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    60 dead after migrant boat sinks

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:14am on June 21, 2018

    At least 60 migrants died in the Mediterranean sea when their rubber dinghy sank last week, according to survivor testimonies gathered by a rights group...

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    British PM faces Brexit showdown with pro-EU rebels

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:19pm on June 20, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May faces a showdown with her pro-EU MPs on Wednesday over parliament's role in the final Brexit deal, which could influence...

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    Critical time to welcome refugees, says UN rights expert

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:17am on June 20, 2018

    The world must act now to help those forced to leave their homes by overwhelming circumstances, according to a UN rights expert. In a statement...

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    Two men killed in Malmo shooting

    Reuters | Updated at 03:51pm on June 19, 2018

    Two men were killed and others wounded in a shooting in the coastal city of Malmo in southern Sweden on Monday night, police said. The...

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    Record 68.5m people displaced worldwide: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:33pm on June 19, 2018

    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...

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    Number of civil conflicts doubles since 2001: ICRC

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:26am on June 19, 2018

    The number of civil conflicts worldwide has more than doubled since the start of the century, posing new challenges for curbing atrocities, the International Committee...

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    Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:07am on June 19, 2018

    Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children’s ‘screen time’ – addiction...

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    Van kills one at Dutch music festival, suspect held

    Reuters | Updated at 03:58pm on June 18, 2018

    A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others...

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    Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:19am on June 18, 2018

    Hardliners of chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised Monday to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the...

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    Woman yelling ‘Allahu akbar’ slashes two with blade in France

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting ‘Allahu akbar’ (God is greatest) attacked them in a...

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