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    Thai junta lifts ban on political activities

    Reuters. Bangkok | Updated at 01:50pm on December 11, 2018

    Thailand lifted a military-imposed ban on political activities that has been in place since 2014, a government statement published on the Royal Gazette website said...

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    Attack on Afghan intelligence service team kills four

    Reuters. Kabul | Updated at 12:34pm on December 11, 2018

    An attack targeting members of Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency just outside the capital Kabul on Tuesday killed at least four people and wounded six others,...

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    'Yellow vests' denounce Macron speech as 'charade'

    Agence France-Presse . Le Boulou | Updated at 12:20pm on December 11, 2018

    Groups of ‘yellow vest’ protesters across France responded scathingly to the ‘crumbs’ offered by president Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt,...

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    Hodeida ‘most difficult’ issue at Yemen talks

    Agence France-Presse . Rimbo, Sweden | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The Yemeni city of Hodeida, home to both a valuable port and frontlines, has proved the most complex issue at UN-sponsored peace talks between warring...

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    Macron to meet unions, address nation seeking to end 'yellow vest' crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:12am on December 10, 2018

    President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on the ‘yellow vest’ crisis Monday and meet trade unionists and business leaders in search of a way...

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    ‘I can’t breathe’ were Khashoggi’s final words

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 10, 2018

    Jamal Khashoggi’s final words were ‘I can’t breathe,’ CNN said Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the...

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    Nobel laureates urge world to help victims of rape in conflict

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:55am on December 10, 2018

    Nobel laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence in their Peace Prize acceptance speeches on...

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    Sri Lanka’s ousted PM sets deadline to end crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:30am on December 11, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s ousted prime minister promised Monday to bring tens of thousands of supporters to the capital next week for a massive demonstration unless president...