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    Trump’s idea of selling Greenland to US is absurd: Danish PM

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:24am on August 20, 2019

    Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an...

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    Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Britain’s parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday, after leaked official documents...

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    EU says ready for no-deal Brexit

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    The European Commission said on Monday that the EU was ready for a no-deal Brexit and that Britain would suffer most under such a scenario....

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    Macron presses Putin for Ukraine progress

    Agence France-Presse . Bormes-les-Mimosas | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Monday hosts Vladimir Putin for a rare bilateral visit by the Russian strongman to a major EU power, seeking to...

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    Turkish authorities seize 330 migrants

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Turkish authorities have seized a total of 330 migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos, officials said on Sunday. The coastguard in...

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    Evacuations as Gran Canaria hit by new blaze

    Agence-France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Authorities on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria were set to evacuate more residents on Saturday as a forest fire broke out just days after...

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    UK MPs press PM to recall parliament over Brexit

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson came under pressure Sunday to immediately recall lawmakers from their summer holiday so parliament can debate Brexit. More than 100...

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    Aberdeen demo demands Scotland’s freedom from UK

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua . London | Updated at 02:44pm on August 18, 2019

    Around 12,000 people marched through Aberdeen on Saturday as part of a campaign to seek Scotland’s freedom from the United Kingdom...

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    Protests in Moscow for free elections

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Russian opposition activists held small one-man protests in Moscow Saturday to demand free elections, as the wave of the Russian capital’s larger demonstrations took a...

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    Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

    Agence France-Presse . Gibraltar | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    A last-minute US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker preparing to leave Gibraltar after weeks of detention cast doubt over its departure on Saturday, prolonging...

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