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    Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:21am on February 17, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by ‘yellow vest’ protestors and said it would not be tolerated. Police intervened to...

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    Merkel says US pullout from Syria boost Russia, Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Munich | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    German chancellor Angela Merkel warned Saturday that Washington’s plan to swiftly pull its soldiers out of Syria risks allowing Russia and Iran to boost their...

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    UK's May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:14am on February 15, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May on Thursday suffered another defeat in parliament over her Brexit strategy, just 43 days before Britain is due to leave...

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    May could face another Brexit defeat

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May could face a defeat in parliament on Thursday over her plan to renegotiate the Brexit deal, undermining her pledge to...

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    Food safety on the table at world conference

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa | Updated at 01:17am on February 13, 2019

    Food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites and toxic chemicals is a mounting health hazard and a crippling economic burden, a global conference on food safety...

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    Turkey orders 1,112 arrested over links to cleric Gulen

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Turkey launched on Tuesday one of its largest operations against alleged supporters of the US-based Muslim cleric accused of leading an attempted coup in 2016,...

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    Spain’s divisions laid bare as Catalan separatists’ trial starts

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Twelve Catalan secessionist leaders arrived at Spain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday to be charged for their role in a failed independence bid that split the...

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    World seeing ‘catastrophic collapse’ of insects: study

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in rapid decline and a third could disappear altogether, according to a study warning of dire consequences...

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    Clooney says Meghan being harassed just like Diana

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    The media are harassing Meghan Markle just as they did Princess Diana, who was killed in a car crash while being pursued by paparazzi, her...

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    May seeks more time for Brexit talks

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Prime minister Theresa May asked MPs Tuesday to give her more time to try and revive her Brexit deal with the EU in what the...

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