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85 Civilians Killed, 373 Wounded during Afghan Election Campaign, Says UN

Hundreds of people were killed or wounded in violence related to Afghanistan's recent presidential election season as the Taliban sought to undermine the democratic process, a UN agency said Tuesday.

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France Sees 'Positive Momentum' for Brexit Deal

France welcomed on Tuesday the "positive momentum" in talks aimed at securing a deal on the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union, an aide to President Emmanuel Macron said.

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Five Hurt as Kurds and Turks Clash in German Demonstration

Five people were injured in clashes between the Kurdish and Turkish communities in the western German city of Herne, police said, as Kurds demonstrated against Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria.

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Brexit Deal 'Possible this Week', Says EU's Barnier

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Tuesday that a deal with London could be reached this week, but warned that more tough talks were still needed.

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Russia Opposition Says Investigators Raiding Offices across Country

Russia's opposition said on Tuesday that investigators had launched raids on its offices across the country, in the latest move to put pressure on government critics.

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58 Dead, Rescuers in 'Day and Night' Hunt for Missing after Japan Typhoon

Fresh rain threatened to hamper efforts by tens of thousands of Japanese rescuers searching for survivors after a powerful typhoon that by early Tuesday had killed 58 people.

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Polish Populists Win Election, Clinch Majority

Poland's governing right-wing populist party won a weekend election, retaining its parliamentary majority, full official results showed on Monday.

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Russia Detains Four More over Opposition Protest

Russian investigators said Monday they had detained four more people suspected of violence against police at an unauthorized opposition protest in July, as a court confirmed the conviction of another.

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Trump Demands Whistleblower Testify, as ex-Aide Talks to Congress

Donald Trump demanded Monday that a whistleblower whose warning about the U.S president's call with Ukraine triggered the impeachment inquiry against him be identified and testify before Congress.

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Denmark to Strip Jihadists of Nationality amid Fear of Returns

Denmark said Monday it planned to strip dual-national suspected jihadists of citizenship to stop them from returning to Danish soil, as Turkey's deadly offensive in Syria sends IS members fleeing.

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