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Dec 10, 2018

The cultural anxiety fueling France's protests, Brexit and Trump
There's an atmosphere of uncertainty and crisis looming over Western societies.

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Dec 10, 2018

Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0
Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday

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Dec 10, 2018

New Zealand leader apologies for death of British tourist
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern makes an emotional apology to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered

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Dec 10, 2018

Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power
More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change

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Dec 10, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Migrants in Tijuana trickling over and under wall
AP PHOTOS: A steady trickle of Central American migrants have been finding ways to climb over, tunnel under or slip through the U.S. border wall to plant their feet on U.S. soil and ask for asylum

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Dec 09, 2018

China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans' protest
China state media say 10 people have been charged with various offenses over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits

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Dec 09, 2018

Maduro's grip on Venezuela tightens, warns of Trump threat
Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro has further consolidated his power in local elections, while accusing President Donald Trump of plotting to overthrow him

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Dec 09, 2018

Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout
Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest shakes up China-US relations after tariffs truce

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Dec 09, 2018

Exit polling indicates Peruvians vote to fight corruption
Exit polling in Peru indicates voters have overwhelmingly approved key items in a referendum on measures aimed at curbing corruption in a South American nation tries where lawmakers, judges and even former presidents are behind bars

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Dec 09, 2018

Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid
River Plate has won the Copa Libertadores after beating fierce rival Boca Juniors 3-1 in the second leg after extra time in Madrid to take the title 5-3 on aggregate

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Dec 09, 2018

Think tank: Russia emerges as world's No. 2 arms producer
A Swedish think tank says Russia has emerged as the world's second-largest arms producer after the U.S. Russia surpassed Britain, which had held the spot since 2002 and remains Western Europe's No. 1 arms maker

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Dec 09, 2018

Man accused of killing tourist appears in New Zealand court
A man accused of killing 22-year-old British tourist Grace Millane made his first appearance in a New Zealand court on Monday

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Dec 09, 2018

River Plate wins Copa Libertadores
River Plate wins Copa Libertadores

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Dec 09, 2018

Congo's Kabila, as his 17-year presidency ends, says he may run again in 2023
"In life, as a rule, one should never rule anything out," Kabila said in an interview Sunday.

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Dec 09, 2018

Mexico starts oil industry ‘rescue' with refinery overhaul
Mexico's new government has detailed plans to build an oil refinery in the home state of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and to renovate six others as the oil-producing country attempts to reverse its dependence on imported fuel

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Dec 09, 2018

Armenia premier's bloc winning vote, early returns show
Early returns from Armenia's snap parliamentary election show the prime minister's bloc with a commanding lead — the outcome that would further consolidate his power

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Dec 09, 2018

Israeli officials: 7 wounded in shooting near settlement
Israeli officials say 7 people wounded, one critically, in a shooting outside a Jewish settlement in West Bank

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Dec 09, 2018

Populists who started Brexit call Theresa May a traitor to the cause ahead of historic vote
With Parliament set to vote on the prime minister's plan to leave the European Union, protesters mounted a "Brexit Betrayal" demonstration, demonizing May for her compromise. A larger crowd of counterprotesters also rallied, some calling for a second referendum.

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Dec 09, 2018

Poland's president, Jewish leaders light Hanukkah candles
Polish President Andrzej Duda and Jewish community members have lit a menorah at the Presidential Palace to jointly mark Hanukkah

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Dec 09, 2018

The Latest: OECD sees share of highly educated migrants grow
A group of some of the world's richest countries says highly educated migrants have made up a growing proportion of people moving to nearly all its member states and European Union countries over the last decade

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Dec 09, 2018

Israeli military chief, UN commander in Lebanon talk tunnels
Israel's military chief, commander of UN force in Lebanon discuss cross-border tunnels Israel says Hezbollah built

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Dec 09, 2018

The Latest: UN migration meeting head slams ‘misinformation'
The leader of a U.N. migration conference that has been snubbed by the Trump administration and at least seven other governments has lashed out at "misinformation" about an agreement on migration backed by about 150 countries

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Dec 09, 2018

Gunmen in Mexico kill Guatemalan migrant, wound 3 others
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission is calling on the Gulf coast state of Veracruz to improve security after masked gunmen killed a Guatemalan migrant and injured three others.

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Dec 09, 2018

Belgium's ruling coalition collapses over U.N. pact on migration
The country becomes the latest to be roiled by a nonbinding migration agreement.

