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    France hit by second day of massive strike

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:27am on December 07, 2019

    Travellers across France endured a second day of chaos on Friday as unions vowed to keep up their strike until president Emmanuel Macron backs down...

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    Russia, Turkey working on new S-400 missile

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 10:22pm on December 06, 2019

    Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited...

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    Merkel visits Auschwitz death camp

    Reuters . Oswiecim | Updated at 10:21pm on December 06, 2019

    Angela Merkel made her first visit on Friday to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial after 14 years as German chancellor, bringing a 60 million euro donation to...

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    Leaked report exposes PM’s Brexit fraud, says Corbyn

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:13pm on December 06, 2019

    British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he had a confidential government report which showed there would be customs checks between Northern Ireland...

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    Putin seeks renewal of US nuke deal

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:12pm on December 06, 2019

    Russia’s president Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Moscow seeks to renew the nuclear New Start treaty, a key remaining US-Russian arms treaty, before the end...

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    Afghan woman killed in fire at Greek migrant camp

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:26pm on December 05, 2019

    A 27-year-old Afghan woman burned to death when the container in which she lived in a migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos caught...

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    Johnson plans for victory with Brexit Party boost

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:16pm on December 05, 2019

    One week before Britain’s election, prime minister Boris Johnson was confident enough to publish a plan on Thursday for his first 100 days in office,...

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    Extreme heat hitting rich and poor harder: climate index

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 01:31am on December 05, 2019

    Worsening heat-waves are taking a heavier toll on rich as well as poor countries, according to an annual ranking that measures the damage done by...

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    NATO unity on the line as Turkey row festers

    Agence France-Presse . Watford, United Kingdom | Updated at 10:49pm on December 04, 2019

    NATO kicked off tense summit talks Wednesday seeking to make a show of unity despite bickering among leaders as a festering row with Turkey rumbles...

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    Global CO2 consumption hit record in 2019

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 06:56pm on December 04, 2019

    Global carbon emissions boosted by soaring natural gas use are set to hit record levels in 2019 despite a decline in coal consumption and a...

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