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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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    Swiss voters approve tighter gun control

    Reuters . Zurich | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections...

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    Morales defies term limits, launches bid for 4rth term

    Reuters . Lapaz | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Bolivian president Evo Morales launched his campaign for a fourth term on Saturday in a remote coca-growing valley without addressing the biggest controversy in his...

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    May to make MPs a final ‘bold offer’ on Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:58pm on May 19, 2019

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she was preparing to make a ‘bold offer’ to MPs in one final attempt to get them to...

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    15 Swiss vote on tightening gun laws with EU relations in the balance

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:45pm on May 19, 2019

    Switzerland votes on Sunday in a referendum on whether to bring the country’s gun laws in line with EU legislation, as the government warns...

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    Pope pays tribute to journalists killed, says press freedom vital

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 01:20am on May 19, 2019

    Pope Francis paid tribute on Saturday to journalists killed while doing their jobs, saying media freedom is a key indicator of a country’s health.In an...