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    May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 01:27am on December 12, 2018

    Embattled British prime minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals on Tuesday in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after delaying a parliamentary vote on the text to avoid a crushing defeat....

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    Khashoggi, other journalists named Time ‘Person of the Year’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:26am on December 12, 2018

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country’s Istanbul consulate, was on Tuesday named Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ alongside...

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    Climate policies put world on track for 3.3C warming

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:11am on December 12, 2018

    Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday....

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    Modi stares at defeat in Indian state elections

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    India’s ruling party looked set Tuesday for stinging election defeats in at least two stronghold states, in a big blow to prime minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019....

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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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    May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:05am on December 11, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May will visit Germany's Angela Merkel Tuesday as she works to salvage her Brexit deal, the day after delaying a parliamentary...

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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...

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    Twitter CEO criticised for no mention of Rohingya plight in Myanmar tweets

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:29am on December 11, 2018

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has come under fire for tweets about his meditation retreat in Myanmar and encouraging people to visit the country without mentioning...