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    Merkel coalition’s fate hangs in balance

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:07pm on July 02, 2018

    German chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition risked breaking apart Monday, as her hardline conservative Bavarian allies pushed a showdown over migrant policy after she was...

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    Gangster flees French prison in helicopter

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:49am on July 02, 2018

    A French gangster is on the run after being sprung from jail by heavily armed gunmen and escaping in a helicopter that landed in the...

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    Qatar urges UN’s top court to end UAE ‘climate of fear’

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:05am on July 01, 2018

    The United Arab Emirates has spread a ‘climate of fear’ among Qataris living there, splitting families and causing ‘substantial pain’ during a year-long blockade, the...

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    US candidate loses IOM race

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:27pm on June 29, 2018

    Ken Isaacs, the US nominee to lead the UN migration agency, was knocked out of the race on Friday after coming third behind Portugal’s Antonio...

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    EU cuts migration deal after marathon talks, differences remain

    Reuters | Updated at 09:59am on June 29, 2018

    European leaders reached a deal on migration in the early hours of Friday after tense and lengthy talks, but the pledges made to strengthen borders...

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    Trump, Putin to meet on July 16 in Helsinki

    Reuters | Updated at 07:13pm on June 28, 2018

    US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin will meet on July 16 in Helsinki, the Kremlin and the White House said on Thursday,...

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    EU sanctions military officials

    Agence France-Presse . Luxembourg | Updated at 12:05am on June 26, 2018

    The EU on Monday hit seven top Myanmar security officials with sanctions over the Rohingya crisis, accusing them of serious human rights violations including killings...

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    Turkey's Erdogan wins presidential election, opposition yet to concede

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on June 25, 2018

    Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's presidential election on Sunday, the head of the country's electoral body said, overcoming the biggest electoral challenge to his rule in...

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    Turks vote for president, parliament in crucial test for Erdogan

    Reuters | Updated at 10:16am on June 24, 2018

    Turks vote for a new president and parliament on Sunday in elections that pose the biggest challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party...

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    Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants across Med

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 11:14pm on June 23, 2018

    Spanish coast guards rescued nearly 600 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing from Africa, authorities said on Saturday, while off the coast of Libya...

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