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 2018-06-25 06:11 

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'Because I can': ride-hailing app welcomes Saudi women drivers...

Reem Farahat waited for a ride request. Her phone pinged. "I've already cried twice," she said, heading out to work as one of Saudi Arabia's first female drivers for Careem.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf ...

 2018-06-25 05:19 

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Erdogan declared winner of Turkey presidential polls...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won tightly-contested presidential polls, the election authority said Monday, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count.The global network of Ag...

 2018-06-25 04:26 

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On the brink, Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation...

Held by Iceland and humiliated by Croatia, Argentina's World Cup could already have been all but over, but Lionel Messi and the rest of Jorge Sampaoli's troubled squad have one final shot at redemption against Nigeria on Tuesday.The global network...

 2018-06-25 04:25 

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Mozambique's gas-fuelled future threatened by jihadists...

An unprecedented wave of jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique has raised fears the country will fail to fully cash in on a gas bonanza.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or su...

 2018-06-25 04:23 

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Protectionism threatens 'vintage' global growth: BIS...

A year of "vintage" economic growth could be undone by rising protectionism, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) said Sunday, as fears of an all-out global trade war ramp up.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf...

 2018-06-25 03:57 

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Erdogan declared winner of Turkey presidential polls...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won tightly-contested presidential polls, the election authority said Monday, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count.The global network of Agence...

 2018-06-25 02:45 

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'Crazy' or in love, Russia dances to Latin World Cup beat...

Latin American countries have sprung a World Cup surprise by filling Russia's 11 host cities with tens of thousands of fans from Mexico and Colombia to Peru and Argentina.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news ...

 2018-06-25 02:34 

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Migrants who 'invade' US have no right to due process, says Trump...

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said migrants who "invade" the US should be deprived of legal due process, reinforcing his hardline stand despite an about-face on family separations that has seen more than 500 children reunited with relatives....

 2018-06-25 01:48 

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Colombia dedicate crucial World Cup win to embattled Sanchez...

Colombia coach Jose Pekerman dedicated a crucial 3-0 World Cup win over Poland to midfielder Carlos Sanchez on Sunday after reports the midfielder received death threats for his red card against Japan.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 ...

 2018-06-25 01:23 

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Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in tightly-contested presidential and parliamentary elections, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count.The global netwo...

 2018-06-25 01:07 

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France, Germany seek new migration solutions as rescue ships left adrift...

Germany and France pushed Sunday for new solutions to the migration crisis as bickering among European Union leaders left boats carrying hundreds of African migrants adrift at sea.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-06-25 00:37 

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Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-06-25 00:00 

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Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf y...

 2018-06-24 23:15 

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Erdogan leads rival in tense Turkey poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Sunday leading his main rival in a tightly-contested presidential election, seeking to extend his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition and weakening economyThe global network of Agence...

 2018-06-24 23:11 

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Can England dare to dream of World Cup glory?...

Qualification for the last 16 secured with a game to spare, Harry Kane leading the race for the Golden Boot and a record World Cup win after thrashing Panama 6-1 -- England could not have wished for a better start in Russia.The global network of Agence Fr...

 2018-06-24 21:23 

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Banksy needles France on migrants with Paris mural blitz...

The mysterious British street artist Banksy appears to have taken aim at the French government's crackdown on migrants in a series of new murals in Paris.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a que...

 2018-06-24 21:16 

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Celebrations, tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving...

Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-06-24 21:13 

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Erdogan leads partial count in pivotal Turkey poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Sunday leading a tightly-contested presidential election in a partial count as he seeks a new mandate in the face of a revitalised opposition and weakening economy.The global network of Agence France Presse co...

 2018-06-24 20:50 

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Zimbabwe pledges vote will go ahead despite rally attack...

Zimbabwe ruled out Sunday delaying July elections after a bomb blast at a ruling party rally in which President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly escaped unharmed.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a ques...

 2018-06-24 20:34 

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Zimbabwe pledges vote will go ahead despite rally attack...

Zimbabwe ruled out Sunday delaying July elections after a bomb blast at a ruling party rally in which President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly escaped unharmed.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a ques...

 2018-06-24 20:20 

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France, Germany push for deal to end migration row...

The leaders of France and Germany said Sunday they were prepared to side-step anti-migrant EU members and do deals with individual countries on how to respond to a migrant influx that has caused deep splits in the bloc.The global network of Agence France ...

 2018-06-24 20:09 

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Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Sunday leading a tightly-contested presidential election in early counting as he seeks a new mandate in the face of a revitalised opposition and weakening economy.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-06-24 19:28 

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Kane inspires England to World Cup knockout stage alongside Belgium...

Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as England demolished Panama 6-1 on Sunday to ease into the World Cup last 16 alongside Group G rivals Belgium.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or...

 2018-06-24 19:27 

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32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack: local group...

At least 32 civilians were killed and ten are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by ethnic hunters, local officials said Sunday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to ...

 2018-06-24 18:40 

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England fans drink in rare World Cup joy after Panama win...

