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    Amal Clooney named UK media freedom envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Dinard, France | Updated at 12:02am on April 07, 2019

    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney said it had ‘never been more dangerous to report the news’ on Friday as she was appointed special envoy...

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    May asks EU to delay Brexit till June 30

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    Prime minister Theresa May asked the European Union on Friday to delay Britain’s departure from the bloc until June 30, with the extension ending earlier...

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    Brexit chaos stirs bafflement in UK ex-colonies

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:28am on April 05, 2019

    Across much of Britain’s former Asian colonies, many are greeting the UK’s impending departure from the European Union with a mixture of bafflement, apathy, amusement...

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    May scrambles to avoid chaotic Brexit finale

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    Britain’s government redoubled its efforts Thursday to win over the main opposition party in a last-gasp bid to avoid a chaotic exit from the European...

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    EU backs visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    A European Parliament committee on Wednesday backed giving Britons the right to travel to the European Union without visas after Brexit, following weeks of controversy...

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    More than 113m people suffer ‘acute hunger’: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:48am on April 03, 2019

    More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced ‘acute hunger’ last year because of wars and climate disasters, with Africa the worst-hit region, the...

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    AKP challenges Istanbul results in Turkey election

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AKP on Tuesday appealed against the results in Istanbul after this weekend’s elections citing what it called ‘excessive’ irregularities.Sunday’s...

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    Scientists find likely source of methane on Mars

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    The mystery of methane on Mars may finally be solved as scientists Monday confirmed the presence of the life-indicating gas on the Red Planet as...

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    Lawmakers will try to force May to seek further Brexit delay

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:19pm on April 02, 2019

    A group of British lawmakers said on Tuesday they would try to pass a law which would force prime minister Theresa May to seek a...

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    Comedian sets course for Ukraine presidency

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2019

    Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite to become Ukraine’s president after results Monday showed him dominating a first-round vote despite many initially dismissing his candidacy as...

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