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    Arms race feared as US-Russia nuclear treaty expires

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    The United States vowed to upgrade its cruise and ballistic missile capability as the collapse Friday of a Cold War nuclear pact with Russia triggered...

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    Dozens detained at Moscow protest

    Agence France-Presse . Moscou, Russia | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    Police detained dozens of demonstrators in Moscow on Saturday as Russian opposition supporters took to the streets in defiance of a formidable security presence, in...

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    Russian opposition to stage demo amidst govt crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow, Russia | Updated at 02:42pm on August 03, 2019

    The Russian opposition vowed to stage another mass rally Saturday despite increasing pressure from...

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    Rescued migrants in limbo as Italy bans second charity ship

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:55am on August 03, 2019

    Over 160 migrants were seeking a safe port Friday after two charity vessels that had rescued them found themselves banned from entering Italian territorial waters.The...

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    Climate battle will ‘succeed or fail’ in Asia: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2019

    The battle to combat climate change will ‘succeed or fail’ based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil...

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    Johnson suffers first electoral setback as PM

    Agence-France-Presse . United Kingdom | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2019

    Boris Johnson suffered a setback in his first ballot box test as British prime minister on Friday after the Conservative candidate lost to a pro-EU...

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    Johnson boosts no-deal Brexit ahead of local election test

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2019

    Britain’s Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box Thursday in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to just one, as...

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    Natural disasters cause greater havoc in 2019

    Agence-France-Presse . Germany | Updated at 12:54am on August 01, 2019

    Natural disasters, some linked to climate change, caused $9.0 billion more damage in the first half of 2019 than last year, according to a toll...

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    EU countries to share out 131 migrants blocked by Italy

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on August 01, 2019

    European countries have come to an agreement on how to share responsibility for 131 migrants who were blocked on board a coastguard vessel by Italian...

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    Rare photo captures sea lion falling into mouth of whale

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 09:07pm on July 31, 2019

    In a stunning photo, a wildlife photographer has captured a sea lion falling into the mouth of a humpback whale in what he calls a...

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