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    Neo-Nazis must be tackled: Merkel

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis ‘without any taboos’ following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....

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    UK minister suspended after grappling with protester

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:56am on June 22, 2019

    A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change...

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    EU leaders fail to agree over top jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels, Belgium | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    European leaders failed to agree Thursday on a new top team to lead efforts to reform their union for the next five years, and postponed...

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    New UK PM may enliven Brexit: Tusk

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    A new British prime minister may spice up Brexit, but will not change the European Union’s stance towards Britain’s exit from the bloc, the chair...

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    Migrants in limbo off Italy as world marks Refugee Day

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:53am on June 21, 2019

    Italy’s far-right interior minister marked World Refugee Day on Thursday by insisting migrants rescued by a charity vessel are banned from entering Italian territorial waters.The...

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    Turkey sentences 24 to life in ‘coup ringleaders’ trial

    Agence France-Presse . Sincan, Turkey | Updated at 12:07am on June 21, 2019

    A Turkish court on Thursday gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed...

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    Einstein’s relativity document gifted to Nobel Museum

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:15am on June 21, 2019

    The Nobel Museum in Stockholm has been gifted Albert Einstein’s first paper published after he received the Nobel Prize in 1922 and discussing his then...

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    EU under pressure over 2050 net zero emissions target

    Agence-France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:10am on June 21, 2019

    European Union leaders will push Thursday ‘to advance work’ towards setting a target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to a draft...

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    Tories pick final two in battle to become British PM

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 06:38pm on June 20, 2019

    Conservative MPs began voting on Thursday to finally decide who will join Boris Johnson in the final two battling to become Britain’s next prime minister,...

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    Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2019

    Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the...

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