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Germany: Income inequality 'too great' say 9 out of 10 people - 23 Apr 2018 at 2:24pm - Only one other EU country ranks higher according to the percentage of people who think income differences have grown too far. A majority of respondents in Germany also think they live in a country of equal opportunities.

Toronto: Truck runs over pedestrians, police report - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:59pm - Toronto police have detained the driver of a truck that ran into at least 8 people in the North York district of the city. It is not yet clear what was the cause of the incident.

Apple's Shazam deal faces European probe - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:33pm - Seven countries asked the European Commission to review the purchase of the music identification app.

Aluminum drops on talk of Rusal sanctions relief - 23 Apr 2018 at 1:10pm - Prices for the metal on world markets have plunged about 10 percent after Washington said it might softened its sanctions against Russian aluminum giant Rusal if oligarch Oleg Deripaska relinquishes control of the firm.

Yemen war: Houthi political leader killed in coalition air raid - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:59pm - Saleh al-Samad, the acting head of the Houthi administration in northern Yemen, was killed last week in a Saudi-led coalition air raid. A rebel-run TV channel confirmed his death on Monday.

Nazi pug video lands man $1,200 fine in Scotland - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:49pm - A judge in Scotland said the video of a pug raising its paw to a Nazi phrase "contained menacing, anti-Semitic and racist material." The man responsible said he had intended the video to be a joke.

Kinjeketile and the Maji Maji rebellion - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:29pm - Kinjeketile Ngwale claimed to be a spirit medium. He defied the German colonialists in Tanganyika, unleashed an uprising and gave the people with 'sacred water' which they believed would keep them from harm.

Serzh Sargsyan: Armenian PM resigns after days of protests - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:13pm - Serzh Sargsyan, an ex-president recently made prime minister, stepped down after days of protests.

Anti-Muslim hate crime on the rise in Donald Trump's US - report - 23 Apr 2018 at 12:04pm - A report has attributed a rise in hate crimes against Muslims in the US partly to the policies and rhetoric of US President Donald Trump. The 2017 rise is lower than the 44 percent spike the previous year, but worrisome.

'Speaking truth to power': Female activists dominate top environmental prize - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:56am - The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced the seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world?s largest and most prestigious award for grassroots environmental activists. Six were women.

Finland's basic income trial falls flat - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:51am - The experiment in paying a basic income to 2,000 jobless Finns will not be expanded.

Spain exhumes bodies from Valley of the Fallen civil war monument - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:38am - The bodies of four men killed in the Spanish Civil War are being exhumed from a controversial monument.

Airline passenger fined $500 over free Delta Air Lines apple - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:37am - The passenger saved the healthy snack she was given on a plane for her onward flight. But her idea proved costly when she ran into agents from US customs agency at the airport.

Stolen heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany found - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:34am - A 16th Century gold case containing Anne of Brittany's heart was stolen from a French museum.

Jürgen Klopp hopes Anfield roar helps Liverpool revive past glories against Roma - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:17am - Liverpool host Roma in a Champions League semifinal first leg on Tuesday, evoking memories of their famous win over the Italians in the 1984 final. Jürgen Klopp wants Anfield to help his side emulate that success.

Opinion: Corruption charges have Council of Europe teetering on the brink of ... - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:12am - When individual council members would rather illegally accept money and gifts instead of fighting corruption, then there?s no need for the Council of Europe anymore, says DW?s Max Hofmann.

'Heimat 2018': Who can feel at home in Görlitz? - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:04am - The right-wing AfD has a stronghold in Germany's eastern-most state of Saxony, where Görlitz counts 1,000 refugees, 3,000 Poles and a majority of Germans who've lost their country of birth. What do they see as "Heimat"?

Huge art installation commemorates victims of Ypres battles during WWI - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:03am - A monumental installation in the Belgian town of Ypres honors the victims of the First World War. Its 600,000 clay sculptures each bear the name of a person killed in different battles in the Flemish town.

Angela Merkel defends Germany accepting 10,000 UN refugees - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:01am - German chancellor Angela Merkel says that letting in legal migrants from a UN program helps head off illegal migration. Her remarks were made before a meeting with UN High Commissioner on Refugees Filippo Grandi.

Lesbos: Far-right attack on migrants leaves several injured - 23 Apr 2018 at 11:01am - Police on Lesbos cleared the main port area on Monday following a clash between far-right extremists and migrants. While no longer a key transit point for entering Europe, the Greek island suffers severe over-crowding.

Croatian tycoon Ivica Todoric to be extradited in Agrokor fraud case - 23 Apr 2018 at 10:14am - A British judge has ordered the extradition of Ivica Todoric ? the founder of Croatian food group Agrokor, who faces charges of fraud related to the near-bankruptcy of what was once Croatia's biggest private company.

Pakistan's first school for transgender students opens - 23 Apr 2018 at 10:09am - The school is being widely lauded for its efforts to empower Pakistan's marginalized transgender community. But will it change the widely entrenched conservative mindset? Shah Meer Baloch reports from Lahore.

Can Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron save the Iran nuclear deal? - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:59am - During separate talks with President Donald Trump this week, Macron and Merkel will urge the US to stick to the Iran nuclear deal. In an interview with Fox News, the French leader warned there is no "Plan B."

Radovan Karadzic: Bosnian Serb ex-leader condemns war 'myths' - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:40am - The former Bosnian Serb leader blames "jokes and rumours" for his conviction in March 2016.

'We Germans avoid conflict and crave harmony' - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:34am - Best-selling author and lawyer Bernhard Schlink talks about identity, the controversial concept of "Leitkultur," or "German leading culture," and shared values. What may Germany expect and where should it be more active?

Pope Francis hands out gelati for Rome's poor on his name day - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:31am - Christened 'Jorge' when he was born in Argentina, Pope Francis is celebrating his Saint's Day not with a dragon but a gelato. He is sharing the ice cream with 3,000 of Rome's poor and homeless.

Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus crash - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:27am - A team of Chinese medical experts has been deployed to North Korea following the bus crash which left 36 people dead. An investigation is underway to find out why the bus fell off a bridge.

Russia Telegram ban hits Google and Amazon services - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:05am - Google and Amazon have been caught up in Russian attempts to block the Telegram messaging app.

Armenia Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigns after anti-government protests - 23 Apr 2018 at 9:04am - The move follows days of protests against him, who protesters accuse of clinging to power. Earlier on Monday, opposition leader Nikol Pashinian, who was detained for his role in the protests, was released.

Missing stag do man Liam Colgan's body 'found in river' - 23 Apr 2018 at 8:53am - Liam Colgan, 29, had been reported missing on his brother's stag weekend in Hamburg in February.