updated 7:33 AM MST, Nov 17, 2017

Germany hears first piracy trial in 400 years

Germany's first piracy trial in 400 years opened yesterday with 10 Somalis facing charges of hijacking a Hamburg-registered ship off the Horn of Africa.

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UK students protest university fees

Up to 50,000 students attempt to occupy ruling Conservative party's HQ in rally against plans to raise tuition fees.

Tens of thousands of students have protested against plans by the British government to raise university tuition fees, smashing windows and lighting fires in London, the capital.

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Plot sparks Europe flight crackdown

UK bans freight from Yemen and Somalia, as Germany extends Yemen ban to passenger flights in wake of US-bound bomb plot.
A number of countries have announced changed security procedures after the discovery of two parcel bombs in US-bound air cargo.

Britain has banned unaccompanied cargo freight to the UK from Yemen and Somalia, while Germany also said on Monday that it was extending its ban on cargo aircraft from Yemen to include passenger flights.

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