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Turkey Hits Out after Rivals Unite in Gas Row

Turkey on Thursday rejected as "groundless" claims made by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt denouncing Ankara's "unilateral provocations" over energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean. 

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UK-EU Brexit Talks Restart with Just Weeks to Seal Deal

Britain and the European Union will resume fraught post-Brexit trade talks on Thursday after seven days lost to threats and brinkmanship, and with just weeks left to salvage an agreement.

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At Least 12 Killed in Nigeria Protest Shootings

The Nigerian army and police killed at least 12 peaceful protesters in two locations of Lagos in a deadly crackdown on demonstrations, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

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Obama Hits Campaign Trail for Biden in Final Stretch of White House Race

Former U.S. president Barack Obama hits the campaign trail for Joe Biden on Wednesday in a bid to drum up support for his former vice president among young Americans and Black voters in the final stretch of the White House race.

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New Urgency as UK Reopens Stalled Brexit Talks with EU

Britain said Wednesday it was resuming trade negotiations with the European Union, accelerating the fraught process to round-the-clock meetings in a bid to salvage a deal within weeks.

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Seven Killed in Pre-Election Clashes in Ivory Coast

At least seven people have been killed and 40 more injured in intercommunal violence in an Ivory Coast port town near Abidjan since Monday, ahead of next week's presidential election, a local official told AFP Wednesday.

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France Honours Beheaded Teacher as Judge Questions Suspects

France will pay tribute Wednesday to a history teacher beheaded for showing cartoons of the Prophet Mohamed in a free speech lesson in a gruesome attack that has shocked the country and prompted a government crackdown on radical Islam.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan Ministers in Moscow for Truce Talks

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan were in Moscow on Wednesday for meetings with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov as world powers seek to halt fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.

The ministers were visiting the Russian capital, their respective ministries said as the pair are due to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday. 

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Kyrgyzstan Sets New Polls as New PM Reassures Russia

Kyrgyzstan's electoral authorities said Wednesday parliamentary polls annulled over unrest would be repeated in December as acting leader Sadyr Japarov moved to assure Russia of the two countries' strategic partnership.

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Spain Far-right Files No-confidence Motion against Govt

Spain's parliament on Wednesday began debating a no-confidence motion filed by the far-right Vox against the leftwing coalition government of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. 

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