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Lawmakers injured in Taiwan parliamentary brawl

Passions went into overdrive in Taiwan’s parliament when an amendment was passed to reduce public holidays by seven days.

Passions went into overdrive in Taiwan’s parliament when an amendment was passed to reduce public holidays by seven days.

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India mourns prominent politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa

The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

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Afghanistan and Turkmenistan inaugurate apis Lazuli railway

The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.

The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.

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UN slaps new sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, aimed at cutting the reclusive state’s annual export earnings by a quarter.

The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, aimed at cutting the reclusive state’s annual export earnings by a quarter.

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What do we know about Francois Fillon's policies?

Francois Fillon has taken French politics by storm. What do we know about Fillon's politics, his policies and his vision?

Francois Fillon has taken French politics by storm. What do we know about Fillon's politics, his policies and his vision?

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Cubans turn out in their thousands for Castro commemoration

Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

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Dutch parliament backs partial ban on burqas

Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament have backed a partial ban on “face-covering clothing”, including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and…

Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament have backed a partial ban on “face-covering clothing”, including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and…

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South Korea: Park Geun-hye asks permission to step down

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

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Cubans queue to pay their respects to Fidel Castro

Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.

Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.

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Cubans prepare for Castro homage

Preparations have begun across Cuba for citizens to pay homage to Fidel Castro, the former leader held in high-esteem by much of the island nations population.

Preparations have begun across Cuba for citizens to pay homage to Fidel Castro, the former leader held in high-esteem by much of the island nations population.

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Martin Schulz, from Bookshops to Berlin?

Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.

Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.

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Donald Trump gives plum UN role to vocal critic

The US president-elect has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.

The US president-elect has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.

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Trump attacks 'harassment' of Mike Pence at Hamilton musical

The US vice president-elect was booed by the Broadway audience and taken to task by the cast over the next administration's likely direction.

The US vice president-elect was booed by the Broadway audience and taken to task by the cast over the next administration's likely direction.

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Brazil: anti-government protesters occupy lower house of Congress

A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher

A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher

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French conservative presidential candidates hold final TV debate

Conservative candidates in the race for the French presidency held their final TV debate before two rounds of primaries which begin this weekend.

Conservative candidates in the race for the French presidency held their final TV debate before two rounds of primaries which begin this weekend.