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    ‘No injuries of concern’ for Prince Philip, 97, after car accident

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:39am on January 19, 2019

    Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip visited hospital for ‘a precautionary check-up’ on Friday that found ‘no injuries of concern’ after a car crash...

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    Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:20am on January 19, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 02:34pm on January 19, 2019

    Gunmen in Thailand’s deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said on Saturday, capping a week of...

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    Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:41am on January 18, 2019

    US | politics | shutdown | Trump   AFP . Washington   US president Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan...

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    May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:37am on January 19, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy after MPs rejected her EU divorce deal, and insisted she could not...

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    UN members owe $2b in debt to peacekeeping

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:39am on January 19, 2019

    UN member states owe nearly $2 billion in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States responsible for more than...

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    Swine flu kills 40 in India

    Agence France-Presse . Jaipur | Updated at 12:30am on January 19, 2019

    At least 40 people have died and more than 1,000 have tested positive for swine flu since the beginning of this year in a western...

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    Putin calls for stable Balkans during Serbia visit

    Agence France-Presse . Belgrade | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for stability in the Balkans during a pageantry-filled visit to Serbia, a key Moscow ally.After arriving to a...