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After riots in Paris: Hundreds of thousands of euros in property damage on the triumphal arch

A bust of Napoleon beheaded, pieces of art smashed and walls full of graffiti: the “yellow vest” protests at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris escalated. Visitors can not visit the monument for the time being. “The yellow vests...
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Turkey’s Erdogan tells Putin he wants new summit on Syria’s Idlib

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday he should hold another summit to discuss the situation in Syria’s Idlib province where the two countries are trying to create a sustainable demilitarized zone,...
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Trump had ‘informal’ conversation with Putin at G-20 Summit

Donald Trump had an “informal” conversation with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina on Friday, one day after the U.S. president announced that he had decided to cancel a meeting with his Russian counterpart because of new developments...
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French government holds crisis talks after ‘yellow vest’ riots

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe holds talks with party leaders on Monday as Paris scrambles to forge a response to violence by anti-government protesters that has left hundreds injured nationwide and caused widespread destruction around...
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World Bank pledges US$200b for climate action

The World Bank on Monday unveiled US$200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25, adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding, AFP reports. The World Bank said the move, coinciding with a UN climate summit meeting...
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Former US President George H. W. Bush dies aged 94

George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States and father to George W. Bush, the 43rd President, died aged 94. The elder Bush led the US in the aftermath of the Cold War as it expanded its influence in eastern Europe, and into the...
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Leaders gather for G20 Buenos Aires talks amid rising tensions (photo)

World leaders are meeting in Argentina for their annual G20 summit amid new tension with Russia over Ukraine and a US trade row with China. US President Donald Trump has cancelled a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in protest...
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Montenegro: Opposition MP taken from parliament to prison

Early on Friday, after the session of the Montenegrin Assembly, the police arrested opposition Democratic Front member of assembly (deputy) Nebojsa Medojevic. Medojevic was taken from the Assembly to the Spuz prison, near Podgorica. Medojevic...
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Flash floods wash away cars in Turkish holiday resort of Bodrum (video)

At least seven cars have been swept away in floods in Turkey. The rushing waters swept through the Aegean holiday resort of Bodrum yesterday, local broadcaster Mugla TV reported. Footages show flood waters washing cars away as rescuers brought...
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Trump calls his former lawyer ‘weak’ and ‘a liar’

Donald Trump has called Michael Cohen a “liar,” adding that his former lawyer and personal fixer is “not a very smart person” amid explosive reports he lied about a business project in Russia. Speaking with reporters before departing...