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    World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity: Oxfam

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:27am on January 22, 2019

    The world’s 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said Monday, urging governments to hike taxes on the...

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    EU ready to work again on declaration

    Reuters . Dublin | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    The European Union is ready to work again on the political declaration on future EU-UK ties but the Brexit withdrawal deal already agreed is the...

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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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