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Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101
David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving.
Park Geun-hye, from 1st S.Korean female president to 1st ousted leader
Impeached President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was permanently removed from office on Friday as the constitutional court upheld the impeachment motion.
Tusk wins second EU term despite opposition
Donald Tusk on Thursday won another term as president of the European Council at a summit here despite opposition from his home country Poland.
Number of displaced people in Mosul exceeds 200,000
As of Sunday, a total of 206,520 individuals have been forced into displacement as a result of the ongoing Mosul operations which began on Oct.17, 2016, a tracking system developed by the International Organization for Migrants (IOM) showed.
French presidential candidate to be summoned by magistrates
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon confirmed Wednesday that he would be summoned on March 15 by the investigating magistrates over alleged fake jobs.
Zimbabwe President Mugabe turns 93
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe turns 93 Tuesday and has declared that he is ready to soldier on as head of state and government.
Russian ambassador to UN dies in New York
The Russian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Vitaly Churkin suddenly died on Monday in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
US labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder withdraws
Andy Puzder, the nominee for labor secretary picked by U.S. President Donald Trump, said Wednesday he has withdrawn his name from consideration for the post as facing opposition from a number of Republican lawmakers, leaving shrinking chance for him to survive a Senate confirmation voting.
Chinese student in UK allegedly beaten to death by boyfriend
A British court has been told that a Chinese student who moved to Britain to further her education was beaten to death by her obsessed barman boyfriend, according to the Daily Mail newspaper.
Queen Elizabeth II reaches sapphire jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II reached another milestone on Monday when she became the only British monarch in history to celebrate a sapphire anniversary, marking 65 years on the throne.
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