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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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    UK police probing election fraud allegations

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:30pm on November 16, 2019

    British police said Saturday specialist officers are assessing allegations of electoral fraud ahead of next month’s vote, following accusations the ruling Conservatives tried to bribe...

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    Prince Andrew has ‘no recollection’ of sex accuser

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:45pm on November 16, 2019

    Britain’s Prince Andrew has said he does not remember meeting Virginia Roberts, one of disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims, who says she was...

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    First European city may go car free next year due to e-transport boom

    Reuters. London | Updated at 09:48pm on November 15, 2019

    Next year will see the first major European city to ban private cars, a leading tech investor has predicted, saying a boom in electric-powered bikes...

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    Fresh tidal surge floods Venice

    Reuters. Venice | Updated at 09:17pm on November 15, 2019

    Venice was inundated by exceptionally high water levels on Friday just days after the lagoon city suffered the worst flood in more than 50 years.

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    Teenager kills one in Russian college

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:02am on November 15, 2019

    A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself,...

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