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    Impassioned May seeks Brexit extension to June 30

    Reuters . London | Updated at 02:09pm on March 21, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May made an impassioned appeal to British lawmakers to support her on Wednesday after the European Union said it could only...

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    Finland tops world happiness rankings: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Helsinki | Updated at 01:22am on March 21, 2019

    Finland ranked as the world’s happiest country for the second year running while war-torn South Sudan sank to the least contented in a United Nations...

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    Karadzic handed life sentence for Bosnia war crimes

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will spend the rest of his life in jail for the ‘sheer scale and systematic cruelty’ of his crimes...

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    May seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Prime minister Theresa May asked sceptical EU leaders on Wednesday to delay Brexit until June 30 as Britain’s political crisis deepened just nine days before...

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    Dutch quiz 3 over tram attack

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Dutch police on Tuesday questioned the Turkish-born suspect in a deadly shooting on a tram in the city of Utrecht and two other people arrested...

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    Macron debates for record 8 hours

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    French president Emmanuel Macron has set a new personal record for talking during a public appearance by debating for more than eight hours with intellectuals...

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    Cancer deaths falling in EU

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the overall number is expected to...

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    May tries to save Brexit plan after speaker’s bombshell

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May held crisis talks with her ministers Tuesday after the speaker of parliament threatened to derail her EU withdrawal plan just...

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    Paris catches Asian tigers in most expensive city race

    Thomson Reuters Foundation . Tbilisi | Updated at 12:57pm on March 19, 2019

    Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world’s most expensive cities to live in, a study revealed on Tuesday, with...

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    Rome joins new Silk Road

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping will travel to Italy, Monaco and France this week, the foreign ministry said Monday, with Rome expected to join his global...

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