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    Water pollution an invisible threat to global goals: economists

    Reuters . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:48am on August 22, 2019

    Water pollution threatens nearly all the globally agreed development goals to end environmental destruction, poverty and suffering by 2030, economists warned in a report on...

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    More than 2,300 tigers killed, trafficked this century: report

    Agence-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more...

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    Migrants in limbo again after landing in Italy

    Agence France-Presse . Lampedusa, Italy | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    Eighty-three migrants who disembarked on Italy’s Lampedusa island were again in limbo on Wednesday as a European deal to redistribute them failed to materialise and...

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    Italy’s president holds talks after PM quits

    Agence France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 01:38pm on August 21, 2019

    Italian president Sergio Mattarella begins talks with key players on Wednesday in a bid to end Italy’s political limbo the day after prime minister Giuseppe...

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    Homeless English children living inhumane life

    Reuters. London | Updated at 12:02pm on August 21, 2019

    Children in England are sleeping in converted shipping containers and rooming houses, environments that are often dangerous and far from their schools, a report by...

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    Russia, China accuse US of stoking tensions with missile test

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign ministry in Moscow...

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    Desperate migrants leap off charity ship near Italy

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

    Ten migrants rescued by a charity ship leapt into the water on Tuesday to try and swim to the nearby Italian island of Lampedusa in...

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    New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star

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

    A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system...

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    European Union rebuffs Johnson’s opening Brexit bid

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson’s demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had...

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    Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters

    Reuters . Diyarbakir | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five...

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