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    Amsterdam stabbing suspect had ‘terrorist’ motive, officials say

    Reuters . Amsterdam | Updated at 11:23am on September 02, 2018

    An Afghan man shot by police at Amsterdam's central station on Friday after stabbing two American tourists had a ‘terrorist’ motive, city officials said on...

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    PM May says Britain will not compromise over Brexit plan

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:19am on September 02, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May said she would not compromise with Brussels over her plans for Brexit as a media report said rivals in her...

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    German state assembly ousts MP for bringing baby in chamber

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on September 02, 2018

    The state parliament of Thuringia in east-central Germany forced a lawmaker to leave the house during a vote as she took her baby with her....

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    British-Bangladeshi gets 30-yr for plot to kill Theresa May

    Associated Press/United News of Bangladesh . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 02, 2018

    A Bangladesh origin British man who plotted to kill British prime minister Theresa May received a prison sentence of at least 30 years on Friday...

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    Bulgarian PM sacks three ministers over bus crash

    Reuters . Sofia | Updated at 10:12pm on August 31, 2018

    Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov sacked three ministers on Friday over a bus accident in which 17 people died, saying politicians needed to take responsibility...

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    Half the world’s schools lack clean water, toilets

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:45am on August 28, 2018

    Nearly half the world’s schools lack clean drinking water, toilets and handwashing facilities, putting millions of children at risk of disease, experts warned on Monday...

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    EU’s security must no longer depend on US, says Macron

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must...

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    Pope begs forgiveness for 'betrayal' of Church abuse

    Reuters . Knock | Updated at 04:33pm on August 26, 2018

    Pope Francis on Sunday asked for forgiveness for the ‘scandal and betrayal’ felt by victims of sexual exploitation by Catholic clergy as he continued his...

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    Study says no safe level of alcohol

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:55am on August 25, 2018

    Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195...

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    Britain outlines plans for no-deal Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:00pm on August 23, 2018

    Britain on Thursday outlined plans for managing the fallout in the ‘unlikely’ scenario of Brexit talks collapsing, warning that businesses faced more customs red tape...

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