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Polish NGO leaves to deliver sex abuse report to Pope

14 min 27 sec ago
Representatives of a Polish NGO helping victims of child abuse committed by Catholic priests left Warsaw early on Monday hoping to deliver a report to Pope Francis in the Vatican about Polish bishops neglecting pedophilia cases.
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Four Zimbabwe generals retired in Mnangagwa's first purge of military

23 min 9 sec ago
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa retired four generals on Monday, in the first major shake-up of the armed forces since he took office and including the man who led a deadly crackdown against post-election protests in August.
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U.S.-backed force won't release jihadists, but warns they could escape

28 min 55 sec ago
Kurdish-led authorities in north Syria said on Monday they would not free foreign Islamic State detainees but countries must take responsibility for them, after U.S. President Donald Trump said jihadists would be freed unless Europe takes them back.
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China unveils guidelines for developing Greater Bay Area: Xinhua

45 min 28 sec ago
China's cabinet on Monday issued guidelines for developing a "Greater Bay Area" around the Pearl River Delta, in a bid to spur growth and transformation in Guangdong province and the cities of Hong Kong and Macau.
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Maldives court orders arrest of former president over alleged corruption

50 min 52 sec ago
A court in the Maldives ordered the arrest and detention on Monday of the former president, Abdulla Yameen, on suspicion of money laundering.
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Germany in talks for joint arms exports agreement with France

54 min 24 sec ago
Berlin and Paris are in talks on common defense exports licensing procedures, a German government spokesman said on Monday.
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Facebook broke rules, should be regulated: UK lawmakers

57 min 36 sec ago
Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens' rights, British lawmakers said on Monday.
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Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role

1 hour 46 sec ago
Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel on Monday, its prime minister said, after Israel's acting foreign minister said "many Poles" had collaborated with the Nazis in World War Two and shared responsibility for the Holocaust.
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Iran arrests militants linked to attack on Revolutionary Guards

1 hour 10 min ago
Revolutionary Guards have broken up a group of militants in southeast Iran who were linked to a suicide bombing that killed 27 guards near the border with Pakistan last week, the Corps said on Monday.
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Israel says it will host Czech, Slovak, Hungarian leaders after Polish pullout

1 hour 14 min ago
Israel says on Monday that it would host bilateral meetings with the Czech, Slovak and Hungarian leaders this week after Poland withdrew from a planned five-way summit in Jerusalem in protest at Holocaust rhetoric.
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No incursion by Spanish during Gibraltar incident: UK PM May's spokesman

1 hour 15 min ago
There was no incursion by Spanish naval forces during an incident near Gibraltar at the weekend, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.
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Czech PM Babis says V4 summit in Israel scrapped: CTK agency

1 hour 16 min ago
A meeting of the central European Visegrad group countries scheduled to start in Israel in Monday has been canceled after Poland pulled out, news agency CTK said, citing Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
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Iran's Khamenei warns government about deception by Europeans

1 hour 17 min ago
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country's government not to be deceived by European countries that say they want to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by U.S. President Donald Trump last year.
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Britain still wants to reopen withdrawal agreement with EU: PM May's spokesman

1 hour 18 min ago
Britain still wants to reopen the withdrawal agreement it negotiated with the European Union to provide legal assurances over the Irish border, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.
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India asks World Court to order release of man sentenced to death in Pakistan

1 hour 21 min ago
India asked the World Court on Monday to order the release of an Indian national sentenced to death by Pakistan, saying Islamabad had failed to allow him diplomatic assistance before his conviction, as required by an international treaty.
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Singapore says soccer star could face jail after missing enlistment

1 hour 35 min ago
Singapore's first soccer player signed to the English Premier League has missed his compulsory military service and now faces charges that carry up to three years in jail, the city-state's defense ministry said on Monday.
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China unveil guidelines for developing 'Greater Bay Area': Xinhua

1 hour 41 min ago
China's cabinet on Monday issued guidelines for developing a "Greater Bay Area" around the Pearl River Delta, in a bid to spur growth and transformation in Guangdong province and the cities of Hong Kong and Macau.
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Zimbabwe opposition politician fined over false election results

1 hour 45 min ago
Zimbabwe's former finance minister and senior opposition politician Tendai Biti was on Monday convicted and fined $200 for unlawfully and falsely announcing the results of last year's presidential election that was won by Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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Morocco looks to French as language of economic success

1 hour 48 min ago
Morocco's economy is getting lost in translation.
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Alibaba is the force behind hit Chinese Communist Party app: sources

1 hour 51 min ago
A Chinese government propaganda app that recently became a huge hit was developed by Alibaba, two people at the company told Reuters, at a time when the nation's tech firms are under global scrutiny over their ties to Beijing.
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