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    UK universities will lose cachet post-Brexit

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 10:55am on December 06, 2020

    Despite the prestige of Oxford, Cambridge and other top universities, European Union students warned Britain will be less attractive after Brexit, with fees set to...

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    Queen Elizabeth to get COVID-19 vaccine ‘in weeks’

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 10:09am on December 06, 2020

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks, after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins next...

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    Czech boy survives fall from 19th floor

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 12:01am on December 06, 2020

    A 15-year-old Czech boy on Friday survived a fall from the 19th floor of a block of flats in Prague, police, rescuers and media said....

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    Global death toll rises to 15,19,213

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:33pm on December 05, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 15,19,213 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Moscow vaccinates workers at risk

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow/ Washington | Updated at 11:25pm on December 05, 2020

    Moscow on Saturday began vaccinating workers at high risk of becoming infected with the coronavirus at newly opened clinics across the city. Health officials said...

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    Germany for broader Iran nuclear deal

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:51pm on December 05, 2020

    Germany said Friday that a new broader Iran nuclear accord must be reached to also rein in Tehran’s ballistic missile programme, warning that the 2015...

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    EU chief urges members to stay united in Brexit talks

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 01:01am on December 05, 2020

    EU chief Charles Michel urged members to remain united behind Brussels’ negotiators in post-Brexit trade talks Friday, after France threatened to veto any deal that...

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    UK vows 68pc emissions cut by end of decade

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:17am on December 05, 2020

    Britain will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by more than two-thirds this decade, in what the government on Thursday said would be the...

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    UN chief slams ‘suicidal’ failure to combat global warming

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:55am on December 04, 2020

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Wednesday denounced a ‘suicidal’ failure to combat global warming and said recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could be humanity’s chance...

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    World food prices jump to six-year high: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:50am on December 04, 2020

    Global food commodity prices rose sharply in November to their highest level in nearly six years, the UN food agency said Thursday, due in part...

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