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17Oct/15

Cologne mayor candidate stabbed apparently for supporting refugees, say police

German police say the man who stabbed a mayoral candidate in Cologne has admitted xenophobic motivation for the attack, targeting the politician for her work with refugees.

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01Jul/15

Mayor of Mexican fishing town ‘marries’ crocodile

The mayor of a Mexican fishing village marries crocodile – dressed in white gown – in hopes of favourable climactic conditions, bountiful water and crops.

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12May/15

UK’s Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role

Prime Minister David Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role in government but stops short of giving him a ministerial portfolio in his cabinet reshuffle.

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29Apr/15

Peace Be Still

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Baltimore Thanks @darinatwater Photo by M. Cromartie

20Mar/15

Peruvian mayor of town near giant copper project assassinated

The mayor of a Peruvian town near a controversial multi-billion dollar mining project assassinated in an apparent ambush.

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