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Dec 09, 2018

Yemen peace talks in Sweden focus on prisoner swap deal
Yemen's warring parties meet for fourth day at peace talks in Sweden, hammering out details of prisoner exchange deal

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Dec 09, 2018

Armenia election expected to consolidate premier's power
Armenians are casting ballots in an early parliamentary election that is expected to further consolidate the power of the nation's new prime minister

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Dec 09, 2018

US airstrike outside Somalia's capital kills 4 al-Shabab
US airstrike outside Somalia's capital kills 4 al-Shabab fighters in ‘self-defense' action

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Dec 09, 2018

Women accuse Brazilian spiritual healer of sexual abuse
Ten women in Brazil have accused a self-styled spiritual healer of sexually abusing them at a clinic in the central-western state of Goias

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Dec 09, 2018

Yemen rebel leader seeks torture probe, cites AP report
A top leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels calls for probe after AP found evidence of extreme torture in rebel-run lockups

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Dec 09, 2018

UN sends aid to hundreds of thousands in war-torn Syria
UN begins sending desperately needed aid from Jordan to hundreds of thousands of civilians in war-torn Syria

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Dec 09, 2018

Israeli military probes shooting of Palestinian in the back
Israeli military investigating death of 22-year-old Palestinian after video appears to show him being shot in the back

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Dec 09, 2018

Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can
Italian police investigating a disco stampede have found a pepper spray can

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Dec 09, 2018

Cyprus police detain 40 Syrian migrants after boat arrival
Cyprus police say they have detained 40 Syrian migrants after a boat dropped them off along the ethnically split island nation's northwestern coast

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Dec 09, 2018

UK nerve agent survivor fears poison will soon kill him
A British man who was exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok says he is struggling with his eyesight and mobility, and fears the poison will kill him within a decade

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Dec 09, 2018

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse
One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses

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Dec 09, 2018

Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener
The color for Italy's fashion capital now is gray — due to its stone buildings and polluted skies — but Milan is embarking on a new plan to go green, planting 3 million new trees by 2030

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Dec 09, 2018

Congo's Kabila doesn't rule out seeking presidency in future
AP Interview: Congo's Kabila, soon to step aside, doesn't rule out seeking presidency again

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Dec 09, 2018

Qatar emir skips Saudi-hosted Gulf summit amid boycott
Qatar's emir is skipping a Gulf summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, which has led an Arab boycott of the tiny gas-rich country for more than a year

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Dec 09, 2018

Gray Milan has ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener
The color for Italy's fashion capital now is gray — due to its stone buildings and polluted skies — but Milan is embarking on a plan to go green, planting 3 million new trees by 2030

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Dec 09, 2018

Armenians vote for parliament; PM looks to bolster support
Armenians are casting ballots in an early parliamentary election that is expected to further consolidate the power of the nation's new prime minister

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Dec 09, 2018

Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan camp shows migrant challenges
As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement next week, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery and unsanitary conditions

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Dec 09, 2018

Taliban kill 8 Afghan soldiers in attack on checkpoint
An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in the western Farah province, killing at least eight Afghan soldiers

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Dec 09, 2018

Italian police question witnesses in deadly disco stampede
Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly disco stampede

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Dec 09, 2018

Armenians cast ballots in early parliamentary election
Armenians are casting their ballots in snap parliamentary elections expected to further consolidate the power of the nation's new prime minister

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Dec 09, 2018

Congo's president for the last 17 years says he may run in 2023
Congo is approaching its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power in nearly 60 years with elections on Dec. 23. Joseph Kabila, who inherited the presidency from his father and is not running this year, said he would abide by any result even if his chosen successor falls to the opposition.

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Dec 09, 2018

Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan migrant camp shows challenges
As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement next week, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery and unsanitary conditions

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Dec 09, 2018

Refugee teens in Austrian schools straddle different worlds
Despite their different backgrounds, refugee children share one major challenge in Austria: getting an education in a different language and culture

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Dec 09, 2018

Indian troops kill 3 rebels in 18-hour-long Kashmir fighting
Officials say nearly 18-hour long gunbattle has ended in the outskirts of disputed Kashmir's Srinagar city after Indian troops killed 3 suspected rebels

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Dec 09, 2018

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist
New Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed.

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Dec 09, 2018

Peruvians vote in referendum on fighting corruption
Peruvians head to the polls Sunday to vote in a referendum aimed at curbing corruption as the South American nation tries to put an end to a scourge that has landed lawmakers, judges and even former presidents behind bars

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Dec 08, 2018

New Zealand police searching for British tourist find body
New Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed.

