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France investigates spike in babies born with arm defects
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France investigates spike in babies born with arm defects

Health Minister Agnes Buzyn France’s health minister on Sunday announced a new investigation into the births of several babies with upper limb defects in various parts of the country in recent years, saying it was “unacceptable” no cause had been found. Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said she and her environment […]

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Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

Meghan, the pregnant wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, is scaling back her engagements during the royal couple’s 16-day Pacific tour, Kensington Palace said Sunday, ahead of their visit to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. The royal couple have had a gruelling schedule since arriving in Australia on Monday, visiting Sydney, […]

Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote
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Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the European Council in Brussels on October 17, 2018. – British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to address a summit of European Union leaders in which Brexit negotiations are expected to be top of the agenda. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) […]

Turkey will ‘reveal whatever happened’ in Khashoggi death
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Turkey will ‘reveal whatever happened’ in Khashoggi death

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. – US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over […]

Putin says former Soviet Republics regret end of USSR
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Putin says former Soviet Republics regret end of USSR

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the plenary session of the 15th annual meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi on October 18, 2018. (Photo by Alexei Druzhinin / SPUTNIK / AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the citizens of many former Soviet Republics regretted the collapse […]

Death toll in French flooding hits 14
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Death toll in French flooding hits 14

An aerial view taken on October 15, 2018 shows flooded city of Trèbes, near Carcassone, southern France. – Thirteen people have died after severe storms caused flash flooding across wide stretches of southwest France overnight, sweeping away vehicles and swamping homes, the interior ministry's rescue service said. (Photo by SYLVAIN […]

Tusk to ask May for ‘concrete proposals’ to break Brexit impasse
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Tusk to ask May for ‘concrete proposals’ to break Brexit impasse

EU Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (L) is welcomed by European Council President Donald Tusk (R) prior to a meeting in Brussels, on October 16, 2018. (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL / AFP) EU summit host Donald Tusk on Tuesday said he will ask British Prime Minister Theresa May […]

Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister’s Brexit deal
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Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister’s Brexit deal

Scotland's First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon, acknowledges the applause from delegates after delivering her keynote speech on the final day of the SNP annual conference in Glasgow on October 9, 2018. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP) Scotland’s pro-independence leader vowed on Monday […]

Swedish centre-right leader abandons first bid to form government
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Swedish centre-right leader abandons first bid to form government

Ulf Kristersson, leader of Sweden's Moderate party, gives a press conference after his meeting with the Speaker of the Parliament in Stockholm, Sweden October, 14 2018. – Kristersson announced that his attempt to form a government failed. (Photo by Henrik MONTGOMERY / TT News Agency / AFP) / Sweden OUT […]

Netherlands in a ‘cyberwar’ with Russia, says defence minister
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Netherlands in a ‘cyberwar’ with Russia, says defence minister

(L/R): Head of Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service Onno Eichelsheim, Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld and British ambassador Peter Wilson attend a press conference of the Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) at The Hague, The Netherlands, on October 4, 2018. – Dutch intelligence thwarted a Russian cyber […]

Murdered Salvadoran, Pope Paul VI made saints
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Murdered Salvadoran, Pope Paul VI made saints

Catholic faithfuls take part in the "pilgrimage of light" in San Salvador, on the eve of blessed Monsignor Oscar Romero's canonization on October 13, 2018. – Hundreds of churchgoers from around Central America paraded in San Salvador Saturday to celebrate the impending canonization of slain Salvadoran cleric Oscar Romero. (Photo […]

Portugal’s defence minister resigns over arms theft scandal
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Portugal’s defence minister resigns over arms theft scandal

Portugal's Defence Minister Jose Alberto Azeredo Lopes Portugal’s Defence Minister Jose Alberto Azeredo Lopes resigned Friday over a scandal which has seen senior figures in the military and police forces arrested over the theft of rockets, grenades, and cartridges from a military arms depot. Lopes said he was stepping down […]

Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires
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Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires

Portuguese shepherd Fernando Moura, 49, milks a goat near Loriga, at Serra da Estrela mountain, in center Portugal on September 21, 2018. – Hoping to contain wildfires that threaten its mountains each year, Portugal's government has hired goats to munch through undergrowth and create natural, cost-effective fire barriers. For the […]

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UK appoints minister for suicide prevention

As the world celebrates World Mental Health Day, the British Prime Minister Theresa May, Wednesday, appointed Jackie Doyle-Price as minister for suicide prevention. Doyle-Prince, who is also a Conservative Member of Parliament and the health minister is the first ever minister for suicide prevention. “We can end the stigma that […]

Council of Europe postpones vote on Russia return
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Council of Europe postpones vote on Russia return

[FILE PHOTO] Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on September 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV Council of Europe delegates voted Tuesday to delay action on a proposed rule change which could restore Russia’s voting rights, stripped in 2014 […]

Iranian diplomat extradited to Belgium over ‘bomb plot’
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Iranian diplomat extradited to Belgium over ‘bomb plot’

Iranian diplomat linked to an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally in France has been extradited to Belgium from Germany, prosecutors said on Tuesday. An Iranian diplomat linked to an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally in France has been extradited to Belgium from Germany, prosecutors […]