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    Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Reuters | Updated at 08:58pm on May 18, 2018

    Sergei Skripal, the Russian former spy who was left in critical condition by a nerve agent attack in Britain more than two months ago, has...

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    Southgate selects youthful England squad

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:17am on May 17, 2018

    Trent Alexander-Arnold has been included in England’s 23-man squad for the World Cup as Joe Hart and Jack Wilshere were confirmed as the big-name casualties....

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    Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:10am on May 16, 2018

    Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from society’s preference for sons, a gender discrimination study...

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    Facebook details policing for sex, terror, hate content

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:27am on May 16, 2018

    Facebook pulled or slapped warnings on nearly 30 million posts containing sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech in the first three months...

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    Attacker among 2 dead, 4 injured in Paris knife attack

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2018

    Police on Sunday scoured the background of a Frenchman born in Russia’s Chechnya region who killed one man in a knife attack in Paris as...

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    One killed in Paris knife attack by man

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on May 13, 2018

    An assailant shouting ‘Allah Akbar’ killed a passer-by in a knife attack that also wounded four others in the heart of Paris late on Saturday...

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    London mayor wants fast-food ad ban

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:44am on May 12, 2018

    London mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday proposed to ban adverts for foods high in fat, salt and sugar from the city’s transport network in a...

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    Call by Italian president for ‘neutral’ govt hits opposition

    Reuters | Updated at 11:04am on May 08, 2018

    President Sergio Mattarella called on Monday for Italy's bickering parties to rally behind a ‘neutral government’, saying the only alternative would be a swift re-vote...

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    Nobel literature body grants members leave after sex scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05am on May 08, 2018

    The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Literature Prize Monday said four members – who are traditionally appointed for life – were granted leave after...

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    Putin sworn in for another six years in office

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on May 07, 2018

    Vladimir Putin was sworn in for another six years as Russian president on Monday, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly...

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