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  • 1 December 2018: Greek police arrest more than 60 people for gold smuggling
  • 29 November 2018: Wikinews attends 2018 Bangalore ComicCon
  • 29 November 2018: NASA’s InSight Lander makes it to Mars
  • 26 November 2018: US National Climate Assessment warns of climate-related damages to economy, ecosystems, human health
  • 22 November 2018: Airbnb announces intent to remove Israeli West Bank settlement property listings
  • 14 November 2018: Israel and Palestinian militants agree to ceasefire after worse Gaza violence since 2014
  • 13 November 2018: Merkel, Macron hold ceremonial meeting before 100th anniversary of World War I end
  • 12 November 2018: Dozens of people killed in Mogadishu, Somalia car bombings near Sahafi Hotel
  • 9 November 2018: Mass graves of thousands of ISIL victims found, UN reports
  • 6 November 2018: Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history

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  • Greek police arrest more than 60 people for gold smuggling
  • Convicted double murderer executed by electric chair in Tennessee, US
  • Pakistan Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi from blasphemy charges after eight years of confinement
  • Wikinews attends 2018 Bangalore ComicCon
  • Syria’s National Museum re-opens after six years of civil war
  • US rapper Mac Miller dies at home in Los Angeles
  • Dozens of people killed in Mogadishu, Somalia car bombings near Sahafi Hotel
  • Storm causes building wall at Amazon.com warehouse to collapse
  • Train derails near Xinma station in Yilan, Taiwan
  • Airbnb announces intent to remove Israeli West Bank settlement property listings
  • Technology giant Microsoft completes acquisition of GitHub
  • Microsoft announces plan to acquire GitHub for US$7.5 billion
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  • Algeria blocks internet across nation to prevent cheating in diploma exams
  • Principal, teacher arrested for allegedly whipping two students late for school in Ayetoro, Nigeria
  • India: Jammu and Kashmir government orders private tuitions to shut down for 90 days
  • US National Climate Assessment warns of climate-related damages to economy, ecosystems, human health
  • UN Report on Global Warming calls for rapid ‘unprecedented’ changes globally to limit planetary warming to 1.5 degree C
  • Brisbane, Australia Magistrates Court charges two cotton farmers with $20m fraud
  • Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history
  • Hawaii’s K?lauea volcano releases ash plumes to 30,000 feet, prompting aviation alerts
  • Healthy cloned monkeys born in Shanghai
  • US rapper Mac Miller dies at home in Los Angeles
  • Singer Aretha Franklin, ‘queen of soul’, dies aged 76
  • Hindi poet and songwriter Gopal Das Neeraj dies, aged 93
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  • US National Climate Assessment warns of climate-related damages to economy, ecosystems, human health
  • Airbnb announces intent to remove Israeli West Bank settlement property listings
  • Israel and Palestinian militants agree to ceasefire after worse Gaza violence since 2014
  • NASA’s InSight Lander makes it to Mars
  • US National Climate Assessment warns of climate-related damages to economy, ecosystems, human health
  • Simple animals may live in Martian brines: Wikinews interviews Vlada Stamenkovi?
  • Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history
  • Real Madrid agrees with Chelsea FC to sign goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois
  • Football: Manchester City beats Chelsea 2-0 to win English Community Shield
  • Airborne sedan smashes into dental office in Santa Ana, California, US
  • Wikinews interviews producer of horror film ‘6:66PM’
  • India Supreme Court overrules High Court: rivers Yamuna, Ganga no longer living entities
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  • Dozens of people killed in Mogadishu, Somalia car bombings near Sahafi Hotel
  • After signing peace declarations, Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa
  • Football: Manchester City signs Riyad Mahrez from Leicester
  • Wikinews attends 2018 Bangalore ComicCon
  • U.S. man reported killed by North Sentinel islanders
  • Mass graves of thousands of ISIL victims found, UN reports
  • Airplane crashes into ocean in Micronesia
  • Brisbane, Australia Magistrates Court charges two cotton farmers with $20m fraud
  • New South Wales, Australia government says entire state in winter 2018 drought
  • Fifteen states sue United States President Donald Trump for cancelling program for undocumented immigrant minors
  • Gunmen murder Honduran indigenous leader Berta Cáceres
  • Guatemalan Supreme Court approves impeachment of President Molina
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  • Greek police arrest more than 60 people for gold smuggling
  • Merkel, Macron hold ceremonial meeting before 100th anniversary of World War I end
  • Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history
  • Airbnb announces intent to remove Israeli West Bank settlement property listings
  • Israel and Palestinian militants agree to ceasefire after worse Gaza violence since 2014
  • Mass graves of thousands of ISIL victims found, UN reports
  • NASA’s InSight Lander makes it to Mars
  • US National Climate Assessment warns of climate-related damages to economy, ecosystems, human health
  • Storm causes building wall at Amazon.com warehouse to collapse
  • FC Barcelona signs Chilean footballer Arturo Vidal from Bayern
  • US astronomers announce discovering ten tiny Jovian satellites
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 quarterfinals: France, Belgium beat Uruguay, Brazil


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