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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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    Catalans occupy voting stations to defy Madrid's order to stop referendum

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on September 30, 2017

    Supporters of Catalan independence began occupying polling stations on Friday, setting up a possible confrontation with police who have been ordered to clear them out...

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    Britain ‘unconditionally committed’ to EU’s security, says PM May

    Reuters | Updated at 12:49pm on September 29, 2017

    Britain will remain ‘unconditionally committed’ to protecting Europe after it has left the European Union, prime minister Theresa May...

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    Chastened Merkel braces for coalition tussle after vote

    Reuters | Updated at 11:18am on September 25, 2017

    Germany’s Angela Merkel turns to the complex task of sounding out partners in a potentially fragile coalition after securing a fourth term as...

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    First commercial deal with Doha today

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:33am on September 25, 2017

    The state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, Petrobangla, is scheduled for today to sign a 15-year contract with Qatar’s state-run RasGas Company Limited to...

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    Merkel wins fourth term

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 01:05am on September 25, 2017

    Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a government after her...

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