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    May says Brexit deal defeat could topple govt

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Prime minister Theresa May warned on Sunday that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in the European Union and bring the opposition...

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    Fresh ‘yellow vest’ protests hit France

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Calls mounted Sunday for president Emmanuel Macron to bring an end to the ‘yellow vest’ crisis gripping France as authorities in Paris and elsewhere counted...

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    Over 1,700 arrested in latest ‘yellow vest’ protests in France

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:52am on December 09, 2018

    More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest ‘yellow vest’ protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more...

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    Merkel gets boost with ally’s party win

    Agence France-Presse . Hamburg | Updated at 02:33am on December 09, 2018

    The victory in a party leadership battle of a close ally of Angela Merkel greatly boosts her chances of seeing out her fourth term, but...

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    UN climate negotiators sweat over detail as deadline looms

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:51am on December 09, 2018

    Half-way through crucial talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share out the cost of curbing global warming...

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    Six, mostly teens, killed in Italy nightclub stampede

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 11:36am on December 08, 2018

    Six people died in a stampede at a nightclub near Ancona in central Italy after panic erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning, fire...

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    Tear gas, mass arrests as new ‘yellow vest’ protests hit Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:10am on December 08, 2018

    Police fired tear gas and arrested hundreds of people in Paris on Saturday as the French capital went on lockdown for the latest ‘yellow vest’...

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    Merkel’s party votes for new leader

    Reuters . Hamburg | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats vote on Friday to decide who replaces her as party leader and moves into pole position to succeed her as German...

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    Ukraine calls for int’l action against Russian aggression

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

    Ukraine’s foreign minister on Thursday called for a speedy international response to Russia’s ‘aggression’ after it seized three Ukrainian navy ships and 24 sailors in...

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    France to close Eiffel Tower at weekend

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:15pm on December 07, 2018

    France will close the Eiffel Tower and other tourism landmarks in Paris and draft in thousands more security forces on Saturday to stave off another...

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