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Two Pakistanis, Syrian Man Injured in Gang Attacks in Cologne

BERLIN, Jan 11 – Two Pakistanis and a Syrian man were injured in attacks by gangs of people in Cologne, German police said late on Sunday, the city where the vast majority of dozens of New Year Eve assaults on women took place. Local newspaper Express reported that the attackers were members of rocker and

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A Year After Stampede, Shanghai Cancels New Year Celebrations

SHANGHAI, Dec 29 – Authorities in the Chinese city of Shanghai have opted not to organize New Year celebrations the historic riverfront Bund this week, a year after a stampede killed 36 people. City spokesman Xu Wei announced the decision on Tuesday, state broadcaster CCTV reported on its microblog. “There will be no activities on

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