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    FB digital gangsters, say UK MPs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:02am on February 19, 2019

    A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy....

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    Karl Marx memorial vandalised in London

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    The memorial of German philosopher Karl Marx has been vandalised in London for the second time in two weeks, the cemetery that manages the site...

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    May to speak to EU leaders

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May on Saturday vowed to speak to every EU member state leader ‘over the coming days’, as she wrote to Conservative...

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    Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:21am on February 17, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by ‘yellow vest’ protestors and said it would not be tolerated. Police intervened to...

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    Merkel says US pullout from Syria boost Russia, Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Munich | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    German chancellor Angela Merkel warned Saturday that Washington’s plan to swiftly pull its soldiers out of Syria risks allowing Russia and Iran to boost their...

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    UK's May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:14am on February 15, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May on Thursday suffered another defeat in parliament over her Brexit strategy, just 43 days before Britain is due to leave...

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    May could face another Brexit defeat

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May could face a defeat in parliament on Thursday over her plan to renegotiate the Brexit deal, undermining her pledge to...

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    Food safety on the table at world conference

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa | Updated at 01:17am on February 13, 2019

    Food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites and toxic chemicals is a mounting health hazard and a crippling economic burden, a global conference on food safety...

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    Turkey orders 1,112 arrested over links to cleric Gulen

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Turkey launched on Tuesday one of its largest operations against alleged supporters of the US-based Muslim cleric accused of leading an attempted coup in 2016,...

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    Spain’s divisions laid bare as Catalan separatists’ trial starts

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Twelve Catalan secessionist leaders arrived at Spain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday to be charged for their role in a failed independence bid that split the...

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