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    Russia boosts Syrian air defence after plane shot down

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Moscow on Monday announced new security measures to protect its military in Syria, including supplying the Syrian army with a new S-300 air defence system...

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    UK Labour refuses to commit to second Brexit vote

    Agence France-Presse . United Kingdom | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Britain’s Labour Party on Monday agreed to vote on a conference motion to ‘support all options’ on Brexit, but the leadership refused to back a...

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    Italy govt adopts anti-migrant decree

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    The Italian government on Monday adopted a heavily-criticised security decree which will make it easier to expel migrants and strip them of Italian citizenship....

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    Britain’s Labour backs new election to solve Brexit

    Reuters . Liverpool | Updated at 01:44am on September 24, 2018

    Britain’s opposition Labour Party prefers a new election to a second referendum on Brexit, its leader said on Sunday, heaping pressure on prime minister Theresa...

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    Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:39pm on September 23, 2018

    A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional ‘burqa ban’, after voters in St Gallen overwhelmingly voted Sunday to prohibit all face-covering garments in public...

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    Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organisation said Friday, adding that...

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    Theresa May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Some of British prime minister Theresa May’s ministers will demand a ‘Plan B’ on her Brexit proposal next week and could quit if she does...

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    Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

    Agence France-Presse . Salzburg | Updated at 11:10am on September 20, 2018

    EU leaders will on Thursday make preparations for the final stretch of Brexit negotiations, after clashing with Britain over how to bridge their differences to...

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    Support my Brexit deal or face no deal: May

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:12am on September 18, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that unless they support her potential Brexit deal with the EU then they will...

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    London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:50am on September 17, 2018

    London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become ‘mired...

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