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    Johnson vows to repay trust of voters

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:56am on December 16, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson vowed Saturday to repay the trust of former opposition voters who gave his Conservatives a mandate to take Britain out of...

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    UN chief ‘disappointed’ by UN climate talks outcome

    Agence-France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:48am on December 16, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said Sunday he was ‘disappointed’ by the results of a major UN climate summit in Madrid, calling it a missed opportunity...

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    Smog forces schools shut in Iran

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 01:46am on December 16, 2019

    Air pollution forced schools to close on Sunday in parts of Iran including Tehran, state media reported, as the capital lay under a thick cloud...

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    UK’s Corbyn sorry for election defeat

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:44am on December 16, 2019

    Britain’s main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn apologised to supporters on Sunday for overseeing his Labour party’s worst election defeat since before World War II...

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    UN climate summit wraps up with little to show

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:48am on December 16, 2019

    A marathon UN summit wrapped up Sunday with little to show, squeezing hard-earned compromises from countries over a global warming battle plan that fell well...

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    ‘Brexit election’ raises hopes, fears in Northern Ireland

    Agence France-Presse . Belfast | Updated at 10:45pm on December 14, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson’s crushing election victory gives Britain a chance to move past years of gridlock over Brexit — especially in Northern Ireland, where...

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    UN climate talks unravelling, face failure

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 03:20pm on December 14, 2019

    A UN climate summit in Madrid was facing failure Saturday after all-night negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever over how to fight...

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    Johnson vows to get Brexit done after sweeping win

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:26am on December 14, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political ‘earthquake’ in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to...

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    How world leaders react to Johnson’s win

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson’s resounding election victory was largely welcomed by governments around the world on Friday, with hopes it will put an end...

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    Man shot dead in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:02pm on December 13, 2019

    French police on Friday shot and killed a man who threatened officers in Paris’s bustling La Defense business district. The man was shot in the...

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