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    New Zealand people hand over 10,000-plus weapons

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:46am on July 22, 2019

    New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country’s...

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    1,300 firefighters battle Portugal wildfires

    Agence France-Presse . Amendoa, Portugal | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    Planes and helicopters joined more than a thousand firefighters in central Portugal Sunday to battle huge wildfires in a mountainous region where over 100 people...

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    Iceland tops Europe as most expensive

    Agence France-Presse . Reykjavik, Iceland | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch bill will tell you...

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    UK FM strikes blow as Johnson prepares to become PM

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:55pm on July 21, 2019

    British finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree...

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    Britain asks Iran to release Stena Impero

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:26am on July 21, 2019

    Britain on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it...

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    UN for stronger response to global terrorism

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    The UN Security Council called Friday for a better-coordinated ‘global response’ to international terrorism and organized crime by working together to identify and eliminate such...

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    Hungarian philosopher, critic Agnes Heller passes away

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:42pm on July 20, 2019

    Philosopher Agnes Heller, a dissident under Hungary’s communist regime and later a prominent critic...

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    Dutch government accepts partial liability for Srebrenica deaths

    Reuters . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    The Dutch government accepted on Friday that the state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from...

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    UK minister recalls abuse after Trump tweets

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Britain’s interior minister Sajid Javid on Friday recalled being told ‘to go back to where I came from’ as a child, condemning extremist language after...

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    15 migrants killed in Turkey bus crash

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:44am on July 19, 2019

    Fifteen illegal migrants were killed and more than 20 injured in a minibus crash in southeast Turkey on Thursday, a local governor said. The destination...