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    Western allies confront Moscow over spy attack, vote meddling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:05am on March 17, 2018

    Britain and its allies on Thursday blamed Moscow directly for a poison attack on a double agent in England, escalating diplomatic tensions as Washington separately...

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    Russia to expand ‘black list’ of Americans - RIA

    Reuters | Updated at 01:00pm on March 16, 2018

    Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday Moscow would respond to a new set of United States sanctions by expanding its...

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    Italy remembers Moro as Cold War-style tensions rise in UK

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:25am on March 15, 2018

    While Great Britain reels from the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal that echoes the espionage brinkmanship of the Cold War, on Thursday...

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    Moscow warns London of retaliation

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:25am on March 16, 2018

    Moscow warned on Thursday it was preparing to retaliate against the ‘irresponsible’ expulsion of its diplomats from London, as Britain urged its allies to take...

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    Finland is world’s happiest country: UN

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:17am on March 15, 2018

    Finland is the world’s happiest country, according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday that found Americans were getting less happy even as their country...

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    Brief history of a genius

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:02am on March 15, 2018

    Stephen Hawking, who has died aged 76, was Britain’s most famous modern day scientist, a genius who dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of...

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    Britain to expel 23 Russian diplomats

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on March 15, 2018

    Britain will expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve toxin attack on a Russian former double agent in southern England, prime minister Theresa...

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    Merkel elected to fourth term as chancellor

    Reuters | Updated at 04:16pm on March 14, 2018

    German lawmakers voted on Wednesday to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for a fourth, and likely final, term that may prove her most...

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    Stephen Hawking’s death lights up Twitterverse

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:27pm on March 14, 2018

    Stephen Hawking’s death on Wednesday left the universe a slightly dimmer place but lit up social media as academics, politicians and celebrities alike...

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    Stephen Hawking dies at 76

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on March 15, 2018

    British physicist Stephen Hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, died Wednesday aged 76...

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