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    Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organisation said Friday, adding that...

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    Theresa May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Some of British prime minister Theresa May’s ministers will demand a ‘Plan B’ on her Brexit proposal next week and could quit if she does...

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    Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

    Agence France-Presse . Salzburg | Updated at 11:10am on September 20, 2018

    EU leaders will on Thursday make preparations for the final stretch of Brexit negotiations, after clashing with Britain over how to bridge their differences to...

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    Support my Brexit deal or face no deal: May

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:12am on September 18, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that unless they support her potential Brexit deal with the EU then they will...

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    London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:50am on September 17, 2018

    London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become ‘mired...

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    ICC decision on crimes against Rohingyas offers real hope: UN rights chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:50pm on September 13, 2018

    UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet has said the decision by the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court offers real hope for...

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    UK ‘failing’ to save thousands of children from modern slavery

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:39am on September 12, 2018

    Britain is failing to protect thousands of children from being trafficked and enslaved, activists said on Tuesday, criticising the government for lacking a clear strategy...

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    World hunger levels rise for third year running

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:37am on September 12, 2018

    World hunger rose in 2017 for a third consecutive year, fuelled by conflict and climate change, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, jeopardising a global...

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    7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including British, Egyptian tourists

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    A man wielding a knife and an iron bar injured seven people, including three tourists, in Paris, in an attack that bystanders tried to stop...

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    Trump facing a coup: Bannon

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:43am on September 10, 2018

    US president Donald Trump is facing a ‘coup’, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said, pointing to an anonymous column in the New York...

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