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November 7, 2018 12:46 PM City breaks world record with 300,000 oil lamps for Diwali

Tara John, CNN • Updated 7th November 2018 The northern Indian city of Ayodhya broke a Guinness World Record by lighting more than 300,000 clay oil lamps on the eve of the Hindu festival Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights. The 301,152 lamps were lit simultaneously for five minutes on the banks of the Sarayu River, which runs through the holy city of Ayodhya 86

November 7, 2018 9:25 AM 79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon, the governor said Monday. YAOUNDE, Cameroon – The 79 school children kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still 94

November 5, 2018 2:04 PM SWIFT says suspending some Iranian banks' access to messaging system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Belgium-based SWIFT financial messaging service said on Monday it is suspending some unspecified Iranian banks’ access to its messaging system in the interest of the stability and integrity of the global financial system. In a brief statement, SWIFT made no mention of U.S. sanctions coming back into effect on some Iranian financial 86

November 5, 2018 1:21 PM Citigroup appoints Philip Drury head of EMEA investment banking: memo

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) named Philip Drury to run its London-based banking, capital markets and advisory business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to a memo seen by Reuters. Citi, in September, overhauled its investment bank structure to combine its capital markets and corporate and investment banking divisions into a new banking 86

November 5, 2018 7:27 AM The U.S. Is Warning Its Citizens Over Tanzania's Anti-Gay Crackdown

The U.S. Embassy in Tanzania has issued a warning to American citizens and potential travelers over a planned crackdown against LGBT people in the East African country where homosexuality is criminalized. In a notice posted to its website Saturday, the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, urged citizens to “review” their social media 79

November 4, 2018 6:35 PM Iraqi Kurds say upgrade raises oil pipeline capacity to 1 million bpd

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An oil export pipeline in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region has been upgraded to a capacity of 1 million barrels per day from 700,000 bpd, the Kurdish regional government’s natural resources ministry said on Sunday. The pipeline carries crude across Iraqi Kurdistan and connects to a metering station in Fish-Khabur near the Turkish 105

November 4, 2018 5:03 PM Runoff elections across Poland watched as national harbinger

A woman checks her ballot paper, during the second round of the local elections at a voting station in Lomianki, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Polish people voted Sunday in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) 88

November 4, 2018 9:54 AM Iranian marchers chant 'Death to America' on eve of U.S. oil sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians chanting “Death to America” rallied on Sunday to mark both the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy during the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the imminent reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s key oil sector. Thousands of students in the government-organized rally in the capital Tehran, broadcast live by state television 100

November 4, 2018 7:08 AM Iranians rally to mark anniversary of US Embassy takeover

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to the crowd during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Khamenei says on the eve of the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran that the Islamic Republic is the "victorious party" 81

October 30, 2018 10:28 AM German national coalition will remain despite regional losses: economy minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told a newspaper that the national ruling alliance would stick together despite Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partner suffering losses in a regional poll. “The grand coalition will hold together because the SPD, CDU and CSU would otherwise 64