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    Nobel literature body expands jury after scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 12:33am on November 20, 2018

    The Swedish Academy, which has awarded the Nobel Literature Prize since 1901, said Monday it would expand its prize jury to include outsiders for the...

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    Lanka removes top Rajapakse investigator amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:23am on November 20, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president ordered the removal of a police chief investigating alleged crimes by the family and associates of his preferred candidate for prime minister...

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    UN calls for calm after shots fired in Rohingya camp in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:21am on November 20, 2018

    The UN has called for calm after several Rohingya Muslims were shot and wounded in a Rakhine state camp, in a raid linked to the...

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    Cahill’s Socceroos swansong limited to five minutes

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Tim Cahill’s farewell appearance for Australia will be limited to the last five minutes as the Socceroos look ahead to life without their record scorer...

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    Gascoigne charged with sexual assault

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train, British Transport Police said on Monday.The ex-Tottenham and...

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    Southgate urges England to make 2019 even better

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Gareth Southgate has challenged his vibrant young England side to build on a year to remember after they clinched a place in the Nations League...

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    Patel spins NZ to thrilling win

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel took five wickets to lead a never-say-die approach from New Zealand bowlers as they pulled off a thrilling four-run win over...

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    China expands ban on waste imports

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    China will expand its ban on imports of solid waste, local media reported Monday, almost a year after its first curbs caused havoc in countries...

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    Germany says will bar 18 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Germany will bar 18 Saudis from entering its territory and Europe’s Schengen passport-free zone over their alleged links to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, foreign...

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    World powers clash over chemical arms watchdog’s new role

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    World powers traded accusations of hypocrisy in bitter clashes on Monday over the global toxic weapons watchdog’s new ability to attribute blame for attacks like...

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