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    IS not defeated, just transforming: experts

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:56pm on December 14, 2018

    Even as the last pockets of resistance in eastern Syria hold their ground, the Islamic State group is shape-shifting into a new, but no less...

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    Despite Trump’s appeals, executions declining in US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:33pm on December 14, 2018

    Despite president Donald Trump’s appeals for increased use of death penalty, its application has declined in the United States, with executions and sentences at historically...

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    Beauty queen from slum crowned Miss Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 01:27pm on December 14, 2018

    The title of Miss Venezuela went Thursday to a woman from the country’s largest slum after a ceremony that traded glitz for frugality reflecting an...

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    May survives confidence vote

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her colleagues, signalling the battle she still faces to get her Brexit deal through parliament....

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    Nadia Murad urges Iraq to probe fate of abducted Yazidis

    Agence-France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Nobel laureate and former jihadist captive Nadia Murad called on Iraq Wednesday to create a special team to investigate the fate of other members of her Yazidi minority kidnapped by the Islamic State group....

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    Ex-lawyer blames Trump ‘dirty deeds’ as he gets three years

    Agence-France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Donald Trump’s former lawyer apologised Wednesday for covering up the ‘dirty deeds’ of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years for multiple crimes including hush money payments implicating the US president....

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    French govt urges end to protests after Strasbourg attack

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    The French government on Thursday urged ‘yellow vest’ protesters not to hold another round of demonstrations this weekend as police hunted for a second day for the fugitive gunman who attacked a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg....

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    Court rules against Sri Lanka president, impeachment edges closer

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 08:02pm on December 13, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court opened the way for potential impeachment proceedings against the president on Thursday, ruling that he broke the law by dissolving parliament...

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