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'Kick In The Teeth' For EU Nationals In The UK

As negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU are set to begin, thousands of EU nationals are contemplating an uncertain future for their right to remain in the country. Sarah Bradbury reports from London.

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Pentagon Confirms Airstrike That Allegedly Killed More Than 100 Civilians

BAGHDAD — An initial review of airstrikes over the past days indicates that the U.S.-led coalition has struck fighters and equipment of the Islamic State group west of the northern city of Mosul at the request of Iraqi security forces, where there were allegations of civilian casualties, the Pentagon said Saturday.

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Paris Sending Ministerial Mission To French Guiana, As Unrest Grows

The French government is sending a ministerial mission to French Guiana as the former colony faced a second day of strikes. The French territory suffers from a high murder rate and sky-high unemployment.

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Trump Moves To Gut Obama's Climate Legacy

With his latest executive order, President Trump has begun undoing Obama's plan to counter global warming. But climate experts believe the move away from fossil fuels will continue regardless - leaving the US behind.

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Reforms Planned For Germany's Military After Sex Abuse Scandal

Germany's military is to undergo structural changes following a sex abuse scandal at a special training barracks, its top officer has said. A respected criminologist will also recommend improvements.

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IATA Calls On Governments For Alternatives To Large Electronic Restrictions

KUALA LUMPUR -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to urgently find alternatives to the recent restrictions on large electronic items on certain flights.

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German Firms Report Brexit Will 'Seriously Damage' Business With UK

Details of the Brexit separation are still unknown. But nine percent of German firms with interests in Britain are already planning to move investments elsewhere, the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry found.

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Northern Ireland ‘Can Rejoin EU After Brexit If It Votes For Reunification’

Brexit Secretary David Davis

If Northern Ireland opts for reunification it would have the ability to join the European Union as part of the Republic after Brexit, a leaked ministerial letter has indicated.

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India Wants To Seal Its Borders With Pakistan And Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall on the Mexican border has nothing on India.

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Exclusive: Afghans Plan To Double Special Forces From 17,000 As Threats Grow

Pic: Reuters

Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched and exhausted by persistent attacks from Taliban insurgents and other Islamist militants.

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