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    British PM contestants face second round of voting

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:43pm on June 18, 2019

    The six Conservatives vying to become Britain’s prime minister face off in the second round...

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    ‘Fewer but newer’ nuclear arms in the world: report

    Agence-France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday...

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    British PM candidates clash over Brexit strategy

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Candidates to become Britain’s next prime minister clashed over Brexit strategy at their first debate on Sunday but the frontrunner, Boris Johnson, dodged the confrontation....

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    IS focus on young women worries Europol

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    The Islamic State group is targeting women from the millennial generation as it seeks new recruits after the fall of its so-called caliphate, the EU’s...

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    Mediterranean countries focus on missing migrants

    Agence France –Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Mediterranean countries say they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants—many fleeing Syria’s war—who have gone missing while...

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    Slovakia’s first female president sworn in

    Reuters . Bratislava | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia’s first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken...

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    WWII American bomb defused in central Berlin

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    A 100-kilogramme US World War II bomb was defused overnight near Berlin’s central hub of Alexanderplatz, police said Saturday. Police evacuated some 3,000 people from...

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    I didn’t hack anything : Assange

    Reuters . London | Updated at 03:46pm on June 15, 2019

    The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange...

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    Field narrows to 6 candidates

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:02am on June 15, 2019

    The field of contenders vying to become Britain’s next prime minister narrowed to six on Friday when health secretary Matt Hancock withdrew from the contest....

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    Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 01:50am on June 15, 2019

    Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is ‘essential’ to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters -...

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