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    Fossil fuel polluters from US to China far off climate targets: UN

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:50am on November 21, 2019

    The world’s major fossil fuel producers are set to bust global environmental goals with excessive coal, oil and gas extraction in the next decade, the...

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    850,000 documents on Nazi victims put online

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:57pm on November 20, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of documents on Nazi crimes with information on some 10 million people were made accessible online on Tuesday, the Germany-based International Center...

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    Former UK consulate worker says Chinese police tortured him

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:57pm on November 20, 2019

    A former employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong said Wednesday that Chinese secret police tortured and interrogated him about London’s role in protests in...

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    Key impeachment witness says Ukraine offered defence post

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:55pm on November 20, 2019

    A key witness in the impeachment investigation into US president Donald Trump’s alleged arms-for-investigations Ukraine scandal testified Tuesday that a senior Kiev official offered him...

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    Migrants found alive in refrigerated truck on Dutch-UK ferry

    Agence-France-Presse . Netherlands | Updated at 10:50pm on November 20, 2019

    A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the Netherlands to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said. The...

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    British PM, Labour leader spar over Brexit in first election debate

    Agence-France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 02:21pm on November 20, 2019

    Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn traded blows Tuesday over Brexit and the health system as they vied for votes during...

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    Protesters block Iraq port as strikes take hold

    Reuters . Basra, Iraq | Updated at 10:47pm on November 18, 2019

    Protesters blocked entry to Iraq’s main commodities port again on Monday while schools and government offices in many southern cities were shut in response to...

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    Lebanon protests enter second month as demonstrators dig in

    Agence-France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:44pm on November 18, 2019

    Thousands of Lebanese took to the streets Sunday, as an unprecedented protest movement against the ruling elite entered its second month with the country in...

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    Girl dies as French river bridge collapses

    Agence-France-Presse . France | Updated at 10:37pm on November 18, 2019

    A 15-year-old girl was killed after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France collapsed on Monday, causing a car, a truck and possibly...

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    West backs Georgia opposition protests

    Agence-France-Presse . Georgia | Updated at 10:34pm on November 18, 2019

    The United States and European Union expressed solidarity Monday with Georgia’s anti-government protesters who took to the streets after the ruling party backtracked...