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    Tunisia rescues 267 migrants, mostly Bangladesh nationals, in sea

    Agence France-Presse . Ben Guerdane, Tunisia | Updated at 03:21pm on June 25, 2021

    Tunisia authorities on Thursday rescued 267 migrants, most of them Bangladeshis, who tried to sail from neighbouring Libya to Europe across the Mediterranean, the International...

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    Gibraltar votes for easing abortion laws

    Agence France-Presse . Gibraltar | Updated at 11:02am on June 25, 2021

    Gibraltar voted by a large majority to ease its draconian abortion laws in a referendum delayed for over a year by the coronavirus pandemic, results...

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    Pandemic fallout to be felt ‘for years’: UN drug agency

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:02am on June 25, 2021

    The coronavirus pandemic is pushing more people into drug use, while illicit cultivation could also get a boost, the UN said Thursday, warning that the...

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    UK man tested positive for virus for 10 straight months

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2021

    A 72-year-old British man tested positive for coronavirus for 10 months in what is thought to be the longest recorded case of continuous infection, researchers...

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    17 EU leaders urge for respect of LGBTQ rights

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels, Belgium | Updated at 10:27pm on June 24, 2021

    The leaders of more than half of the EU's member states on Thursday declared their support for defending the rights of LGBTQ people after a...

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    Antivirus software pioneer McAfee found dead in Spanish jail

    Agence France-Presse. Madrid, Spain | Updated at 06:52am on June 24, 2021

    Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee was found dead in his jail cell in Spain on Wednesday, officials said, shortly after a court approved his extradition...

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    Scientists say too early to tell risk of Delta plus variant

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:40am on June 24, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 38,84,538 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Russia says it fired warning shots at UK ship

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:40pm on June 23, 2021

    Russia on Wednesday said it fired warning shots at a British navy destroyer in the Black Sea after it violated the country’s territorial waters, but...

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    EU deal for N.Ireland 'not sustainable', says UK minister

    Agence France-Presse . London, United Kingdom | Updated at 11:31pm on June 23, 2021

    The UK's deal with the EU on post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland is not sustainable, a senior British minister said Wednesday, as a ‘sausage war’...

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    UN climate draft forces world to face reality: Greta

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 11:31pm on June 23, 2021

    A draft UN report on a warming planet unveiled by AFP allows the world to ‘face the reality’ of climate change, Swedish climate activist Greta...