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    Biologists demand trade ban on Mexico over endangered porpoise

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 03:22pm on August 24, 2019

    Conservationists are urging countries to slap trade sanctions on Mexico over its failure to rein in illegal fishing that could doom the vaquita marina porpoise...

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    German civil society activists stage anti-racism protest

    Agence France-Presse . Dresden | Updated at 02:31pm on August 24, 2019

    Thousands of civil society activists are to mount a march against hate and racism on Saturday in Dresden, Germany, a week before state elections when...

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    EU nations agree to take 356 migrants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Six EU countries Friday agreed to take in 356 migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean after a two-week stand-off again exposed the...

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    Navalny freed from jail

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after serving 30 days in jail for planning opposition protests, which have grown into a movement that...

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    Putin orders Russian symmetric response

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow, Russia | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Friday he has ordered the military to prepare a ‘symmetric response’ after Washington tested a formerly banned missile. Putin...

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    Amazon, Microsoft putting world at risk of killer: AI study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:46am on August 23, 2019

    Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major...

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    Russia sends its first humanoid robot Fedor into space

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space...

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    Macron backs month of Brexit talks as Johnson visits

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:12pm on August 22, 2019

    French leader Emmanuel Macron backed the idea of a month of further talks to find a solution to Brexit while ruling out major compromises as...

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    Water pollution an invisible threat to global goals: economists

    Reuters . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:48am on August 22, 2019

    Water pollution threatens nearly all the globally agreed development goals to end environmental destruction, poverty and suffering by 2030, economists warned in a report on...

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    More than 2,300 tigers killed, trafficked this century: report

    Agence-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more...

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