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    Belgium’s ex-king forced to recognise daughter from affair

    Agence-France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:07pm on January 28, 2020

    Belgium’s former king Albert II admitted Monday he is the father of a daughter born from an affair half a century ago after a DNA...

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    Hundreds of rescued migrants allowed to dock in Italy: charity

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:03pm on January 28, 2020

    More than 400 migrants pulled from the sea in recent days will be allowed to disembark in Italy, a rescue charity said on Tuesday. ‘Forced...

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    Brexit fuels calls for second Scottish independence vote

    Agence-France-Presse . Edinburgh | Updated at 11:00pm on January 28, 2020

    Britain’s departure from the European Union has revived the debate for an independent Scotland, which was thought to have been settled in a landmark referendum...

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    UK unveils new visa scheme for scientists after Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:21am on January 28, 2020

    Britain on Sunday announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system for life outside...

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    Nearly 500 migrants rescued in Med seek safe ports

    Agence France-Presse . Mediterranean | Updated at 10:04pm on January 27, 2020

    Nearly 500 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean by two boats run by aid agencies were looking for safe ports in Malta and Italy, the groups...

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    Britain readies to leave European Union

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:54am on January 27, 2020

    Britain calls time on almost half a century of European Union membership this week, striking out alone in a historic move that has bitterly divided...

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    Brexit will not affect intel cooperation: EU

    Agence France-Presse . Zagreb | Updated at 12:14am on January 26, 2020

    Brexit will not negatively affect cooperation between the intelligence services in Europe, the EU’s anti-terrorism coordinator said. ‘The exchange of information is not impacted,’ Gilles...

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    Gunman kills parents, four others in Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt, Germany | Updated at 12:41am on January 25, 2020

    A 26-year-old man is believed to have shot dead his mother and father and four others in a town in southwest Germany on Friday, police...

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    Climate demands ignored at Davos: Greta

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 10:23pm on January 24, 2020

    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday said calls to the corporate elite meeting in Davos to immediately disinvest in fossil fuels had been ignored....

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    Mexico detains 800 migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Ciudad Hidalgo | Updated at 10:19pm on January 24, 2020

    Mexican troops used tear gas to detain 800 migrants who surged into Mexico Thursday after wading across a river on the country’s southern border with...

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