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May ‘dismayed’ US pulling out of Paris accord

  Theresa May has said at the G20 summit she is “dismayed” Donald Trump has decided to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. The Prime Minister was speaking to reporters in a news conference at the G20 summit with the richest developed and emerging economies, after meeting the US President. …

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Girl ‘shot dead after two men row on Facebook’

  A Facebook argument between two men led to a 14-year-old girl being killed by a stray bullet fired into her home, it has been alleged. A court document says Mackenna Kronenberger was inside the bedroom of her home in Dayton, Ohio, when she was killed early on Wednesday. Jason …

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Blue Whale death ‘game’ leaves trail of misery

  As UK authorities continue to evaluate the risks posed by sinister “games” such as Blue Whale, Russian families say the risks are real and they want the world to know the price they have paid. Blue Whale is a teenage suicide challenge or “death group” that began in Russia …

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UN calls for immediate ceasefire in Central African Republic

UN Integrated Multifaceted Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on Wednesday continued to patrol the streets of Bria in the Central African Republic (CAR) following clashes between elements of the Front populaire pour la renaissance de la Centrafrique (FPRC) and the Union pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC) …

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Donald Trump is a mixed blessing for Chinese leaders

Trump’s threats to tear up trade deals and hike tariffs on Chinese goods look ominous. If carried out, they could chill thriving commercial ties at a time when Beijing is struggling to shore up economic growth. At the same time, Trump’s suggestion he might reduce Washington’s global strategic presence to …

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