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UK Government Expects To Lose Brexit Trigger Case, Making Contingency Plans: Report

The British government expects to lose its legal battle to start the Brexit process without going through parliament, and has drafted versions of a bill to put to lawmakers after the ruling, the Guardian newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Afghan Officials Probe Attacks As Death Toll Rises To At Least 50

Afghan security officials began investigating Tuesday's attacks in the capital Kabul and the southern city of Kandahar as the death toll climbed to at least 50.

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US Military Tests Swarm Of Mini-Drones Launched From Jets

The US military has launched 103 miniature swarming drones from a fighter jet during a test in California.

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Venezuelan President Installs 'Anti-Coup Command'

CARACAS: Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday installed an "anti-coup command" to thwart the opposition's latest attempt to unseat him.

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Bolivian Government Expects Unemployment Rate To Fall To 3.2 Per Cent

LA PAZ: The Government expects to create near 30,000 new jobs this year and reduce unemployment to 3.2 percent, the lowest rate in the region, said today Bolivia's Labor Minister Gonzalo Trigoso.

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Italy PM Has Heart Procedure In Rome Hospital After Feeling Ill: Spokeswoman

Pic: ReutersItalian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has undergone an emergency angioplasty, a procedure to open or widen obstructed arteries or veins, after feeling ill while returning from Paris on Tuesday, his spokeswoman said.

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Japan, South Korea 'Comfort Women' Feud Flares Amid Pyongyang Missile Fears

A South Korean political vacuum and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's concerns about his conservative political base have rekindled a feud over wartime history, just as tension over North Korea makes cooperation between the U.S. allies as vital as ever.

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Ruling Fidesz Party Wants Soros-Funded Ngos 'Swept Out' Of Hungary

Any civil society group with funding from billionaire George Soros should be "swept out" of Hungary, a vice chairman of the ruling Fidesz party said on Tuesday.

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Relatives' U.S. Bribery Case Rains On Ex-U.N. Chief's Homecoming

A U.S. bribery case against two relatives has cast a pall over former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon's planned return this week to South Korea, where he is expected to launch a bid to run for president.

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[Video] Boy Violently Kicks His Mother Who Stopped Him From Playing With His Phone, Netizens Blame The Parents For His Behaviour

Violently attacking our mothers is not something we Asians are accustomed to – especially as we have been constantly grilled to respect our elders from at a young age.

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