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    UK MPs urge Leeds Utd to scrap Myanmar tour

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:27am on April 28, 2018

    Five British lawmakers who represent the city of Leeds have written to Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani, urging him to reconsider the club’s planned post-season...

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    EU to ban bee killing pesticides

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:07am on April 28, 2018

    The EU on Friday backed an almost total ban on insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, in a move hailed by environmentalists as a...

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    Big protests expected as Trump UK visit in July confirmed

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:46am on April 27, 2018

    US president Donald Trump will make a long-awaited visit to Britain on July 13, Downing Street announced Thursday, his first since taking power...

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    EU extends Myanmar arms embargo

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 11:28pm on April 26, 2018

    The European Union on Thursday extended its arms embargo against Myanmar, following human rights violations in the country, and was preparing sanctions against individual army...

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    Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:13pm on April 26, 2018

    The legendary Iranian-born photographer Abbas, who covered wars and revolutions across the world during a glittering career behind the lens, died...

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    France’s Macron decries nationalism in speech to US Congress

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on April 26, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged the United States to reject nationalism and stay true to global ideals of cooperation in the face of...

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    Threat of nuclear weapons use growing: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:03am on April 24, 2018

    A top UN official on Monday denounced growing rhetoric claiming that nuclear arms are necessary and warned that the risk of such weapons being used...

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    Armenian PM resigns amid days of street protests

    Reuters | Updated at 07:15pm on April 23, 2018

    Armenian prime minister Serzh Sarksyan said on Monday he would resign to help maintain peace in the ex-Soviet republic following daily street protests since before...

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    Kate, wife of Prince William, gives birth to third child

    Reuters | Updated at 06:36pm on April 23, 2018

    Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a boy on Monday at a hospital in London, the third child for the British royal...

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    Paris attacks suspect gets 20-year sentence

    Reuters | Updated at 02:56pm on April 23, 2018

    A Belgian court sentenced Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and a co-accused to 20 years in prison on Monday for trying to kill police during...

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