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Integration failure: Report finds 51% Vienna pupils don’t speak German at home

More than half of students at Viennese schools use their native language, rather than German, at home and as they go about their everyday activities, according to a new integration report released by the Austrian government. The 8th annual report, prepared by an independent expert council, has found that the Austrian government’s efforts to encourage those with migrant background to ...

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CIA builds new drone base in Niger, lethal Libya mission may have been launched from it – report

Since February, the CIA have been developing a drone base in a tiny Niger town in the middle of the Sahara desert – which may have already been used to fly a lethal mission in southern Libya, the New York Times reports. Located in the oasis town of Dirkou, the new base was built next to a civilian airport, growing ...

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Taliban captures 8 police security posts in northern Afghanistan amid insurgents' offensive – report

Taliban militants have captured eight police security posts in northern Afghanistan amid an insurgents’ offensive that continues in the conflict-ridden country, local media report. The clashes in Sari-Pul province started on Sunday night, local officials confirmed to TOLOnews, adding that the militants had attacked the area from three directions. “If the government does not send reinforcements, the center will collapse ...

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Saudi King’s brother ‘considering self-exile’ after Yemen war criticism – report

The brother of King Salman is pondering whether he should return to Saudi Arabia after criticising the King and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the war in Yemen, the Middle East Eye reports. Earlier this week Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, one of the few remaining sons of the kingdom’s founder, told Yemeni and Bahraini protesters outside his London home ...

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Verizon declines to comment on WSJ report saying Tim Armstrong is in talks to leave Oath

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Tim Armstrong is in talks to leave Verizon as soon as next month. Armstrong heads up the carrier giant’s digital and advertising division, Oath (formerly AOL, prior to the Yahoo acquisition and the subsequent merger of the two units). Oath also happens to be TechCrunch’s parent, of course. We reached out to our ...

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Swiss bishops must report sex abuse regardless of victims wishes, say church chiefs

Bishops in Switzerland are being ordered to report suspicions of sexual abuse as the country’s highest co-ordinating body of the Roman Catholic Church aims to eradicate crimes that have plagued the religion for decades. The Swiss Bishops Conference, the first of its kind in the world, has pledged to help hunt down perpetrators of abuse in the church by making ...

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Report on IDF funding Syrian rebels pulled on request of ‘army's censor' – Jerusalem Post to RT

IDF has forced the Jerusalem Post to remove its explosive report on the Israeli military giving weapons to the Syrian rebels, the newspaper’s managing editor confirmed to RT. “We were told by the army’s military censor to remove that part of the story,” David Brinn, the managing editor of the Jerusalem Post told RT as he replied to a request ...

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Desperate for collusion proof, FBI ‘tried & failed to recruit Russian oligarchs’ – report

FBI agents tried to turn Russia’s once-richest man into a US mole, according to an explosive NYT report. It claims that Oleg Deripaska was one of six oligarchs targeted for information in a Russiagate-related intelligence flop. According to reports by the New York Times, the US government pushed oligarchs with perceived links to President Vladimir Putin for information. Deripaska was ...

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2 bads make a good? US eyeing F-22/F-35 hybrid to counter ‘Russian & Chinese threats’ – report

The US is reportedly looking into a hybrid of two 5th generation fighter jets – the F-22 and F-35 – to help counter “Russian and Chinese threats.” The two machines, both riddled with technical issues, might not mix well. The hybrid was proposed to the US military by the arms giant Lockheed Martin, Defense One reported, citing sources “with direct ...

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US already drafted list of targets for potential strike in Syria – report

The US military and intelligence have already compiled a list of preliminary targets they would strike in response to another chemical weapons incident in Syria, CNN reported, citing the US administration officials. The military are ready to “respond very quickly” at any moment if the US President Donald Trump decides to launch another strike against the Syrian government, one such ...

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