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    UK unveils new visa scheme for scientists after Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:21am on January 28, 2020

    Britain on Sunday announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system for life outside...

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    Nearly 500 migrants rescued in Med seek safe ports

    Agence France-Presse . Mediterranean | Updated at 10:04pm on January 27, 2020

    Nearly 500 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by two boats run by aid agencies were looking for safe ports in Malta and Italy, the groups...

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    Britain readies to leave European Union

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:54am on January 27, 2020

    Britain calls time on almost half a century of European Union membership this week, striking out alone in a historic move that has bitterly divided...

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    Brexit will not affect intel cooperation: EU

    Agence France-Presse . Zagreb | Updated at 12:14am on January 26, 2020

    Brexit will not negatively affect cooperation between the intelligence services in Europe, the EU’s anti-terrorism coordinator said. ‘The exchange of information is not impacted,’ Gilles...

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    Gunman kills parents, four others in Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt, Germany | Updated at 12:41am on January 25, 2020

    A 26-year-old man is believed to have shot dead his mother and father and four others in a town in southwest Germany on Friday, police...

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    Climate demands ignored at Davos: Greta

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 10:23pm on January 24, 2020

    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday said calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored....

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    Mexico detains 800 migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Ciudad Hidalgo | Updated at 10:19pm on January 24, 2020

    Mexican troops used tear gas to detain 800 migrants who surged into Mexico Thursday after wading across a river on the country’s southern border with...

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    EU chiefs sign Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London/ Brussels | Updated at 10:08pm on January 24, 2020

    Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent but...

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    Protesters hit streets

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:07pm on January 24, 2020

    French protesters hit the streets on Friday for a fresh day of demonstrations against the government’s pension reform, which would be officially unveiled after weeks...

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    Russian MPs give quick approval to Putin reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:07pm on January 23, 2020

    Russian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping constitutional reform bill put forward by president Vladimir Putin in its first reading, after less than two...

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