Britain's Labour Party leader Ed Miliband gestures during a speech on immigration at a campaign event in Pensby northern England, April 18 , 2015.  REUTERS/Phil Noble

Labour to tackle exploitation of migrant workers

LONDON - Ed Miliband said that he would set up a new government unit to prosecute employers who exploit migrant workers if his Labour Party wins power in the national election.  Full Article 

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Afghan blast kills 33; president blames Islamic State 4:48pm BST

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said. | Video

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Islamist group claims attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Mali

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BAMAKO - A group headed by former al Qaeda fighter Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for a suicide raid on U.N. peacekeepers in northern Mali in which at least three people were killed.

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Cyprus passes foreclosures bill, opening access to ECB's QE programme

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NICOSIA - Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday approved legislation governing foreclosures, paving the way for the bailed-out island to join the European Central Bank's sovereign bond-buying programme.

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Deutsche Bank leans towards limited revamp with Postbank sale - sources

2:36pm BST

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank will sell Postbank but keep a pared back own-brand retail business in the overhaul plan currently favoured by management, sources familiar with the internal discussions at Germany's biggest lender said.

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Russia denies German report it is ready to sign gas deal with Greece

4:04pm BST

MOSCOW/BERLIN - Russia denied on Saturday a German media report suggesting that it could sign a gas pipeline deal with Greece as early as Tuesday which could bring up to five billion euros into Athens' depleted state coffers.

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Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up

6:09pm BST

MANAMA - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his 'beast' of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position on Saturday while team mate Nico Rosberg failed to make the front row at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Pope urges Europe to help with migrant crisis in Italy

Pope Francis calls for a "broader commitment" from Europe and the international community in addressing the migrant influx as he meets Italian President Sergio Mattarella. Pavithra George reports