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    Russia not planning to withdraw from Syria yet: Putin

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 09:49pm on June 07, 2018

    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was not planning to withdraw its forces from Syria for now, and would keep them there for...

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    Russia not trying to split EU, Putin says

    Reuters | Updated at 11:25am on June 05, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin, in an interview broadcast on Monday, said that he did not want to divide the European Union as he prepared to...

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    Islamist threat to stay high and may rise further, fears UK

    Reuters | Updated at 08:52pm on June 03, 2018

    The threat posed by Islamist militants to Britain is expected to remain high for the next two years and could even rise, the interior ministry...

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    At least 35 migrants die off Tunisian coast

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:18pm on June 03, 2018

    The bodies of 35 migrants have been recovered off Tunisia's southern coast, the country's defence ministry said Sunday, revising upwards an earlier government death toll....

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    Denmark bans wearing of face veils in public

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:07am on June 01, 2018

    Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other parts of Europe in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn...

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    Denmark bans the wearing of face veils in public

    Reuters | Updated at 05:07pm on May 31, 2018

    The Danish parliament on Thursday passed a law banning the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces, becoming the latest European country to...

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    Dawn of an era of mutual indignation

    Gary Leupp | Updated at 12:05am on May 31, 2018

    ON DECEMBER 21, 2017 the United Nations General Assembly rejected the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by a 128–9 vote....

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    Russian journalist Babchenko turns up alive after reported murder

    Reuters | Updated at 09:09pm on May 30, 2018

    A dissident Russian journalist who was reported murdered in Kiev dramatically reappeared alive on Wednesday in the middle of a briefing about his own killing...

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    US and Europe

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    ‘IT is a narrow policy to suppose that this country or that country is to be marked out as the eternal ally or perpetual enemy...

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    Ireland to end abortion ban in historic vote

    Reuters | Updated at 09:56am on May 26, 2018

    Ireland is set to liberalise some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws after exit polls suggested a landslide vote for change in what was...