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AfD party votes to campaign for German exit from EU

The German far-right party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has voted to campaign for the country’s exit from the European Union if its demand for reforms within the bloc are not met.

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China will tackle US trade dispute in 2019, says Commerce Minister Zhong Shan

China will work to straighten out trade frictions with the US this year, the country’s commerce minister told state media, following talks with US negotiators last week.

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Portugal to welcome Brits even without Brexit deal

Portugal’s government on Friday laid out proposals to protect rights of British citizens living in the country if there’s a no-deal Brexit but made clear it expects similar treatment for the around 300,000 Portuguese living in Britain.

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۱۲ killed in Burkina Faso terrorist attack

Twelve people were killed and two others injured Thursday in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso’s northern province of Soum, the country’s security ministry announced late Friday in a statement.

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Saudi woman’s asylum bid challenges kingdom’s reach abroad

Saudi woman’s ongoing bid to flee her country via Thailand this week threw the kingdom’s male guardianship system into the international spotlight, setting in motion a showdown between Saudi Arabia’s restrictions on women and the United Nations’ asylum process.

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Quake hits western Iran, about 75 injured

An earthquake hit an area in western Iran near the Iraqi border on Sunday, injuring 75 people, most of them lightly, the head of the country’s emergency medical services said.

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EU humiliation: Key ambassador booted out of Congo – live on TV

EU ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Bart Ouvry was unceremoniously booted out of the country live on television – just days before today’s elections, prompting the bloc to issue vociferous protests.

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At least four killed in Giza tour bus bomb blast

Bombing at Egypt’s most representative tourist spot Giza Pyramid seized the country with terror on Friday. Armed policemen and soldiers were dispatched in downtown Cairo on the next day. It has been a year since foreign tourists were killed by terrorism in Egypt.

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Netanyahu says Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of ‘when, not if’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of “when, not if” he moves his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

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Japan Is Resuming Commercial Whaling And Withdrawing From The International Whaling Commission

Japan will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling, the country’s government announced Wednesday, in a move that has outraged environmentalists.

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At Least One Dead as Price Protests Enter Third Day in Sudan

At least one protester was killed in the northern Sudanese city of Atbara on Friday, the security chief said, as people took to the streets across the country for a third day against price rises and corruption.

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Iran to adopt VAR in domestic soccer league

President of Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran has said the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the country’s league, Trend reported citing Xinhua.

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French ‘yellow vest’ protests losing steam but claim another death

France’s anti-government “yellow vest” protest appears to be petering out, but another day of disruption through road blocks across the country led to the death of a 10th person since the start of the movement last month.

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What happens if the US government shuts down?

With US President Donald Trump and Congress at an impasse over federal spending, the country is bracing for a partial government shutdown that would shutter offices, hold up pay cheques during the holiday season and affect popular tourist attractions nationwide.

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Judge slams Flynn for ‘arguably’ selling out US

A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing yesterday for Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country.

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Hungary sees fourth day of protests over new overtime rules, other government policies

Thousands of protesters marched through Hungary’s capital, Budapest, for a fourth day Sunday as part of demonstrations to protest new employment laws promoted by the country’s right-wing government.

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