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    Tony Blair sees 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    Former British leader Tony Blair said there was a 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum as prime minister Theresa May will be unlikely to secure...

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    Australia aims to curb influx of new migrants to big cities

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:32am on October 11, 2018

    Australia plans to restrict some new migrants from living in its largest cities — Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane — for ‘at least a few years’...

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    440 homeless died in UK in a year: charities

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:03am on October 10, 2018

    Research showing that 449 homeless people died in Britain last year, many while sleeping rough, exposed a ‘horrifying’ and ‘unforgivable’ housing crisis, charities said on...

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    US economists share Nobel prize

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 01:00am on October 09, 2018

    US economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer on Monday shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating innovation and climate with economic growth, the jury...

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    Thousands gather across Europe to back migrant rescue ship

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    Thousands of people attended rallies Saturday across Europe to show support for migrant rescue ship Aquarius, stuck in port in the French city of Marseille...

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    Hundreds of dogs hound May for ‘Wooferendum’ on Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    With tails wagging and raucous barking, hundreds of dogs and their owners rallied in London on Sunday to howl for a new people’s vote on...

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    Increasingly human-like robots spark fascination, fear

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 01:06am on October 07, 2018

    Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid....

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    Nobel prize win significant for all women suffering sexual violence: Murad

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 01:03am on October 07, 2018

    Winning the Nobel peace prize is a significant victory for all women suffering from sexual violence, Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad said on Friday in her...

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    Interpol chief missing on home visit to China

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 10:06am on October 06, 2018

    French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after travelling from France to his native China, and they...

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    France investigate whereabouts of Interpol chief

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:09am on October 06, 2018

    French police have opened an investigation into the whereabouts of the president of international police cooperation agency Interpol, after his wife reported he had gone...

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