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    Thousands protest in Athens against Macedonian accord

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:57am on January 21, 2019

    Scuffles broke out in central Athens Sunday as tens of thousands of people protested a planned name change for neighbouring Macedonia that parliament is due...

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    PM’s office says Brexit moves ‘extremely concerning’

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office said Sunday that reported plots for parliament to seize control from the government over Brexit were ‘extremely...

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    Thousands protest against Hungary’s PM

    Agence-France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets on Saturday in protests against nationalist-conservative prime minister Viktor Orban in the latest of a wave of demonstrations...

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    Russians protest Kuril islands handover to Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Hundreds of Russians protested against a feared giveaway of strategic islands to Japan on Sunday, two days before a key summit between the countries’ leaders...

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    170 migrants missing in two Med incidents

    Reuters . Milan | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    An estimated 170 migrants have been lost in the Mediterranean in two incidents involving dinghies that left from Libya and Morocco, migrants organisations said on...

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    John Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her ‘red lines’ on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way...

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    ‘Yellow Vests’ march through Paris

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Five thousand ‘Yellow Vest’ demonstrators marched through the French capital on Saturday, marking a tenth consecutive weekend of protests against president Emmanuel Macron’s government....

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    ‘No injuries of concern’ for Prince Philip, 97, after car accident

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:39am on January 19, 2019

    Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip visited hospital for ‘a precautionary check-up’ on Friday that found ‘no injuries of concern’ after a car crash...

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    May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:37am on January 19, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy after MPs rejected her EU divorce deal, and insisted she could not...

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    Prince Philip shocked after car crash

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was ‘very shocked and shaken’ after being involved in a car accident that left his Land Rover flipped...

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