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    Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:03am on October 16, 2018

    The best — and fairest — way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an...

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    13 dead as flooding hits SW France

    Agence France-Presse . Toulouse | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    At least 13 people died as violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwestern France on Monday in the latest episode of wild weather...

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    Harry, Meghan expecting first baby

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are expecting their first child, due in the spring of 2019, the couple’s office Kensington...

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    22 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 02:09pm on October 14, 2018

    Twenty-two people, including children, were killed when a truck carrying migrants crashed in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Sunday, the...

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    UK PM faces double trouble in looming Brexit showdown

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46am on October 14, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May faces a fight on two fronts this week, battling to convince her own ministers and then Brussels as the Brexit...

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    Germans stage mass protest against racism

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 09:39pm on October 13, 2018

    Protesters from across Germany marched through Berlin on Saturday against xenophobia and the far right in one of the country’s biggest rallies of recent years....

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    Russian space rocket fails in mid-air, two men land safely

    Reuters . Kazakhstan | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    The two-man US-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft taking them to the orbiting International Space Station had to make a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan...

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    Tony Blair sees 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum

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

    Former British leader Tony Blair said there was a 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum as prime minister Theresa May will be unlikely to secure...

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    Australia aims to curb influx of new migrants to big cities

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:32am on October 11, 2018

    Australia plans to restrict some new migrants from living in its largest cities — Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane — for ‘at least a few years’...

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    440 homeless died in UK in a year: charities

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:03am on October 10, 2018

    Research showing that 449 homeless people died in Britain last year, many while sleeping rough, exposed a ‘horrifying’ and ‘unforgivable’ housing crisis, charities said on...

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