Macedonia approves changing the country's name

Macedonia approves changing the country's name

The Macedonian parliament has agreed to change the country's name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia in accordance with an agreement signed with Greece in June last year. #Macedonia #Greece #name
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The world's largest religious gathering Kumbh Mela has begun in India

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UK's Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote

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The UK parliament voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a massive margin, triggering a no-confidence vote that could bring down her government. #Brexit #UK #EU
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Turkey's main opposition leaders respond to Trump's threat to 'devastate Turkey economically'

Turkey's main opposition leaders respond to Trump's threat to 'devastate Turkey economically'

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Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib targeted with Islamophobic post

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib targeted with Islamophobic post

A Florida official says Palestinian-American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib might "blow up Capitol Hill". #RashidaTlaib #US
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New migrant caravan heading to US-Mexico border

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A new migrant caravan has formed in Honduras. Migrants will be taking the perilous journey towards the US-Mexico border, in a bid for a safer and better life. #US #Mexico #Migrants
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Trump says great potential for economic cooperation with Turkey

Trump says great potential for economic cooperation with Turkey

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Zimbabwe protests after a 150 percent fuel price increase

Zimbabwe protests after a 150 percent fuel price increase

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Trump serves fast food amid staff shortage in the White House

Trump serves fast food amid staff shortage in the White House

US President Donald Trump ordered burgers, fries and pizzas to welcome his guests at the White House, blaming the partial government shutdown for the staff shortage. #White House #Donald Trump #hamburger
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The rise of homelessness in Britain

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German party calls for EU exit for the first time

German party calls for EU exit for the first time

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Turkey dismisses Trump threat over YPG

Turkey dismisses Trump threat over YPG

Turkey's foreign minister pushed back against comments from US President Donald Trump, who threatened to 'devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds.' #Turkey #US
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UN forced to cut food aid to Palestinians

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National emergencies in the US

National emergencies in the US

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Meet the refugee women who established a kitchen in Istanbul

Meet the refugee women who established a kitchen in Istanbul

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Democratic Senator Dick Durbin questions US President Donald Trump

Democratic Senator Dick Durbin questions US President Donald Trump

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FBI investigated whether Trump was working for Russia'

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The New York Times reported that the FBI was so alarmed by Trump's actions in 2017, it opened an inquiry into whether he was secretly working on behalf of Russia. #FBI #Trump #Russia
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Struggling with the US shutdown

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Macedonia approves changing the country's name

Macedonia approves changing the country's name

The Macedonian parliament has agreed to change the country's name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia in accordance with an agreement signed with Greece in June last year. #Macedonia #Greece #name
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Hundreds of refugees on hunger strike at detention centre

Hundreds of refugees on hunger strike at detention centre

Hundreds of refugees at a detention centre in Melbourne, Australia have reportedly gone on a hunger strike in protest of the harsh conditions at the facility. #Refugees #Immigration #Australia
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Houthi drone attack kills several Yemeni soldiers

Houthi drone attack kills several Yemeni soldiers

A Houthi drone strike killed at least 6 Yemeni soldiers during a military parade in Yemen's Lahaj province on Thursday. Houthi rebels say the drone was packed with explosives and designed to blow up about 20 metres off the ground. #Houthi #Yemen #...
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The rise of the 'working poor' in Europe' is on the rise

The rise of the 'working poor' in Europe' is on the rise

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Felix Tshisekedi wins DRC's long-delayed presidential election

Felix Tshisekedi wins DRC's long-delayed presidential election

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