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    EU offers ‘unprecedented’ partnership with Britain

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 05:19pm on November 29, 2018

    If Britain sticks to the Brexit deal it negotiated, the European Union is ready to offer it an ‘unprecedented partnership’, the bloc’s chief negotiator Michel...

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    Martial law in Ukraine as Trump threatens to cancel Putin meet

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 03:08am on November 29, 2018

    Ukraine’s president signed an act imposing martial law in border regions on Wednesday as mounting tensions over Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian ships saw US president...

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    Greenhouse gas emissions gap wider than ever: UN

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:18am on November 28, 2018

    Global greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 could be between 13 billion and 15 billion tonnes more than the level needed to keep global warming within...

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    75-80pc chance of El Nino in next three months: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    There is a 75 to 80 per cent chance of a moderate El Nino event forming in the next three months, possibly impacting weather patterns...

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    Facebook knew about Russian activity in 2014: UK MP

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    A British MP on Tuesday claimed Facebook knew about potentially malicious Russian activity in 2014, long before such activity becomes public, during a parliamentary hearing...

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    Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of Russian invasion

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after president Petro Poroshenko...

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    May, Corbyn agree to TV debate over Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May challenged opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to a live prime time television debate on Brexit before a crunch parliamentary vote...

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    Ukraine demands action after Russia seizes ships

    Agence-France-Presse . Ukraine | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    Ukraine demanded the release of its sailors and more sanctions against Moscow on Monday after the Russian navy fired on and seized three Ukrainian ships...

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    Six dead in Switzerland apartment fire

    Agence France-Presse . Solothurn | Updated at 03:57pm on November 26, 2018

    Six people, including children, died when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the north western Swiss town of Solothurn overnight, local police...

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    Russia seizes three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 11:14am on November 26, 2018

    Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in a strait near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the...

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