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    Moldova president refuses to dissolve parliament

    Agence-France-Presse .  Moldova | Updated at 12:10am on June 12, 2019

    Moldova’s president Igor Dodon on Tuesday annulled a decree to dissolve parliament, enforcing a standoff between two governments which insist on their claim to lead...

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    At least 6 migrants drown in boat capsize in Mediterranean

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 01:35pm on June 11, 2019

    At least six people died on Tuesday when a boat carrying migrants sank...

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    Head of ILO backs anti-harassment measures

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:26am on June 11, 2019

    The head of the International Labour Organisation on Monday urged the agency to approve new rules to stop violence and harassment in the workplace, despite...

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    Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed May officially starts

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain’s next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially begins...

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    Fight to take Theresa May’s place underway

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:43pm on June 10, 2019

    Around a dozen British Conservative MPs will formally throw their hats into the ring on...

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    Moldovan president suspended

    Reuters . Chisinau | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2019

    A Moldovan court temporarily relieved president Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff...

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    Johnson says he would withhold Brexit bill as PM

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2019

    Boris Johnson, considered the frontrunner to succeed British prime minister Theresa May, said on Saturday he would refuse to pay the country’s Brexit bill until...

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    UK PM candidate admits taking cocaine

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:15am on June 09, 2019

    Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British prime minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has ‘deep regrets’ about taking the...

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    12 bodies found in Bosnian mass grave

    Agence France-Presse . Sarajevo | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2019

    The remains of 12 Muslims killed in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 civil war have been found in a mass grave on a mountain near Sarajevo...

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    Greta gets Amnesty prize

    Agence-France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 02:26am on June 08, 2019

    Sweden’s teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was Friday awarded a prestigious Amnesty International prize for mobilising world public opinion on the...

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