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    Violent clashes in Paris as anti-Macron protesters return

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:33am on December 02, 2018

    Groups of masked protesters battled police through clouds of tear gas near Paris’ Champs Elysees Saturday as thousands took part in a third weekend of...

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    JC Bose in UK citizens’ choice for face on 50-pound note

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on December 01, 2018

    The news that UK citizens have nominated Bengali scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose among more than 800 other scientists in the Bank of England’s search for...

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    Merkel’s plane makes emergency landing

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    German chancellor Angela Merkel is due arrive in Buenos Aires on Friday evening, far later than planned but still in time to attend a G20...

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    Migrants declare hunger strike

    Agence France-Presse . Tijuana, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    Ten Central American women taking part in the migrant caravan camped on the US-Mexican border said Thursday they were starting a hunger strike to pressure...

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    Macron vows no retreat on reform

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron, under fire from swelling protest, insisted Thursday he would ‘never retreat’ and cast himself as a progressive voice on the global...

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    UK PM, opposition haggle over Brexit TV debate

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May is willing to debate her Brexit deal on television but cannot agree with the opposition on a broadcaster and format,...

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    Putin defends ‘lawful’ seizure of Ukrainian ships

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    President Vladimir Putin has insisted that Russian forces were in the right to seize three Ukrainian ships last weekend, but president Donald Trump expressed ‘deep...

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    2018 temperatures set to be among hottest on record: UN

    Agence-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Global temperatures in 2018 are set to be the fourth highest on record, the UN said Thursday, stressing the urgent need for action to rein...

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    Georgia ‘has chosen Europe’

    Agence France-Presse . Tiblisi | Updated at 05:34pm on November 29, 2018

    Georgia's French-born president-elect Salome Zurabishvili on Thursday said her election as the ex-Soviet country's first female president shows voters have chosen closer integration with Europe....

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    EU offers ‘unprecedented’ partnership with Britain

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 05:19pm on November 29, 2018

    If Britain sticks to the Brexit deal it negotiated, the European Union is ready to offer it an ‘unprecedented partnership’, the bloc’s chief negotiator Michel...

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