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One dead, over dozens injured in French protests over fuel prices

At least one person has died and more than 100 others have been injured as around 282,000 people protested against ...
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Mother who hid baby in filthy car boot jailed in France

A French court on Friday sentenced a woman who kept her baby hidden in the maggot-infested boot of her car ...
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Top Chinese university warns students to avoid activism

One of China's top universities has warned students they face arrest if they associate with a labour-rights organisation that has ...
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Israel defence minister quits after ceasefire, government in turmoil

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over ...
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Ten missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Ten people were missing on Monday after a boat carrying illegal migrants sank off Turkey’s western coast, the Turkish coastguard ...
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Just Like Zambia, Sri Lanka also handed over its port to China to pay off debt

Sri Lanka’s Hambantota Port was signed over to China on a 99-year lease because Sri Lanka could not repay Chinese ...
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Police stop protesters approaching Trump motorcade in Paris

French police stopped two topless protesters who approached the motorcade of US President Donald Trump as he made his way ...
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Poland marks independence centenary amid tensions

Poles mark a century of independence on Sunday amid tensions in the isolated and deeply polarised country over the prominent ...
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Bangladesh’s opposition party alliance to contest general election

Bangladesh’s main opposition party said Sunday it would not boycott next month’s general election and would challenge Prime Minister Sheikh ...
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Netanyahu calls start of new Iran sanctions a ‘historic day’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called the start of new US sanctions against his country's main enemy Iran ...
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