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    Six dead in Switzerland apartment fire

    Agence France-Presse . Solothurn | Updated at 03:57pm on November 26, 2018

    Six people, including children, died when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the north western Swiss town of Solothurn overnight, local police...

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    Russia seizes three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 11:14am on November 26, 2018

    Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in a strait near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the...

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    EU agrees Brexit deal, urges Britons to back May

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    European Union leaders warned the British parliament not to wreck Theresa May’s Brexit deal, saying a package agreed with the prime minister on Sunday was...

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    Spain bars May’s way to Brussels Brexit deal

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:55am on November 25, 2018

    Spain was standing between Theresa May and a Brexit deal as it threatened to derail an EU summit on Sunday if it does not get...

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    Fuel tax fuels protests in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:20am on November 25, 2018

    Police fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday in central Paris against ‘yellow vest’ protesters demanding French president Emmanuel Macron roll back tax hikes on...

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    France imposes sanctions on 18 Saudi citizens

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    France said on Thursday it had imposed sanctions, including travel bans, on 18 Saudi citizens linked to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and...

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    May defends draft Brexit deal agreed by EU, UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:57am on November 23, 2018

    Prime minister Theresa May on Thursday fended off heavy opposition in parliament after Britain and the EU agreed on the outlines of post-Brexit ties as...

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    Homelessness in Britain rises to one in 200

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:24am on November 23, 2018

    One in 200 people in Britain is now homeless, an increase of 4 per cent in less than a year despite government pledges to tackle...

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    Anne Frank’s house revamped for ‘new generation’

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    Teenage diarist Anne Frank has long been a symbol of humanity amidst the horrors of the Holocaust, but the house where she hid from the...

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    Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN

    Agence-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    The levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, have hit a new record high, the UN said Thursday, warning...

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