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    Barcelona may leave Spanish La Liga if Catalonia gains independence from Spain

    Reuters | Updated at 10:45am on October 03, 2017

    Barcelona and its members would have to decide which soccer league to play in if Catalonia gained independence from Spain, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu...

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    Rohingya refugees can return from Bangladesh

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 02:05am on October 03, 2017

    Myanmar told the United Nations refugee agency on Monday its top priority was to bring back Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh, but much work...

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    2 women killed in France attack

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille | Updated at 12:14am on October 03, 2017

    French anti-terrorism investigators scrambled on Monday to identify a knifeman who used multiple aliases before killing two women at the main train station in Marseille...

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    US scientists win Nobel medicine prize

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05am on October 03, 2017

    US scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young won the 2017 Nobel prize for medicine on Monday for unravelling molecular mechanisms that control our...

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    Catalonia has ‘won right to statehood’

    BBC | Updated at 08:55am on October 02, 2017

    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence...

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    Two dead in Marseille station knife attack

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille, France | Updated at 07:05pm on October 01, 2017

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille, France A man armed with a knife killed two people at the main train station in the southern French city of...

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    Austrian ban on veil comes into force

    BBC | Updated at 12:32pm on October 01, 2017

    Legislation banning full-face Muslim veils in public spaces has gone into effect in Austria. The government says the law, which says faces must be...

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    Thousands march in Dublin against Irish abortion laws

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:50am on October 01, 2017

    Thousands of demonstrators marched in Dublin on Saturday in favour of liberalising Ireland's tight abortion laws ahead of a planned referendum on the fiercely-debated issue...

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    Spanish police storm polling station in Catalonia independence vote

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55am on October 01, 2017

    Spanish riot police smashed their way into a polling station in Catalonia on Sunday as they sought to shut down a banned independence referendum that...

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    Oxford college removes Suu Kyi portrait

    BBC | Updated at 11:40am on September 30, 2017

    A portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi has been removed by Oxford University, where she was previously awarded an honorary degree, amid criticism of her...

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