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 2018-04-26 17:14 

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FA confirm offer to buy Wembley Stadium...

The Football Association revealed on Thursday that they have received an offer to buy iconic Wembley stadium.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact us via......

 2018-04-26 15:28 

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Armenia sets date for new election to defuse crisis...

Armenia's parliament on Thursday set May 1 as the date to elect a prime minister in a bid to defuse rapidly escalating tensions, with protest leader Nikol Pashinyan locked in a battle of wills with the ruling party. The global network of Agence France...

 2018-04-26 14:39 

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Juncker urges eurozone to honour Greek debt relief pledge...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday urged eurozone countries to honour their promises to provide debt relief to Greece, whose economy is still struggling.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-04-26 14:06 

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Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit...

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula before their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism.The global network of Agence F...

 2018-04-26 13:25 

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Armenia turns to Russia as political turmoil worsens...

Armenia's top official was in Moscow for talks on Thursday, his office said, as a political crisis deepened with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan appearing resolute to force the ruling party in the ex-Soviet republic to cede power.The global network ...

 2018-04-26 12:49 

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Two Italian men charged over assault on Liverpool fan...

Two Italian men were charged on Thursday in connection with an assault which left a 53-year-old Liverpool fan in a critical condition before Tuesday's Champions League clash with AS Roma.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesI...

 2018-04-26 12:37 

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Samsung Electronics Q1 net profits up by more than half...

South Korean telecoms giant Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter net profits soared by more than half thanks to strong demand for memory chips and its latest high-end smartphone.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countrie...

 2018-04-26 11:58 

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Heavy security as Philippines closes Boracay to tourists...

The Philippines shuttered its most famous holiday island Boracay to tourists on Thursday for a six-month clean-up, which the government has imposed with a muscular show of its security forces.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-04-26 11:56 

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Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps 'church' for 'toilet'...

Tourism Fiji has apologised after an advertisement featuring indigenous terms mixed up the words for "church" and "toilet", causing outrage in the deeply religious Pacific nation.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-04-26 10:34 

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Rockets oust Timberwolves, James and Westbrook dominate...

James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets booked their spot in the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in game five on Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you h...

 2018-04-26 09:40 

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'Eradicate the tumours': Chinese civilians drive Xinjiang crackdown...

The civilian group descended on the village under government instructions to "win the people's hearts", but it also had a darker mission: identifying and punishing threats to the Chinese state.The global network of Agence France Presse covers ...

 2018-04-26 09:34 

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China's old soldiers hope summit brings Korean War closure...

Sixty-five years after the Korean War's guns fell silent, Chinese army veteran Yu Jihua still shudders in the dark of night when a plane rumbles overhead, triggering traumatic memories of death-dealing US bombers.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-04-26 09:01 

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Pacemakers: Thai seniors compete in first 'Elderly Games'...

Aged 98 Sawang Janpram cruised to victory in the 100-metre sprint, came first in the discus and set a record in the javelin -- the undisputed star of Thailand's first national Elderly Games held this week.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-04-26 08:24 

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French tycoon charged in Africa corruption probe...

Billionaire French industrialist Vincent Bollore was charged Wednesday as part of a probe into allegations his company helped two African leaders win elections in return for lucrative contracts, after two days of questioning by police.The global network o...

 2018-04-26 08:23 

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Pakistan's qawwali music fights to be heard after singer's death...

Nearly two years after Pakistan's foremost qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was gunned down in Karachi, the devotional music of Islam's Sufi mystical sect is struggling to survive, as fears of sectarianism and modern pressures slowly drown out its power...

 2018-04-26 08:20 

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Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings: UN...

The UN on Thursday hailed a significant increase in women listed as inventors in global patent filings over the past decade, but warned a pronounced gender gap remained.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to sha...

 2018-04-26 08:04 

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Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit...

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula before their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism.The global network of Agence F...

 2018-04-26 07:53 

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Pacemakers: Thai seniors compete in first 'Elderly Games'...

