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    Refugee aid groups attacked as tensions rock Greek island

    Agence France-Presse . Greece | Updated at 11:41pm on March 03, 2020

    Several aid groups on Greece’s Lesbos said they were suspending work with refugees and evacuating staff on Tuesday in the wake of violence and threats,...

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    Half of world’s beaches could vanish by 2100

    Agence-France-Presse .  Paris | Updated at 11:35pm on March 03, 2020

    Climate change and sea level rise are currently on track to wipe out half the world’s sandy beaches by 2100, researchers warned Monday. Even if...

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    World failed to learn SARS lessons for coronavirus fight

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:27pm on March 03, 2020

    The novel coronavirus outbreak has exposed a lack of global research on ways to combat the spread of infectious diseases, with health authorities failing to...

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    Child dies in migrant ship sinking off Lesbos

    Agence-France-Presse . Greece | Updated at 12:02am on March 03, 2020

    A young boy died when a makeshift boat packed with dozens of migrants capsized off the coast of Lesbos, the Greek port police said, as...

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    Greece blocks migrants at Turkey border

    Agence France-Presse . Pazarkule, Turkey | Updated at 10:50pm on March 01, 2020

    Greece said Sunday it has blocked nearly 10,000 migrants at its border with Turkey, which opened its gates to Europe as tensions mount over its...

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    Johnson to wed, expecting baby with girlfriend

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on March 01, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds announced on Saturday that they are expecting a baby and have got engaged. ‘The prime...

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    Exiled Catalan leader issues independence call near Spanish border

    Agence-France-Presse . France | Updated at 10:34pm on March 01, 2020

    Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain over a failed 2017 independence bid, on Saturday exhorted tens of thousands of supporters to keep up...

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    Opposition urges ‘Russia without Putin’ in rally for slain liberal

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:11am on March 01, 2020

    Thousands rallied in central Moscow on Saturday to call on president Vladimir Putin not to stay in power indefinitely, in the first major protest by...

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    Slovaks vote as journalist’s murder drives ‘desire for change’

    Agence France-Presse . Bratislava, Slovakia | Updated at 01:58am on March 01, 2020

    Slovaks voted Saturday in a general election where the governing populists risked being punished amid popular outrage over the 2018 gangland-style murder of a journalist...

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    Just call me Harry

    Agence France-Presse . Edinburgh | Updated at 10:12pm on February 28, 2020

    Prince Harry asked to be introduced as just ‘Harry’ at an event on Wednesday, kicking off a final round of public engagements before he and...

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