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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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    Resistance to fascism

    IA Rehman | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2019

    THE world has been observing anniversaries of important signposts during the final phase of the Second World War, such as the Soviet forces’ entry into...

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    Swiss women rise up for equal pay

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 07:28pm on June 14, 2019

    Purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities Friday, as women across the...

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    Moldova president refuses to dissolve parliament

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

    Moldova’s president Igor Dodon on Tuesday annulled a decree to dissolve parliament, enforcing a standoff between two governments which insist on their claim to lead...

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    From Tiananmen to Prague

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2019

    THE recent commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the violent suppression of China’s Tiananmen Square protests is a good occasion to look back on the...

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    Europe in ‘no position’ to criticise Iran: Zarif

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2019

    European countries are in ‘no position’ to criticise Iran, foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday ahead of a visit by his German counterpart...

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    Europe’s 5G to cost $62b more if Chinese vendors banned: industry

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:15am on June 08, 2019

    A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe...

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    Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks

    Reuters . London/ Hong Kong | Updated at 01:49am on June 04, 2019

    Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn...

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    Over 500 purged Turkish judges, prosecutors go to top rights court

    Agence France-Presse . Strasbourg, France | Updated at 12:25am on June 04, 2019

    Over 500 Turkish judges and prosecutors have applied to have cases heard at Europe’s top rights court after they were caught up in the crackdown...

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    Pound set for biggest monthly loss against euro in two years

    Reuters . London | Updated at 08:53pm on May 31, 2019

    The pound was on track for its biggest monthly loss against the euro in two years on Friday, also losing ground against the dollar as...

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