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    World leaders to mark WWI in France

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicks off a week of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which is...

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    Italian storms claim 18th life, 14 million trees

    Reuters . Milan | Updated at 11:04am on November 04, 2018

    Heavy rain and gales devastating parts of Italy have claimed two more lives, taking the overall death toll to at least 18, and laid waste...

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    Two stabbed at Sony Music HQ in London

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:58am on November 03, 2018

    Two people were stabbed at Sony Music’s offices in London on Friday and one person was arrested, British media reported, in an incident that police...

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    Russia slaps sanctions on Ukraine politicians, businesses

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:07am on November 02, 2018

    Russia on Thursday imposed financial sanctions on hundreds of Ukrainian individuals and dozens of companies, in what it described as countermeasures for Kiev’s actions against...

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    Oceans heating faster than previously thought: study

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:04am on November 02, 2018

    The world’s oceans have absorbed 60 per cent more heat than previously thought over the last quarter of a century, scientists said Thursday, leaving Earth...

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    Millions of disaster victims left hidden in the shadows: IFRC

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:17am on November 01, 2018

    Humanitarians must actively seek out millions of people who are hit by crises like floods, earthquakes but are left ‘hidden in the shadows’ and without...

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    Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2018

    Angela Merkel on Monday announced she will quit as German chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021, as she sought to draw a line under...

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    Pope condemns synagogue attack, calls for end to ‘hotbeds of hate’

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 05:20pm on October 28, 2018

    Pope Francis on Sunday strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh as an ‘inhuman act of violence,’ and prayed for the...

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    Thousands protest over Rome’s decline as mayor teeters

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 02:03am on October 28, 2018

    Thousands of protesters rallied in the centre of Rome Saturday over the Italian capital’s decrepit infrastructure, as the legal woes of its mayor whetted political...

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    Turkey hosts Syria summit with Russian, French, German leaders

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 01:44am on October 28, 2018

    The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany met on Saturday to try to find a political solution to Syria’s devastating civil war, provide access...

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