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Duterte to Trump: Keep cool over North Korea

Please don't play with (nuclear) fire: Asian leaders urge the US to show restraint after Pyongyang's latest missile test.

Please don't play with (nuclear) fire: Asian leaders urge the US to show restraint after Pyongyang's latest missile test.

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What's behind the turmoil in FYR Macedonia?

A long-lasting constitutional crisis in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reached a climactic point Thursday night as the election of a speaker by the country’s new parliamentary majority turn

A long-lasting constitutional crisis in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reached a climactic point Thursday night as the election of a speaker by the country’s new parliamentary majority turn

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Calls for release of Venezuelan opposition leader

Hundreds of demonstrators have marched on a prison in Venezuela where an opposition leader is being detained.

Hundreds of demonstrators have marched on a prison in Venezuela where an opposition leader is being detained.

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Protesters storm FYROM parliament, attack MPs

It comes after an alliance of Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker, witnesses said.

It comes after an alliance of Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker, witnesses said.

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Serbia reacts to refusal of French court to extradite former Kosovan PM

Serbia wants to try the former Kosovan Prime Minister for alleged war crimes, but its extradition request was refused by a French court. Serbia has described the decision as "shameful" and "scandalous

Serbia wants to try the former Kosovan Prime Minister for alleged war crimes, but its extradition request was refused by a French court. Serbia has described the decision as "shameful" and "scandalous

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FYROM: caught between East and West

East and West have clashed over the result, with Moscow backing the former prime minister and the EU and the USA supporting the social-democrats.

East and West have clashed over the result, with Moscow backing the former prime minister and the EU and the USA supporting the social-democrats.

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Silent march for people killed in Venezuela protests

A silent march has been held in Caracas in Venezuela to honour those killed amid anti-government demonstrations.

A silent march has been held in Caracas in Venezuela to honour those killed amid anti-government demonstrations.

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Avoid Clinton vs Trump tragedy, American actors urge French voters

Actors including Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo and intellectual Noam Chomsky have launched a petition urging “progressive” French voters to rally "behind the Left candidate with the most support in th

Actors including Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo and intellectual Noam Chomsky have launched a petition urging “progressive” French voters to rally "behind the Left candidate with the most support in th

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Venezuelan anti-government rallies turn violent, two dead

At least two protesters were killed as clashes broke out on the sidelines of a mass anti-government rally that the opposition billed "the mother of all marches".

At least two protesters were killed as clashes broke out on the sidelines of a mass anti-government rally that the opposition billed "the mother of all marches".

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SNP success in election will pave way for Scottish secession vote - Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, has said success for her party in the upcoming general election will pave the way for a fresh referendum on Scottish…

Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, has said success for her party in the upcoming general election will pave the way for a fresh referendum on Scottish…

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China moves ahead with ancient Silk Road revival

China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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Malala is granted honorary Canadian citizenship

Human rights education activist Malala Yousafzia has received honorary Canadian citizenship from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa.

Human rights education activist Malala Yousafzia has received honorary Canadian citizenship from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa.

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Trump backtracks, says NATO 'no longer obsolete'

US President Donald Trump backtracks on his campaign-trail criticism of NATO, saying "it's no longer obsolete".

US President Donald Trump backtracks on his campaign-trail criticism of NATO, saying "it's no longer obsolete".

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Venezuelan President Maduro pelted by angry crowd at rally

A parade attended by President Nicolas Maduro was interrupted by critics who threw objects at the embattled leader in Bolivar state.

A parade attended by President Nicolas Maduro was interrupted by critics who threw objects at the embattled leader in Bolivar state.

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Tear gas and clashes as Venezuelan opposition maintains protests

Venezuelan opposition supporters clash with police in protests over a grinding economic crisis and an erosion of democracy under leftist President Nicolas…

Venezuelan opposition supporters clash with police in protests over a grinding economic crisis and an erosion of democracy under leftist President Nicolas…

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Venezuela hit by further opposition protests

There have been further ugly protests on the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas after demonstrators clashed with police.

There have been further ugly protests on the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas after demonstrators clashed with police.

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Violent clashes at G7 in Italy

Police wielding batons managed to push the protesters back. Italian media are reporting that five or six police officers were slightly injured during the scuffles.

Police wielding batons managed to push the protesters back. Italian media are reporting that five or six police officers were slightly injured during the scuffles.

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Germany stands-up for EU 'precious legacy'

In the face of rising populism and nationalism, Germany’s newly-elected Federal President has delivered a message of defiance in the European Parliament.

In the face of rising populism and nationalism, Germany’s newly-elected Federal President has delivered a message of defiance in the European Parliament.

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Putin cosies up to Trump in a bid to thaw ties

Vladimir Putin has said he would like to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at an Arctic nations summit in Finland in May.

Vladimir Putin has said he would like to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at an Arctic nations summit in Finland in May.

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President Putin visits Arctic as Russia reasserts claims

On the same day as an international summit began on the Arctic, president Vladimir Putin has visited the desolate Franz Josef Land archipelago, reaffirming Moscow’s claim to the…

On the same day as an international summit began on the Arctic, president Vladimir Putin has visited the desolate Franz Josef Land archipelago, reaffirming Moscow’s claim to the…

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Farage: "The EU will not survive"

Nigel Farage has vowed to leave the UK and live abroad if the country's Brexit - the break with Brussels - is a "disaster".

Nigel Farage has vowed to leave the UK and live abroad if the country's Brexit - the break with Brussels - is a "disaster".

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N.Ireland parties told time is running out to form new govt

Political parties in Northern Ireland have been given an extra few weeks to try to reach agreement on the formation of a new power-sharing government.

Political parties in Northern Ireland have been given an extra few weeks to try to reach agreement on the formation of a new power-sharing government.