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    Johnson begins election battle

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:44pm on November 06, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson kicks off his election campaign on Wednesday vowing to ‘get Brexit done’ in contrast to his main rival, whom he...

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    Dismay as US formally starts pull-out from Paris climate accord

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on November 06, 2019

    The United States has formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, triggering expressions of concern and regret from...

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    Snowden warns of Web giants’ ‘irresistible power’

    Agence-France-Presse . Portugal | Updated at 10:50pm on November 05, 2019

    Technology has given internet giants ‘irresistible power’ when they work in concert with governments, whistleblower Ed Snowden told the Web Summit that opened in Lisbon...

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    Johnson spars with election rivals on Brexit, Trump

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn traded blows Tuesday over Brexit and Donald Trump at the onset of a...

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    Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall

    Agence-France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:39pm on November 04, 2019

    Germany marks three decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall this week, but a hint of a return of the Cold War and the...

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    41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

    Agence France-Presse . Thessaloniki, Greece | Updated at 10:35pm on November 04, 2019

    Forty-one migrants were found alive in a refrigerated truck in northern Greece on Monday, said police, who arrested the driver. The migrants, of apparent Afghan...

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    European asset companies concerned over climate than US companies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:43pm on November 04, 2019

    European asset managers are more likely to seek to hold companies to account over global warming than their United States counterparts, British-based pressure group ShareAction...

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    British lawmakers to elect new speaker of House of Commons

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:47pm on November 04, 2019

    British lawmakers will on Monday select the new speaker of the House of Commons, once an unremarkable event but one now charged with significance following...

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    Johnson ‘sorry’ for Brexit delay

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:50pm on November 03, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson on Sunday apologised for not taking Britain out of the European Union by October 31, while Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage...

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    Over 30 Pak migrants found in lorry in France

    Agence France-Presse . Nice, France | Updated at 01:03am on November 03, 2019

    More than 30 migrants from Pakistan have been found hidden in a lorry in southern France, prosecutors said Saturday. They said the driver, who was...

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