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    Johnson wins key Brexit backing in Tory leadership race

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2019

    British leadership favourite Boris Johnson won the endorsement of a key Brexit-backing rival on Wednesday despite accusations he was softening his rhetoric on leaving the...

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    MH17 investigators name three Russian suspects, one Ukrainian

    Agence France-Presse . Nieuwegein, Netherlands | Updated at 07:06pm on June 19, 2019

    International investigators said Wednesday they were issuing arrest warrants for three Russians and one Ukrainian suspect over the downing of flight MH17 in July 2014....

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    Russia warns US over extra troop deployment to ME

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:10am on June 19, 2019

    Russia on Tuesday called for restraint to avoid escalation in the Middle East after the US said it was deploying additional troops due to heightened...

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    British PM contestants face second round of voting

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:43pm on June 18, 2019

    The six Conservatives vying to become Britain’s prime minister face off in the second round...

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    ‘Fewer but newer’ nuclear arms in the world: report

    Agence-France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday...

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    British PM candidates clash over Brexit strategy

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Candidates to become Britain’s next prime minister clashed over Brexit strategy at their first debate on Sunday but the frontrunner, Boris Johnson, dodged the confrontation....

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    IS focus on young women worries Europol

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    The Islamic State group is targeting women from the millennial generation as it seeks new recruits after the fall of its so-called caliphate, the EU’s...

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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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    Slovakia’s first female president sworn in

    Reuters . Bratislava | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia’s first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken...

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    WWII American bomb defused in central Berlin

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    A 100-kilogramme US World War II bomb was defused overnight near Berlin’s central hub of Alexanderplatz, police said Saturday. Police evacuated some 3,000 people from...

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