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    British government postpones Brexit vote

    Agence-Frarnce-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2019

    The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions...

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    British PM May expected to quit Friday

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:47am on May 23, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce her departure from office, The Times reported, without citing a source. Theresa May will...

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    7 Turkish journalists jailed for ‘terrorist propaganda’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    A Turkish court has handed multiple jail terms for editors and journalists from the now defunct pro-Kurd daily Ozgur Gundem on charges of spreading ‘terrorist...

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    Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it...

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    Europe holds ‘most important’ EU vote

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five...

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    May’s Brexit gambit fails

    Reuters . London | Updated at 05:32pm on May 22, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum...

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    Jailed Catalan separatists to enter Spanish parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:05pm on May 21, 2019

    Five Catalan separatist leaders who won election to the Spanish parliament will be allowed to leave jail for a few hours on Tuesday while...

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    32 dead in Tajikistan prison riot

    Agence-France-Presse . Tajikistan | Updated at 01:06am on May 21, 2019

    At least 32 people were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan, including 24 members of the Islamic State jihadist group and three guards, authorities...

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    Scientists adopt new kilogram definition

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:02am on May 21, 2019

    How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived...

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    Turkey orders arrest of 249 foreign ministry staff

    Agence-France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    Turkish authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of 249 past and present foreign ministry personnel suspected of ties to the group blamed for a failed...

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