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    Fake bomb threats prompt mass evacuations in Moscow

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 07:38pm on February 05, 2019

    Thousands of school children, office workers and shoppers were evacuated from over 100 buildings in and around Moscow on Tuesday, reports said, in the latest...

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    Dutch former anti-Islam MP becomes Muslim

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 04:50pm on February 05, 2019

    A Dutch former far-right MP and right-hand man of anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders has set tongues wagging in the Netherlands after revealing he has converted...

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    10 dead in Paris apartment block fire

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:11am on February 05, 2019

    At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started...

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    Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:09am on February 04, 2019

    British officials have revived Cold War emergency plans to relocate the royal family should there be riots in London if Britain suffers a disruptive departure...

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    May says is ‘armed with fresh’ Brexit mandate

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:15pm on February 03, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would be ‘armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas’ when she meets European Union negotiators...

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    Heavy snowfall forces cancellation of Garmisch downhill

    Agence France-Presse . Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany | Updated at 01:20am on February 03, 2019

    The men’s World Cup downhill scheduled to take place at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Saturday has been cancelled due to heavy snowfall, race organisers said....

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    French ‘yellow vests’ march through Paris denouncing police violence

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:07am on February 03, 2019

    Several thousand ‘yellow vest’ protesters marched through Paris and other French cities on Saturday on the 12th weekend of action against the government despite opinion...

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    Russia suspends nuclear missile treaty after US move

    Agence Francew-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:01am on February 03, 2019

    President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia was suspending its participation in a key Cold War-era missile treaty in a mirror response to a US...

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    Pope wants new page in history in UAE visit

    Reuters . Vatican City/ Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:00am on February 02, 2019

    Pope Francis is hoping to persuade a country enmeshed in a regional war that he has condemned to give Catholics more freedom when he becomes...

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    MPs’ break scrapped as Brexit clock ticks down

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 01, 2019

    The British government announced Thursday it was scrapping MPs’ February holiday in the rush to get ready for Brexit on March 29 but hinted it...

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