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    Protests in Moscow for free elections

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Russian opposition activists held small one-man protests in Moscow Saturday to demand free elections, as the wave of the Russian capital’s larger demonstrations took a...

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    Iran tanker in limbo off Gibraltar as US issues warrant

    Agence France-Presse . Gibraltar | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    A last-minute US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker preparing to leave Gibraltar after weeks of detention cast doubt over its departure on Saturday, prolonging...

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    Greenland not for sale, but increasingly valuable: Denmark

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 07:33pm on August 17, 2019

    Donald Trump’s reported wish to buy Greenland may have been rejected by Denmark, but it underscores the rapidly rising value of the massive, ice-covered island...

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    Nine killed in Ukraine hotel fire

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 02:37pm on August 17, 2019

    Nine people were killed in a hotel fire in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa on Saturday, leading authorities to launch a country-wide inspection of safety...

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    Moscow opposition to hold fresh protests after month of rallies

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:42pm on August 17, 2019

    Moscow was set for fresh protests Saturday, the latest in a wave of demonstrations that has seen tens of thousands take to the streets after...

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    Anti-Brexit party reveals candidates

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    The leader of the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats party said on Friday two senior lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition have indicated willingness to lead...

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    Russians hail ‘hero’ pilot

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero on Thursday for landing an Airbus carrying more than 230 people in a Moscow corn field...

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    Labour vows to bring down Johnson, delay Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Britain’s opposition Labour Party began its campaign to bring down prime minister Boris Johnson, urging lawmakers to back a no-confidence vote and unite behind a...

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    British PM sees ‘collaboration’ between anti-Brexit MPs, Brussels

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 15, 2019

    Prime minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said Brussels and Brexit-blocking MPs were guilty of a ‘terrible collaboration’ that would force Britain towards a no-deal exit...

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    One injured in Norway mosque shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo, Norway | Updated at 12:55am on August 11, 2019

    One person was injured in a shooting inside a mosque in a suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday, police said, adding that a...

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