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    Anti-Brexit party launch

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

    A new pro-EU political party is launching its campaign Tuesday for next month’s European elections, as British lawmakers return from an Easter break to fresh...

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    Ukraine comedian Zelensky wins presidency

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

    A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to...

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    Arrests at London climate-change protests top 1,000

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    The number of environmental campaigners arrested during eight days of direct action in London topped 1,000 on Monday, police said, adding that Waterloo Bridge, one...

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    Comic poised to take over presidency in Ukraine vote

    Kiev. Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:55pm on April 21, 2019

    Ukrainians went to polls on Sunday in the second round of an extraordinary election with a comedian who plays a president on TV expected to...

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    Journalist shot dead during Ireland riot

    Reuters . Belfast | Updated at 12:49am on April 20, 2019

    An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the province...

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    Protests on in London, Paris, Rome

    Reuters . London/Paris/ Rome | Updated at 12:44am on April 20, 2019

    Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in central London on Friday to read poetry praising Earth’s bounties, part of a series of protests...

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    Pope washes feet of prisoners

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prisoners on Thursday at a traditional service, telling them to shun any inmate hierarchy structure or...

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    Female journo shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

    Reuters. Belfast | Updated at 02:49pm on April 19, 2019

    An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, in what police on Friday said...

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    London climate protests enter fourth day

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    London commuters faced further disruption on Thursday as climate change protests continued to bring parts of the British capital to a standstill, leading to over...

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    Madeira mourns 29 German bus crash victims

    Reuters . Canico, Portugal | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Madeira began three days of mourning on Thursday for 29 German tourists who died after their bus veered off a steep road, as Germany’s foreign...

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