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    Hatred stirred by leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:01pm on December 18, 2018

    Hatred whipped up by ‘unscrupulous politicians’ has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday....

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    Bomb blast at Athens media group

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 01:57am on December 18, 2018

    A bomb blast early Monday damaged a building in Athens housing the headquarters of Greece’s private radio and television network Skai, but there were no...

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    New Brexit vote would break faith, says May

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    A second Brexit referendum would do ‘irreparable damage’ to politics and ‘break faith’ with the British people, prime minister Theresa May will say on Monday,...

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    Meghan’s father asks Queen to get his daughter back in touch

    Reuters . London | Updated at 04:10pm on December 17, 2018

    Meghan Markle’s father appealed to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on Monday to intercede to end his estrangement from his daughter, the wife of Prince Harry. The...

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    Blast smashes wrecks offices at Greece’s SKAI TV in ‘attack on democracy’

    Reuters . Athens | Updated at 11:49am on December 17, 2018

    A powerful blast smashed windows and wrecked offices at Greece’s SKAI TV in Athens on Monday in what officials called an attack on...

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    Nations agree global climate pact rules, but seen as weak

    Reuters . Katowice | Updated at 11:01am on December 16, 2018

    Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is...

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    Not just a small-island problem

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 11:00pm on December 15, 2018

    Climate change is turbo-charging losses from wilder weather and rising seas in rich countries as well as poor - and leaders must figure out how...

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    May’s plea for EU help cast as failure at home

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May’s attempt to win assurances from the European Union on her Brexit deal was cast by opponents on Friday as a...

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    Blair sees another Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Former prime minister Tony Blair said a second Brexit referendum is now the most likely outcome because plans to leave the European Union face deadlock...

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    Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by French police

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg | Updated at 11:06am on December 14, 2018

    The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jihadist...

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