الثلاثاء، 19 مارس 2019

Russia warns of attempts to destabilize situation in Algeria

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Russia was concerned by protests in Algeria and saw attempts underway to destabilize the situation in the North African country.


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UK faces no-deal or no Brexit if it rejects May's deal: Barclay

Britain's Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay warned lawmakers on Tuesday they risked either destroying Brexit or leaving the European Union without a deal if they did not back Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-defeated deal.


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EU needs clarity from London on Brexit: Romanian minister

The European Union needs clarity from London on Brexit, a Romanian minister said in Brussels on Tuesday before chairing talks among his European peers, a day after British Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce plan was undermined further.


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Exclusive: Dalai Lama contemplates Chinese gambit after his death

The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in India, where he has lived in exile for 60 years, and warned that any other successor named by China would not be respected.


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School climate strikes: 1.4 million people took part, say campaigners

Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, says action proved ‘no one is too small to make a difference’

More than 1.4 million young people around the world took part in school strikes for climate action, according to environmental campaigners.

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish student whose solo protest last August prompted the global movement, said: “We proved that it does matter what you do and that no one is too small to make a difference.”

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FIFA Foundation Community Programme – in pictures

Star striker Samuel Eto’o represented the UNHCR Sport and Cooperation Network in Cameroon to coach child refugees from neighbouring Central African Republic, part-funded by the Fifa Foundation

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Cyclone Trevor hits the Queensland coast with 200km/h winds

Category three storm expected to strengthen as it heads towards the Northern Territory

Cyclone Trevor has slammed into the north Queensland coast with ferocious winds of more than 200km/h that are ripping trees from the ground.

The powerful category three storm made “howling” landfall at 5pm just south of Lockhart River, one of a handful of towns on the Cape York Peninsula that has been urged to remain indoors until the storm passes.

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