Aged 98 Sawang Janpram cruised to victory in the 100-metre sprint, came first in the discus and set a record in the javelin -- the undisputed star of Thailand's first national Elderly Games held this week.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-04-26 07:05 

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Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit...

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula for their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism.The global network of Agence Fran...

 2018-04-26 07:04 

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Philippines closes Boracay to tourists under high security...

The Philippines shuttered its most famous holiday island Boracay to tourists on Thursday for a six-month clean-up, which the government has imposed with a muscular show of its security forces.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-04-26 06:24 

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Moon and Kim to meet at military demarcation line Friday: Seoul...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula for their summit Friday, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-04-26 06:09 

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Deadly Nicaragua protests subside as talks mooted...

A week of deadly anti-government protests in Nicaragua appeared to be subsiding on Wednesday after concessions by President Daniel Ortega set the scene for talks with powerful business leaders.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countrie...

 2018-04-26 06:02 

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US jury deliberations to continue Thursday in Cosby retrial...

A US jury will deliberate for a second day Thursday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial, tasked with deciding whether the disgraced megastar drugged and molested a young woman at his home 14 years ago.The global network of Agence France Presse cove...

 2018-04-26 05:52 

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100 balls format still in England's sights...

Plans to establish a new 100 balls a side tournament in English county cricket remain in place despite a review into the domestic set-up.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or sug...

 2018-04-26 05:37 

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Samsung Electronics Q1 net profits up by more than half...

South Korean telecoms giant Samsung Electronics saw net profits leap by more than half in the first quarter, it said Thursday, thanks to strong demand for memory chips and its latest high-end smartphone.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 15...

 2018-04-26 05:24 

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France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda...

France's President Emmanuel Macron urged the United States to embrace multilateralism and warned of the perils of trade war and "extreme nationalism" in an address to Congress pushing back against Donald Trump's "America First" age...

 2018-04-26 05:10 

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China's Huawei under US probe for Iran sanctions violations: report...

The US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations of Iran sanctions by China's Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

 2018-04-26 05:10 

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Ex-cop arrested for 'Golden State Killer' murders, rapes after 40-year chase...

California authorities, after a 40-year manhunt, on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer on suspicion of being the notorious "Golden State Killer," a serial rapist and murderer who terrorized the state in the 1970s...

 2018-04-26 04:09 

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Philippines closes Boracay to tourists under high security...

The Philippines shuttered its most famous holiday island Boracay to tourists on Thursday for a six-month clean-up, which the government has imposed with a muscular show of its security forces.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-04-26 03:05 

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US jury locked in Cosby trial deliberations...

A US jury was locked in deliberations Wednesday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial, tasked with deciding whether the disgraced megastar drugged and molested a young woman at his home 14 years ago.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 1...

 2018-04-26 03:02 

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Deadly Nicaragua protests subside as talks mooted...

A week of deadly anti-government protests in Nicaragua appeared to be subsiding on Wednesday after concessions by President Daniel Ortega set the scene for talks with powerful business leaders.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countrie...

 2018-04-26 02:50 

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Some antidepressants may be linked to dementia: study...

Long-term use of certain anti-depressants have been linked to dementia in a large British study, researchers said Thursday, though they could not definitively conclude that the drugs were the cause.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 cou...

 2018-04-26 02:19 

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France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda...

France's President Emmanuel Macron urged the United States to embrace multilateralism and warned of the perils of trade war and "extreme nationalism" in an address to Congress pushing back against Donald Trump's "America First" age...

 2018-04-26 01:58 

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French tycoon charged in Africa corruption probe...

Billionaire French industrialist Vincent Bollore was charged Wednesday as part of a probe into allegations his company helped two African leaders win elections in return for lucrative contracts, after two days of questioning by police.The global network o...

 2018-04-26 01:16 

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Real in pole position after Asensio scores winner at Bayern...

