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European Court Hears Case Over Brexit

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The European Court of Justice on Tuesday held a special hearing over whether Britain can reverse its decision to leave the European Union.

Russia-Ukraine Tensions Rise After Kerch Strait Ship Capture

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Ukraine's parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law, after the capture of three of its naval vessels by Russia.

Uganda Party Boat Capsizes On Lake Victoria, Killing 29

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At least 29 people are now known to have died after a cruise boat carrying party revellers capsized on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police say.

EU Leaders Agree UK's Brexit Deal At Brussels Summit

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EU leaders have approved an agreement on the UK's withdrawal and future relations - insisting it is the "best and only deal possible".

Taiwan Holds Midterm Elections

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Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-Wen, amid growing pressure from the island’s powerful rival china.

Honduras President’s Brother Detained In Miami

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Juan Antonio Hernandez, brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, was detained by federal agents in Miami on Friday accused of conspiring to import cocaine and related weapons offences

Anti-Corruption Protests Shut Down Haiti

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A general strike has shut down most of Haiti, where anti-corruption protests demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise have continued for a fourth day.

Security Forces Fire Tear Gas At France Yellow Vests Protesters

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Security forces in Paris on Saturday fired tear gas and used water cannons to disperse 'yellow vest' protesters who tried to break through a police cordon on the Champs-Elysées.

Global Oil Prices Drop

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Oil prices fell on Friday to their lowest this year, on course for their biggest one-month decline since late 2014 when OPEC opted to pump as much crude as it could to gain market share and sent prices on a near-unbroken two-year slide.

War Crimes Suspect Yakatom Appears At ICC

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A war crimes suspect from the Central African Republic, CAR, Alfred Yakatom, is currently before judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague.

UK Pledges $ 64m For FGM In Africa

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The UK is to give 64 million dollars in aid money to help stop Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Africa.

Karachi Attack: Four Killed As Gunmen Try To Storm China Consulate

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Gunmen have killed at least four people in an attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi.

Flash Flooding Feared In California

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Finally, rainfall has come to Northern California, helping to contain deadly wildfires but bringing fears of mudslides that may complicate recovery efforts.

Amnesty Accuses Saudi Arabia Of Torture

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Amnesty International has accused the Saudi Arabian Government of torturing, sexually harassing, and mistreating several human rights activists detained since May this year including women.

US Senators Accuse Trump Of Putting “Saudi Arabia First” Over Khashoggi

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Some United States senators have accused President Donald Trump of putting "Saudi Arabia first" by his decision not to take punitive measures against the kingdom or Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman over the murder of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Ramaphosa Slams Trump Over South Africa Land Reforms

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South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has criticized Donald Trump's views on South Africa's land debate, blaming groups lobbying in the US.

John Allen Chau: Family Forgive Tribe Who Killed American

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The family of a US man reportedly killed by arrows fired by members of an endangered tribe in India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands have said they forgive those who killed him.

Multi-National Air Forces To Collaborate In Combating Irregular Warfare

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Air force officials from across Africa and other parts of the world have resolved to increase the partnership among their nations to fight the threat of asymmetric and irregular warfare.

Nissan Plans To Fire Boss Over 'Misconduct'

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Japanese car giant, Nissan, has proposed removing Chairman, Carlos Ghosn, from his post over financial misconduct claims.

Theresa May seeks business support for Brexit plan

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Theresa May is set to renew her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement - saying it will stop EU migrants "jumping the queue".