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    Protesters block Iraq port as strikes take hold

    Reuters . Basra, Iraq | Updated at 10:47pm on November 18, 2019

    Protesters blocked entry to Iraq’s main commodities port again on Monday while schools and government offices in many southern cities were shut in response to...

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    Lebanon protests enter second month as demonstrators dig in

    Agence-France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:44pm on November 18, 2019

    Thousands of Lebanese took to the streets Sunday, as an unprecedented protest movement against the ruling elite entered its second month with the country in...

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    Girl dies as French river bridge collapses

    Agence-France-Presse . France | Updated at 10:37pm on November 18, 2019

    A 15-year-old girl was killed after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France collapsed on Monday, causing a car, a truck and possibly...

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    West backs Georgia opposition protests

    Agence-France-Presse . Georgia | Updated at 10:34pm on November 18, 2019

    The United States and European Union expressed solidarity Monday with Georgia’s anti-government protesters who took to the streets after the ruling party backtracked...

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    Andrew sex claim scandal overshadows UK election campaign

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:04pm on November 18, 2019

    A sex claim scandal involving Prince Andrew overshadowed Britain’s election campaign on Monday when Queen Elizabeth’s second son faced a backlash after a rambling denial...

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    UK government, military covered up war crimes: report

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:25pm on November 17, 2019

    The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation...

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    ‘Yellow vest’ anniversary protests lead to 254 arrests

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:11pm on November 17, 2019

    French police arrested 254 people during clashes in Paris and other cities on the first anniversary of the ‘yellow vest’ movement, interior minister Christophe Castaner...

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    Venice braces for ‘tough day’

    Reuters . Venice | Updated at 10:03pm on November 17, 2019

    St. Mark’s Square in Venice was awash with water and closed on Sunday as city authorities prepared for another exceptional high tide just days after...

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    France’s yellow vests seek show of strength for anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:39am on November 17, 2019

    French ‘yellow vest’ protesters began a series of nationwide demonstrations on Saturday in a bid to show the government they can still muster support on...

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    Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:32pm on November 16, 2019

    Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities...

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