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Dec 08, 2018

Blast wounds 6 at religious gathering in Karachi in Pakistan
Pakistani police say an overnight blast targeting a religious gathering of an ethnic party has wounded six people in the southern port city of Karachi

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Dec 08, 2018

New Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed
New Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed

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Dec 08, 2018

Australia wants soccer player out of detention in Bangkok
The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee soccer player to be immediately released from detention in Thailand

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Dec 08, 2018

Sikh temple could build bridge between India and Pakistan
The rival governments will open the militarized border in Punjab for pilgrims to visit a holy site on the Pakistani side.

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Dec 08, 2018

Mexico president blasts ‘stratospheric' supreme court wages
The Mexican president is butting heads with the Supreme Court just one week into office after the high court suspended a law that would cut public sector pay, one of his key campaign promises

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Dec 08, 2018

Bolivian police search for ex-drug lord who fled clinic
Police in Bolivia say a former drug lord who had served almost 28 years in prison in the United States before returning to his homeland has fled a medical clinic where he was receiving treatment

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Dec 08, 2018

Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges
Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims have rallied in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in May

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Dec 08, 2018

Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes
Armored trucks and tear gas smoke blanketed central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police faced off against thousands of yellow-vested protesters in a movement that has degenerated into new violence by the week

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Dec 08, 2018

What happens if the British Parliament votes down Theresa May's Brexit deal?
Chaos is expected if the deal is rejected Tuesday. The E.U. says it will not offer substantive concessions.

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Dec 08, 2018

Belgium PM reshuffles government after government crisis
Prime Minister Charles Michel reshuffled his government after his the leading coalition party said it could not accept Belgium backing a U.N. migration pact due to be endorsed early next week

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Dec 08, 2018

Families of service members killed in Mississippi disaster want more answers
A KC-130 crashed in Mississippi in 2017 after breaking into pieces in the air.

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Dec 08, 2018

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt
Officials: 6 dead, dozens injured in nightclub stampede in Italy

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Dec 08, 2018

Catholic monks killed in Algeria's civil war are beatified
Vatican sends cardinal for beatification ceremony for 19 monks, nuns, other Catholics killed during Algeria's 1990s civil war

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Dec 08, 2018

Russia's most famous human rights activist dies at 91
Lyudmila Alexeyeva, noted Russian human rights defender, passes away at 91

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Dec 08, 2018

Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers
Dozens of Venezuelans have been waiting in lines outside a chapel in the state of Lara to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along with teammate Jose Castillo

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Dec 08, 2018

Rights chief: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, one of Russia's oldest, most decorated human rights activists, has died at 91
Rights chief: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, one of Russia's oldest, most decorated human rights activists, has died at 91

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Dec 08, 2018

Tunisian protesters criticize Israel, support Palestinians
Dozens of pro-Palestinian demonstrators rally in Tunisia's capital against Israel, its policies toward Palestinians

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Dec 08, 2018

Israel uncovers another Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon
Israel says troops uncovered another Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon, fired at suspected militants at the site

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Dec 08, 2018

Mueller flashes some cards in Russia probe, but hides his hand
Flurry of court filings show that the special counsel is still waiting to reveal his conclusions about possible conspiracy.

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Dec 08, 2018

Pope to Romans in holidays speech: Make city more livable
Pope Francis urges Romans them to do their share to make trash-plagued, traffic-clogged city more livable

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Dec 08, 2018

The Latest: France: 135 hurt in protests; 1,000 detained
France's interior minister says the protest violence in Paris is "under control" despite scattered tensions but is calling it "totally unacceptable."

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Dec 08, 2018

French minister: 135 people have been injured in protests Saturday; nearly 1,000 protesters are in custody
French minister: 135 people have been injured in protests Saturday; nearly 1,000 protesters are in custody

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Dec 08, 2018

French minister: Violence in Paris ‘under control' despite scattered tensions but is ‘totally unacceptable'
French minister: Violence in Paris ‘under control' despite scattered tensions but is ‘totally unacceptable'

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Dec 08, 2018

IOC eases off support for electronic gaming as Olympic event
The International Olympic Committee has slowed its support for recognizing electronic gaming as a sport

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Dec 08, 2018

Rebel delegates at Yemen peace talks report some progress
Rebel delegates at Yemen peace talks report progress on reopening of country's key airport, prisoner exchange

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Dec 08, 2018

Israeli army says it fired at suspected Hezbollah activists
Israeli military says it fired at 3 Hezbollah suspects at Lebanese-Israeli border, site of Israeli forces operation

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Dec 08, 2018

Why are the ‘yellow vests' still protesting in France? His name is Macron.
The weekly street demonstrations have coalesced around economic grievances and a shared perception of Emmanuel Macron as the "president of the rich."

