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    Ankara train crash leaves nine dead, 47 injured

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:19pm on December 13, 2018

    Seven people were killed after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital on Thursday, the Ankara governor's office said, revising an...

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    Three killed, 12 injured in Strasbourg Christmas market shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg | Updated at 10:49am on December 12, 2018

    A gunman killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday...

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    UN reports more suspected Iranian missiles found in Yemen

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:48pm on December 12, 2018

    More suspected Iranian-made weapons have been found in Yemen, the UN says in a report that will be discussed Wednesday by the Security Council. The...

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    Time’s Person of Year goes to journalists, including Bangladeshi Shahidul

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 04:31pm on December 12, 2018

    Time on Tuesday named a group of journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and two Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmar’s government, as ‘Person of...

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    Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

    Agence France-Presse . Vancouver | Updated at 02:34pm on December 12, 2018

    A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the United States in a case that has rattled...

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    Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 02:15am on December 13, 2018

    ‘Key political issues’ deadlocking UN climate talks ‘remain unresolved’, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday after an unscheduled stop at the troubled negotiations in Poland....

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    PM May pledges to quit before next UK election

    Reuters . London | Updated at 02:14am on December 13, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to step down before the next parliamentary election due in 2022, hoping to win over wavering lawmakers before a no confidence vote triggered by Brexiteers in her Conservative Party....

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    Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence vote backing ousted PM

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 01:13am on December 13, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s parliament on Wednesday passed a vote of confidence in its ousted prime minister, as it sought his reinstatement by the president to defuse a political crisis and avoid a government shutdown....

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    Indian voters boot out cow, happiness ministers in state elections

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:51am on December 13, 2018

    India’s only dedicated ‘cow minister’ has been dumped in state elections, ending a controversial tenure that saw hundreds of the sacred animals starve to death and poisoned on his watch....

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    Small islands plead for action at UN climate talks

    Agence France-Presse . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:45am on December 13, 2018

    Ministers from nations imperilled by rising seas and temperatures on Tuesday called for drastic action at UN climate talks deadlocked over a refusal by big polluters to embrace landmark environmental data....

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