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Clashes break out between police and some yellow vest rioters in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a n


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US intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

US intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday (April 20), adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology comp


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Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' to oust Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Friday called on supporters to take to the streets on May 1 for what he called “the largest march in the history” of the South American country to keep the


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Putin to new Ukrainian president: reconcile and get back territories

Ukraine’s new president could regain control over the separatist-controlled east of his country within months and get cheap gas and major investment from Russia if he repairs ties with Moscow, the Kre


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French interior minister warns of yellow-vest riots on Saturday

The French interior minister warned on Friday that violence could flare up on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests, as authorities banned marches around the fire-gutted Notre-Dame cathedral.


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Trump blasts ex-advisers who say he tried to stop Mueller

A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as “a good day,” President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, unleashing tweets saying claims in the report by former administration o


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Rights group condemns US 'vigilante' treatment of migrants on border

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday (April 18) called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed US citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants


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Journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the province and police said was likely the work of


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In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 US election described in extensive and sometimes unflattering detail how President Donald Trump tried to impede th


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Mueller's Russia report details episodes of possible Trump obstruction

Details of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 US election were released on Thursday (April 18), showing a series of incidents in which President Donald Trump


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More than 155m Indians go to polls in second phase of mammoth election

Voters across swaths of southern India began queuing up early on Thursday (April 18) in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Prime M


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North Korea calls for Pompeo to be dropped from talks; tests tactical weapon

North Korea said on Thursday (April 18) it no longer wanted to deal with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its


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WH, Justice Department officials discussed Mueller report ahead of release

White House lawyers held talks with US Justice Department officials in recent days about the conclusions in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, aiding them in preparing for its release, th


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Peru's ex-president Garcia dies after shooting himself to avoid arrest

Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on Wednesday


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Bosnia arrests nine suspected of smuggling 140 migrants

Nine Bosnians were arrested on Wednesday (April 17) on suspicion of being part of a gang that smuggled 140 migrants from Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, and Iran into the European Union, police said.


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Venezuelan scavengers vie with vultures for Brazilian trash

Trapped in a wasteland limbo, they barely make enough to feed their families and cannot afford a bus ticket to get away and find regular work in Brazilian cities to the south.


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Notre-Dame blaze probably accidental, French prosecutors say

The fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral was probably caused by accident, French prosecutors said on Tuesday (April 16) after firefighters doused the last flames in the ruins overnight.


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Measles cases rose nearly four-fold in first quarter 2019: WHO

The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first quarter of 2019 to 112,163 against the same period last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, citing provisional data.


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Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris; Macron pledges to rebuild

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday (April 15), gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, though firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer wa


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US to use all economic, political tools to hold Maduro accountable: Pompeo

The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his country’s crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they


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