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Dec 08, 2018

Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks
Thousands of people from around the world marched through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, calling Saturday for governments to take tougher action on curbing global warming

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Dec 08, 2018

The Latest: French riot police charge protesters in Paris
Dozens of French riot police backed by an armored vehicle are charging protesters on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, firing tear gas beneath the sparkling lights of one of the world's most elegant avenues

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Dec 08, 2018

Egypt lawyer files case to change president's 2-term limit
Egyptian lawyer files court case, seeking parliament debate on amending law baring president from third term

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Dec 08, 2018

Albanian students demand that tuition fees be cut in half
Public university students are continuing to protest in the Albanian capital, turning down offers to negotiate with the government unless their demands are met

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Dec 08, 2018

Death toll rises to 14 after bank robbery attempts in Brazil
Authorities say two more people have died after bank robbers attempted to carry out heists in northeastern Brazil, bringing the death toll to 14.

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Dec 08, 2018

The Latest: Peaceful climate march takes place in Paris
A march for the environment is unfolding peacefully in Paris and other cities in France, parallel to the violent "yellow vest" protests that have put much of the city in lockdown

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Dec 08, 2018

French police fire tear gas in Paris to halt angry protests
French riot police fired tear gas and water cannon in Paris on Saturday, trying to stop thousands of yellow-vested protesters from converging on the presidential palace to express their anger at high taxes and French President Emmanuel Macron

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Dec 08, 2018

Albanian students continue protest to halve tuition fees
Public university students are continuing to protest in the Albanian capital, turning down offers to negotiate with the government unless their demands are met

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Dec 08, 2018

Malaysia Muslims rally to support upholding Malay privileges
Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims have rallied in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in May

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Dec 08, 2018

Battle of wills: Tiny order of French nuns takes on Vatican
The Vatican is locked in a battle of wills with nuns in a tiny French religious order who are threatening to renounce their vows rather than accept the Holy See's decision to remove their superior

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Dec 08, 2018

Is there a Brexit ‘Plan B?' UK minister offers alternatives
A senior British Cabinet minister has said that a second referendum or a so-called "Norway-plus" deal could be in the cards if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to win lawmakers' approval for her Brexit deal

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Dec 08, 2018

Greek policeman, 98 other Greeks denied entry to Albania
Albanian police say a Greek policeman has been arrested after was found with a pistol

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Dec 08, 2018

Rap concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt
Officials: 6 dead, dozens injured in nightclub stampede in Italy

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Dec 08, 2018

South Korea's president once decried powerful tycoons. Now he needs them to woo Pyongyang.
Moon Jae-in's economic reform agenda fades as he shifts his energy to reach out to North Korea.

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Dec 08, 2018

Clashes as yellow vest protests grow in Belgium, Netherlands
Belgian police fired tear gas and water cannon at yellow-vested protesters calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel after they tried to breach a riot barricade, as the movement made its mark in Belgium and the Netherlands

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Dec 08, 2018

Spain aids pregnant woman, kayakers in migrant rescue
Spanish authorities say they have rescued 33 migrants crossing the Strait of Gibraltar, including a pregnant woman on a small boat and four people paddling two kayaks across the busy shipping lane

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Dec 08, 2018

Italy's migrants fear new law deprives them of protections
Italy's migrants fear new law eliminating humanitarian protection status

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Dec 08, 2018

IMF approves $3.7 billion loan for oil-rich Angola
IMF approves $3.7 billion loan for oil-rich Angola as it seeks to diversify economy

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Dec 08, 2018

Hungarian unions protest plan to relax labor ‘slave law'
Hungarian trade unions are protesting a government plan to raise workers' allowable overtime from 250 to 400 hours a year and the relaxing of other labor rules to offset Hungary's growing labor shortage

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Dec 08, 2018

The Latest: Police, yellow-vest protesters clash in Brussels
Paris police are firing water cannons on yellow-vested protesters throwing flares and setting fires in one of the French capital's main shopping districts

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Dec 08, 2018

The Latest: Police in Paris fire water cannons at protesters
Paris police are firing water cannons on yellow-vested protesters throwing flares and setting fires in one of the French capital's main shopping districts

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Dec 08, 2018

Official: Roadside bomb kills 3 civilians in Afghanistan
Afghan official says at least three civilians were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in western Herat province

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