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    I didn’t hack anything : Assange

    Reuters . London | Updated at 03:46pm on June 15, 2019

    The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange...

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    Field narrows to 6 candidates

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:02am on June 15, 2019

    The field of contenders vying to become Britain’s next prime minister narrowed to six on Friday when health secretary Matt Hancock withdrew from the contest....

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    Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 01:50am on June 15, 2019

    Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is ‘essential’ to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters -...

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    Swiss women decry poor record of rights

    Reuters. Geneva | Updated at 12:53am on June 15, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion...

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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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    Protesters scuffle with HK police, govt offices shut

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with...

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    Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British prime minister Theresa May, with the field of...

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    Norwegian tanker still afloat after reported attack

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the chief executive of the company that...

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    Russia MPs warn Poland over US troops deployment

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new US military deployment to Poland announced by president Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps,...

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    Climate change on track to reduce ocean wildlife by 17pc

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Climate change is set to empty the ocean of nearly a fifth of all living creatures, measured by mass, by the end of the century,...

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