Real Madrid moved a step closer to a third straight Champions League title after substitute Marco Asensio hit the winner in a 2-1 semi-final, first-leg victory at Bayern Munich on Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf...

 2018-04-26 00:58 

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Real in pole position after Asensio winner at Bayern...

Real Madrid moved a step closer to a third straight Champions League title after substitute Marco Asensio hit the winner in a 2-1 semi-final, first-leg victory at Bayern Munich on Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf...

 2018-04-26 00:56 

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Turkey hands jail sentences to journalists...

A Turkish court on Wednesday convicted journalists from the opposition Cumhuriyet daily for helping outlawed "terrorist" organisations but editors remained defiant vowing their "honourable" journalism would not stop.The global network of A...

 2018-04-26 00:30 

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German music award scrapped as national anti-Semitism row rages...

Organisers of a major German music prize scrapped their main award Wednesday due to an anti-Semitism row as thousands of Germans rallied in solidarity with Jews after a spate of shocking hate crimes.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-04-26 00:16 

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Enzyme that affects ageing, cancer decoded: study...

Elated scientists announced Wednesday the completion of a 20-year quest to map the complex enzyme thought to forestall ageing by repairing the tips of chromosomes in plants and animals, including humans.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 15...

 2018-04-25 23:13 

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Sudan unearths bones from pyramid for DNA testing...

Archaeologists in Sudan have reopened an ancient pyramid and extracted bones and artefacts, in order to carry out further examination including DNA tests.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a questio...

 2018-04-25 22:35 

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Cheap, portable test can identify risk of measles...

A cheap, portable device can warn of a person's vulnerability to infectious diseases like measles, which kills tens of thousands of people each year, mainly in developing countries, researchers said Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse...

 2018-04-25 22:12 

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W.Africa gorillas more numerous than thought, but still endangered...

Gorillas and chimpanzees may be twice as numerous in West Africa as previously thought, but the apes are still endangered, declining fast and in dire need of protection, an international study found Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-04-25 21:56 

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German music award scrapped as national anti-Semitism row rages...

Organisers of a major German music prize scrapped their main award Wednesday due to an anti-Semitism row as thousands of Germans rallied in solidarity with Jews after a spate of shocking hate crimes.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-04-25 21:47 

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Nicaragua protest death toll jumps to 34: rights group...

A week of brutally repressed anti-government protests in Nicaragua has killed at least 34 people, a leading rights group in the country said Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, ...

 2018-04-25 21:36 

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Iran rejects new deal as France vows it will never get atomic weapons...

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani rejected any hopes of rewriting a nuclear deal with world powers Wednesday, while his French counterpart vowed to US lawmakers that everything would be done to stop Iran ever acquiring atomic weapons.The global network ...

 2018-04-25 21:16 

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Canada van massacre suspect: what is an 'incel'?...

The Canadian man accused of killing 10 people when he drove a rental van onto a busy Toronto street praised an "Incel Rebellion" in his apparent final social media post just prior to the massacre. So what does incel mean?The global network of Agen...

 2018-04-25 21:05 

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France's Macron pushes back at 'America First' agenda...

France's President Emmanuel Macron urged the United States to embrace multilateralism and warned of the perils of trade war, in an address to Congress pushing back against Donald Trump's "America First" agenda.The global network of Agence ...

 2018-04-25 20:25 

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Trump, Macron 'bromance' draws late night laughs in US...

Firm handshakes, warm embraces, kisses, even a bit of grooming: the "bromance" between US President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron has provided plenty of material for America's late night TV comedians.The global network of Agen...

 2018-04-25 20:16 

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US jury begins deliberations in Cosby trial...

A Pennsylvania jury began deliberations Wednesday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial, tasked with deciding whether the disgraced megastar drugged and molested a young woman at his home 14 years ago.The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-04-25 19:43 

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Syria regime retakes new region outside capital...

Syria's regime on Wednesday moved to tighten its grip on the capital as it retook a new region outside Damascus from rebels and pounded southern districts to oust jihadists.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

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