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China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

Reuters - International - 1 hour 4 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant.
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Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital: PM Morrison

Reuters - International - 1 hour 26 min ago
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
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'Forge Brexit consensus,' UK MPs urged

BBC News - Europe - 1 hour 34 min ago
Politicians must compromise and find a plan that a majority in Parliament can support, minister says.
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Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Reuters - International - 2 hours 9 min ago
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

BBC News - South Asia - 2 hours 12 min ago
PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

BBC News - Middle East - 2 hours 12 min ago
PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
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Yemen war: Can ceasefire deal finally bring peace?

BBC News - Middle East - 3 hours 1 min ago
Yemen's truce deal is fraught with risk, but it brings the country a step to closer to elusive peace.
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North Korea's high-tech pursuits: Propaganda or progress?

BBC News - South Asia - 4 hours 19 min ago
North Korea is trying to develop civilian technologies but can it become an innovation powerhouse?
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How Putin's Russia turned humour into a weapon

BBC News - Europe - 4 hours 27 min ago
Russia's government wants people to have a laugh - as long as it's at its opponents' expense, and not Mr Putin's.
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U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

Reuters - International - 4 hours 48 min ago
The United Nations' climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming.
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Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

Reuters - International - 4 hours 52 min ago
Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown.
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UK ministers think May's Brexit plan is dead, seek alternatives: The Times

Reuters - International - 4 hours 55 min ago
Most of British Prime Minister Theresa May's senior ministers think her Brexit plan is dead and are discussing different options including a second referendum, The Times newspaper reported.
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Nigeria lifts UNICEF suspension hours after accusing staff of spying for Islamists

Reuters - International - 5 hours 12 min ago
The Nigerian military on Friday lifted a suspension of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund activities in the northeast of the country, hours after it was imposed amid accusations that UNICEF staff spied for Islamist militants in the restive region.
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Nigerian military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities in northeast: statement

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-12-14 23:57
The Nigerian military has lifted its suspension of activities by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the northeast of Nigeria, it said in a statement on Friday.
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Nigerian military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities in northeast: statement

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-12-14 23:43
The Nigerian military has lifted its suspension of activities by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the northeast of Nigeria, it said in a statement on Friday.
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Migrant caravan: US to investigate after child dies in custody at border

BBC News - Americas - Fri, 2018-12-14 23:34
A watchdog will investigate how a seven-year-old girl died after being detained by US Border Patrol.
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Trump names new acting chief of staff

BBC News - Americas - Fri, 2018-12-14 23:33
Trump announces that Mick Mulvaney will be acting chief of staff replacing John Kelly.
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Wisconsin's Scott Walker strips incoming Democrat's powers

BBC News - Americas - Fri, 2018-12-14 23:30
Democrats say it is a naked power grab, but Republicans dismiss the uproar as "hype and hysteria".
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What's knocked markets off course?

BBC News - Americas - Fri, 2018-12-14 23:02
Financial markets had seen smooth sailing in recent years. But it looks like that's over.
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Police probe hoax bitcoin bomb threats across U.S., Canada

Reuters - International - Fri, 2018-12-14 22:57
U.S. law enforcement officials on Friday were investigating a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment that caused worry but no damage in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
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