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British couple walled into French home by ‘neighbors from hell’

Retired British citizens Faith Dyson (right) and husband John Dyson pose in their house in Brugairolles, southwestern France, on August 19, 2014. Residents of the village of Brugairolles have been rallying on August 18 to help Faith and her husband John Dyson, who have been owning a house in Brugairolles since 2004, after their British neighbors Krystina et Robert James Dunlop boarded up their front door and shutters. Villagers dismantled the barricade, the latest episode of a 10-year dispute turned into harassment over property access.  AFP

A British couple’s dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbors walled them into their home.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

WikiLeaks founder says he’ll leave embassy soon

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy in London soon — but did not say when or explain his decision.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UK welcomes US strikes in Iraq but rules out own action

British Prime Minister David Cameron told the media. AP file photo

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday expressed his deep concern about the situation in Iraq and welcomed US President Barack Obama’s decision to authorize air strikes against extremists.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Germany latest to warn citizens to get out of Libya

In this Saturday, July 26, 2014, frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, shows an airplane on the tarmac of the airport belching black smoke into the air during fighting between the Islamist Misarata brigade and a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya. Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.  AP

Germany on Sunday advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Britain helping protect MH17 victims against fraud

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond faces the media during his briefing at the Foreign Office in central London, on the Malaysian airlines crash over Eastern Ukraine, and new developments in Gaza, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Authorities in Amsterdam confirmed the MH17 Malaysian Airlines flight traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, is believed to have been shot down over Ukraine earlier Thursday. AP Photo/Max Nash, PA

Britain’s Foreign Office said Friday it was helping protect victims of the MH17 plane disaster against potential fraud after one man claimed his relative’s credit cards had been stolen from the crash site.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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