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    IS focus on young women worries Europol

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    The Islamic State group is targeting women from the millennial generation as it seeks new recruits after the fall of its so-called caliphate, the EU’s...

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    Mediterranean countries focus on missing migrants

    Agence France –Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Mediterranean countries say they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants—many fleeing Syria’s war—who have gone missing while...

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    Slovakia’s first female president sworn in

    Reuters . Bratislava | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia’s first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken...

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    WWII American bomb defused in central Berlin

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    A 100-kilogramme US World War II bomb was defused overnight near Berlin’s central hub of Alexanderplatz, police said Saturday. Police evacuated some 3,000 people from...

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    I didn’t hack anything : Assange

    Reuters . London | Updated at 03:46pm on June 15, 2019

    The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange...

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    Field narrows to 6 candidates

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:02am on June 15, 2019

    The field of contenders vying to become Britain’s next prime minister narrowed to six on Friday when health secretary Matt Hancock withdrew from the contest....

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    Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 01:50am on June 15, 2019

    Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is ‘essential’ to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters -...

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    Swiss women decry poor record of rights

    Reuters. Geneva | Updated at 12:53am on June 15, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion...

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    Swiss women rise up for equal pay

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 07:28pm on June 14, 2019

    Purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities Friday, as women across the...

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    Protesters scuffle with HK police, govt offices shut

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with...

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