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    Gunman kills parents, four others in Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt, Germany | Updated at 12:41am on January 25, 2020

    A 26-year-old man is believed to have shot dead his mother and father and four others in a town in southwest Germany on Friday, police...

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    Climate demands ignored at Davos: Greta

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 10:23pm on January 24, 2020

    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday said calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored....

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    Mexico detains 800 migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Ciudad Hidalgo | Updated at 10:19pm on January 24, 2020

    Mexican troops used tear gas to detain 800 migrants who surged into Mexico Thursday after wading across a river on the country’s southern border with...

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    EU chiefs sign Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London/ Brussels | Updated at 10:08pm on January 24, 2020

    Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent but...

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    Protesters hit streets

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:07pm on January 24, 2020

    French protesters hit the streets on Friday for a fresh day of demonstrations against the government’s pension reform, which would be officially unveiled after weeks...

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    Russian MPs give quick approval to Putin reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:07pm on January 23, 2020

    Russian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping constitutional reform bill put forward by president Vladimir Putin in its first reading, after less than two...

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    UK MPs ratify Brexit law

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:06pm on January 23, 2020

    After years of acrimonious debate, British lawmakers on Wednesday finally approved the terms of their country’s historic departure from the European Union - due in...

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    Charity brands number of UK prison deaths ‘national scandal’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:27am on January 23, 2020

    The death toll in British prisons is ‘a national scandal’, a pressure group said on Wednesday, calling for a reduction in inmate numbers just as...

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    Greece elects first woman president

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:48pm on January 22, 2020

    Greece’s parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law. A...

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    Thousands on Greek islands protest against migrant camps

    Agence France-Presse . Greece | Updated at 10:39pm on January 22, 2020

    Thousands of residents on Greek islands hosting large migrant camps on Wednesday kicked off a day of protests, demanding the immediate removal of asylum-seekers. The...

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