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    Bodies of 13 women found after migrant boat sinks in Med

    Reuters . Lampedusa, Italy | Updated at 01:01am on October 08, 2019

    Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off...

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    Rosatom stresses use of nuclear tech for SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on October 08, 2019

    Director general of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev emphasised maximum harnessing the potential of nuclear technologies in order to implement the decisions of the Paris Agreement on...

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    EU hopes for new British move as Brexit clock runs out

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2019

    European officials warned Monday that Britain’s latest Brexit deal proposal doesn’t go far enough to allow a breakthrough before next week’s Brussels summit. Prime minister...

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    Climate protesters block roads, face mass arrests

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2019

    Climate protesters from Sydney to London blocked roads on Monday, sparking mass arrests at the start of two weeks of civil disobedience demanding immediate action...

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    Trio win medicine Nobel for work on how cells adapt to oxygen

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 06:18pm on October 07, 2019

    Three researchers from the US and Britain on Monday shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how human cells sense and adapt to changing...

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    ‘Britain will not delay Brexit,’ Johnson says to EU

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:06pm on October 07, 2019

    British prime minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union on Sunday that he would not delay Brexit beyond October 31, underlining that his latest proposals...

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    Thousands protest against Ukraine leader’s peace plan

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Kiev on Sunday to protest broader autonomy for separatist territories, part of a plan to end a war with...

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    Brexit minister hints UK could soften stances in EU talks

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay suggested Sunday that Britain is open to compromise with the EU over new UK proposals for Northern Ireland, but urged Brussels...

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    Pope blames Amazon fires on destructive ‘interests’

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    Pope Francis opened a synod Sunday to champion the Amazon’s poverty-stricken and isolated indigenous communities by condemning the destructive ‘interests’ he blamed for the...

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    Activists kick off global protest

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:43pm on October 06, 2019

    Hundreds of climate activists barricaded themselves into a Paris shopping centre for hours ahead of a planned series of protests around the world by the...

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