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    Iceland honours first glacier lost to climate change

    Agence France-Presse. Reykjavik | Updated at 05:18pm on July 23, 2019

    Railways minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Tuesday said about 2,000 level crossings out of 3,200 across the country were unauthorised. ‘Permission is needed from...

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    Brexiteer Johnson to replace May

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:12pm on July 23, 2019

    Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain’s next prime minister, charged with resolving the Brexit impasse and the high-stakes tanker...

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    Britain to form European-led force for shipping in Gulf

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:48am on July 23, 2019

    Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after...

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    Johnson hits more turmoil on last voting day

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

    Britain’s leadership contest entered its finale Monday with the favourite Boris Johnson facing more defections from ministers over his Brexit plan. The month-long contest between...

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    UN nuclear watchdog chief dies

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

    The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, has died after suffering poor health for some time, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on...

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    Teenage climate campaigner honoured in France

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

    Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped sparked a worldwide movement, received the...

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    New Zealand people hand over 10,000-plus weapons

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:46am on July 22, 2019

    New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country’s...

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    1,300 firefighters battle Portugal wildfires

    Agence France-Presse . Amendoa, Portugal | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    Planes and helicopters joined more than a thousand firefighters in central Portugal Sunday to battle huge wildfires in a mountainous region where over 100 people...

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    Iceland tops Europe as most expensive

    Agence France-Presse . Reykjavik, Iceland | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch bill will tell you...

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    UK FM strikes blow as Johnson prepares to become PM

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:55pm on July 21, 2019

    British finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree...

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