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    Hundreds of suspected slavery victims left ‘in limbo’ by UK failings

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:26am on January 23, 2019

    Hundreds of suspected victims of slavery in Britain are living ‘in limbo’ and risk being retrafficked due to long delays in the system that identifies...

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    Scientists warn of climate ‘time bomb’ for groundwater

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:25am on January 23, 2019

    Future generations face an environmental ‘time bomb’ as the world’s groundwater systems take decades to respond to the present day impact of climate change, scientists...

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    Migrants need better access to health care in Europe: WHO

    Agence-France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    Europe must guarantee migrants better access to medical care, the World Health Organisation urged Monday, and highlighted massive disparities in access to health services in...

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    Ex-PM Tymoshenko launches bid for Ukraine presidency

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Tuesday officially launched her bid for the presidency, with polls showing her as the frontrunner for the country’s...

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    Britain launches app for EU citizens to stay after Brexit

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    The British government launched a phone app Monday to allow some 3.5 million EU nationals to apply to stay after Brexit — immediately receiving a...

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    Corbyn pushes for parliament vote

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to...

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    World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity: Oxfam

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 12:27am on January 22, 2019

    The world’s 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said Monday, urging governments to hike taxes on the...

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    EU ready to work again on declaration

    Reuters . Dublin | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    The European Union is ready to work again on the political declaration on future EU-UK ties but the Brexit withdrawal deal already agreed is the...

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    Thousands protest in Athens against Macedonian accord

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:57am on January 21, 2019

    Scuffles broke out in central Athens Sunday as tens of thousands of people protested a planned name change for neighbouring Macedonia that parliament is due...

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    PM’s office says Brexit moves ‘extremely concerning’

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office said Sunday that reported plots for parliament to seize control from the government over Brexit were ‘extremely...

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