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    7 Turkish journalists jailed for ‘terrorist propaganda’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    A Turkish court has handed multiple jail terms for editors and journalists from the now defunct pro-Kurd daily Ozgur Gundem on charges of spreading ‘terrorist...

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    Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it...

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    Europe holds ‘most important’ EU vote

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five...

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    May’s Brexit gambit fails

    Reuters . London | Updated at 05:32pm on May 22, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum...

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    Jailed Catalan separatists to enter Spanish parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:05pm on May 21, 2019

    Five Catalan separatist leaders who won election to the Spanish parliament will be allowed to leave jail for a few hours on Tuesday while...

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    32 dead in Tajikistan prison riot

    Agence-France-Presse . Tajikistan | Updated at 01:06am on May 21, 2019

    At least 32 people were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan, including 24 members of the Islamic State jihadist group and three guards, authorities...

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    Scientists adopt new kilogram definition

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:02am on May 21, 2019

    How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived...

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    Turkey orders arrest of 249 foreign ministry staff

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

    Turkish authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of 249 past and present foreign ministry personnel suspected of ties to the group blamed for a failed...

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    Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Kafranbel, Syria | Updated at 01:56pm on May 20, 2019

    Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia have killed 10 civilians including five children in a northwestern jihadist bastion, a monitor said Monday, hours after...

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    Germany’s far-right AfD warms to climate change denial

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 01:47pm on May 20, 2019

    They deny global warming, oppose wind farms, defended diesel engines and coal mines, and mocked teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg as...

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