Soaking up the sunshine with a pint in hand, England fan Ife Runtwe reflected on his team's five-star first half against Panama, calling it the "best England experience I've had in my life."The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-06-24 18:38 

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Turkey votes in pivotal test for Erdogan...

Turkey on Sunday awaited the outcome of its most tightly-fought elections in recent years, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeking a new mandate and control over parliament in the face of a revitalised opposition and weakening economy.The global netwo...

 2018-06-24 18:11 

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Britain's Prince William in Jordan for historic Middle East tour...

Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday at the start of a Middle East tour that will see him become the first British royal to pay official visits to both Israel and the Palestinian territories.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 coun...

 2018-06-24 18:05 

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England thrash Panama to move into World Cup last 16 with Belgium...

England recorded their biggest ever World Cup finals win by thrashing an ill-disciplined Panama 6-1 on Sunday to breeze through to the knockout stage after two games.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share ...

 2018-06-24 15:53 

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Turkey votes in pivotal test for Erdogan...

Turks were voting Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.The global network of Agen...

 2018-06-24 15:50 

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Zimbabwe vows vote to go ahead despite rally blast...

The blast that rocked a ruling party campaign rally in which Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly escaped unharmed, has plunged the country into uncharted waters a month before the first elections in the post-Robert Mugabe era.The global netwo...

 2018-06-24 15:46 

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Cabin fever and comedians -- life in the World Cup bubble...

World Cup footballers often face an unexpected hurdle as they try to cope with the intense scrutiny and pressure of the game's biggest showpiece -- it can be boring... really, really boring.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countri...

 2018-06-24 15:35 

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EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants...

EU leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday over migration as Italy's new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe's migrant burden.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 cou...

 2018-06-24 15:12 

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Celebrations, tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving...

Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-06-24 14:31 

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England's Kane gang eye last 16, Japan face Senegal...

Harry Kane-inspired England will aim to seal their place in the knockout phase of the World Cup on Sunday while Japan bid to edge closer to a last 16 berth when they take on Senegal.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-06-24 14:22 

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"The Germans somehow win" - Lineker updates famous quote...

Gary Lineker updated his famous quote about the Germans always winning after Toni Kroos's dramatic late goal kept the holders' World Cup dreams alive with a 2-1 win over Sweden.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ...

 2018-06-24 13:59 

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Britain's Prince William heads for historic Middle East tour...

Prince William flies to Jordan Sunday on a trip that will see him become the first member of Britain's royal family to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-06-24 12:33 

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German crisis averted for now, but World Cup holders have work to do...

Toni Kroos's last-gasp winner ensured that Germany remain right in World Cup contention but the holders are not yet safe from the threat of an ignominious group-stage exit.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news...

 2018-06-24 12:02 

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Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test...

Turks were voting Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.The global network of Agen...

 2018-06-24 12:00 

AFP

Celebrations, tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving...

Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-06-24 10:34 

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Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group...

At least eight people including a baby were killed Saturday when pro-government forces clashed with opponents in Nicaragua, according to a rights group.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question,...

 2018-06-24 10:22 

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Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test...

Turks began voting Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.The global network of Age...

 2018-06-24 10:13 

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N. Zealand PM hopes for new world for daughter Neve...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed her newborn daughter would be called Neve as she left an Auckland hospital Sunday, and expressed hope that one day a woman giving birth in office would no longer be a "novelty".The global network ...

 2018-06-24 09:21 

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Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test...

Turks began voting Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.The global network of Age...

 2018-06-24 09:13 

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Spain's first 'stolen babies' case comes to trial...

A former doctor will go on trial on Tuesday in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during Spain's dictatorship.The global network of Ag...

 2018-06-24 08:28 

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Spain's first 'stolen babies' case comes to trial...

A former doctor will go on trial on Tuesday in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during Spain's dictatorship.The global network of Ag...

 2018-06-24 08:00 

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War, wine and wonders: hopefuls vie for place on UNESCO heritage list...

Inuit hunting grounds, World War I cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai and Italy's wine-producing Prosecco hills are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO's famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets from Sunday in Bahrain. Th...

 2018-06-24 07:05 

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Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of strays...

More than a dozen decrepit dogs splash into the Arabian Sea as the small wooden boat approaches. They know the fishermen's mission: bringing food and water for the canine population of one of Karachi's "dog islands".The global network of A...

 2018-06-24 07:05 

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Indonesia's debus fighters: tough as nails...

Mulyadi pounds a nail into his nostril, leaving it embedded in his face, horrifying a group of slack-jawed spectators of debus, an Indonesian tradition blending martial arts with grotesque self-injury.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 ...

 2018-06-24 07:04 

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Ikea bets big on India but keeps meatballs off the menu...

Furniture giant Ikea is set to open its first store and restaurant in India after years of trying but arguably its most famous item is off the menu -- Swedish meatballs.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sha...

 2018-06-24 06:33 

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Turkey's Erdogan faces poll test against resurgent opposition...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday faces the biggest ballot box challenge of his 15 year grip on Turkey, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 ...

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