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    Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping...

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    Iran to keep rolling back nuclear commitments: Khamenei

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. ‘You...

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    Apollo astronauts meet at historic launch pad

    Agence-France-Presse . Cape Canaveral | Updated at 12:26am on July 17, 2019

    Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see...

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    Air raids kill 11 civilians in northwest Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Maar Shureen, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Regime air strikes on Tuesday killed 11 civilians in opposition-held northwest Syria, the target of months of bombardment by the government and its ally Russia,...

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    Jacinda Ardern condemns Trump’s xenophobic tweets

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:39pm on July 16, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of United...

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    Pakistan reopens airspace, ending months of flight restrictions

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 12:35am on July 17, 2019

    Pakistan on Tuesday fully reopened its airspace for all civilian traffic, ending months of restrictions affecting major international routes including from India after clashes between...

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    Chinese diplomats take to Twitter to defend Beijing

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Chinese diplomats are increasingly turning to Twitter to defend Beijing’s policies to the international community, taking combative stances and courting controversy on a platform banned...

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    Pakistan hopes to ‘refresh’ US ties with Imran’s visit

    Agence-France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Pakistan expressed hopes Tuesday that prime minister Imran Khan’s maiden trip to the White House later this month would help repair its acrimonious relationship with...