicted by the Supreme Court in Disproportionate Assets case, Sasi has appointed TTV Dinakaran as the party's deputy general secretary in her absence. Accusing AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dhinakaran of committing "irregularities" in the run up to the now cancelled April 12 R K Nagar Assembly bypoll, he alleged that voters were paid cash by his camp.
  • Egypt back to state emergency

    Egypt back to state emergency

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    George's Church in Tanta. "Let us pray for the victims of the attack unfortunately carried out today", he said . They may be quite far from a place many of them consider home, but on Sunday they were reminded that, in some ways, they're really quite close.
  • Japanese Government Preparing for Mass Refugees from the Korean Peninsula

    Japanese Government Preparing for Mass Refugees from the Korean Peninsula

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    Abe said his government would continue to work closely with the United States, South Korea and Russian Federation, as well as China, in a bid to deescalate tensions in the region. Tokyo is seriously troubled by North Korea's provocations, which have included dozens of ballistic missile tests and two nuclear tests in 2016. Suzuki said, Abe "did not mention that at all".
  • European Union urges Turkey to investigate election fraud

    European Union urges Turkey to investigate election fraud

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    Regardless of a dogged European campaign, following some controversial bans on the "yes" bloc and overt support for the naysayers, Turks in Europe overwhelmingly voted "yes", in favor of the proposed constitutional amendments.In Belgium, where voter turnout was above 53 percent, almost 75 percent of voters opted for "yes".