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    Beauty queen from slum crowned Miss Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 01:27pm on December 14, 2018

    The title of Miss Venezuela went Thursday to a woman from the country’s largest slum after a ceremony that traded glitz for frugality reflecting an...

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    Bank robbery shootout in Brazil kills 14

    Reuters . Brasilia | Updated at 01:08am on December 09, 2018

    Fourteen people including six hostages were killed early on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two...

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    Bank robbery shootout in Brazil kills 14

    Reuters. Brasilia | Updated at 11:07am on December 08, 2018

    Fourteen people including six hostages were killed on early Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two...

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    Conditions met for Assange

    Agence France-Presse . Quito | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Ecuador’s president said Thursday that conditions have been met for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the country’s embassy in London, which would end a...

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    US, Mexico diplomats meet in Washington

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Mexico’s new foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard met with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Sunday for what he called a ‘friendly’ meeting amid tensions...

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    G20 sealed landmark deal on WTO reform by ducking 'taboo words'

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:47am on December 03, 2018

    Many delegates from the world's 20 largest economies arrived at a summit in Argentina this week determined to clinch an agreement to reform the global...

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    Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:54am on December 02, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust...

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    Caravan migrants in Mexico fill new border shelter after rains force exodus

    Reuters . Tijuana, Mexico | Updated at 12:34am on December 02, 2018

    Hundreds of mostly Central American migrants poured into a new shelter on Friday as bus loads fled a filthy, flooded sports complex on the eve...

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    Trump, China's Xi poised for high-stakes summit over trade war

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 01:28pm on December 01, 2018

    US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping will wrap up a global summit on Saturday with high-stakes talks expected to determine whether they...

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    Hate crimes in Canada jump 47pc

    Reuters . Toronto | Updated at 12:48am on December 01, 2018

    Hate crimes in Canada increased 47 per cent in 2017, primarily targeting Muslims, Jews and black people, according to figures released by the country’s statistical...

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