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The government has pointed to fresh intelligence, possibly a renewed threat from the Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, which has a record of building sophisticated bombs inside electronic devices.

How will US laptop ban affect airline passengers?

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03/21/2017 at 10:20. Facebook
Finger pointing, innuendos and sarcastic remarks made for a lively first French presidential debate

Islam and the economy ignite French TV debate

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03/21/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
Passengers travelling from 8 nations hit by latest Trump administration security move

US curbs laptops and tablets on flights from Mideast

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03/20/2017 at 10:54. Facebook
The French election campaign has been overshadowed by allegations of corruption and bouts of political infighting. But behind the sound and fury, there are big policy differences between the main contestants who are offering radically different visions for their country.

Policies of France’s 5 leading presidential candidates

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03/20/2017 at 07:58. Facebook
Some 700 companies have registered interest for tenders for the 30-foot high structure covering the 3,200km border between the US and Mexico, which would need to prevent would-be immigrants from scaling the top or digging beneath it.

Mexico calls on its builders to boycott Trump’s wall

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03/17/2017 at 15:18. Facebook
Candidates need to know the capital of the Basque country, and that you should not wash your car in the common car park of an apartment block.

Spain’s UK expats face Brexit citizenship dilemma

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03/17/2017 at 08:56. Facebook
The UK’s usually tight-lipped electronic intelligence agency broke with its convention of not formally commenting on intelligence matters after Sean Spicer, Mr Trump’s press secretary, repeated the claims of a Fox News analyst that Barack Obama, the former president, had used GCHQ to do his dirty work.

British intelligence slaps down Trump spying claim

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03/16/2017 at 12:59. Facebook
Debate over the future of the euro in Italy mirrors that in other European countries where anti-euro politicians have built up solid support bases.

Italian debate on merits of ditching euro grows louder

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03/16/2017 at 08:43. Facebook
The projected victory was welcomed by moderates and pro-EU politicians across Europe and has calmed their fears that the continent was poised to fall under the sway of nationalists following the UK’s Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the US.

Dutch voters crush hopes of populist Wilders

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The UN has warned that the world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the organisation was founded in 1945.

Why is the world facing worst humanitarian crisis since 1945?

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Angela Merkel has threatened to bar campaigning by Turkish politicians after Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused German authorities of using Nazi tactics.

Merkel threatens to bar campaigns by Turkish politicians

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Dutch voters headed to the polls on Wednesday after Mark Rutte, prime minister, and rivals clashed over refugees, immigration and the economy in the last televised debate following an extraordinarily tight race.

Dutch vote in test of far-right populism in Europe

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Two US senators are proposing new legislation to make Chinese and other foreign investors face additional scrutiny when pursuing deals to buy American agricultural and food companies.

Closer watch urged on Chinese deals in US food sector

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He is known for setting audacious targets for his companies, including a goal to fly space tourists around the moon before the end of next year. Now Elon Musk says he can build an electricity storage plant within 100 days to solve an energy dilemma in Australia.

Elon Musk makes bold bet to end Australia power crisis

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Wilders’ one-man band heads for Dutch poll destiny

Wilders’ one-man band heads for Dutch poll destiny

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Like millions of young readers around the world, Chinese children have grown up with popular titles such as the Harry Potter series. But Beijing is now introducing new measures to restrict access to foreign books and publications as it opens a new front in its battle to limit outside influence on Chinese society.

China tries to restrict access to foreign children’s books

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South Korea’s president was ousted from office on Friday after the country’s constitutional court upheld the legislature’s December impeachment vote, toppling Park Geun-hye after months of accusations that she and a close confidant solicited bribes.

South Korean president ousted in bribery scandal

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Is François Hollande’s economic legacy as dire as his popularity ratings slump would suggest?

The economy that France’s next president will inherit

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Clashes between Myanmar security forces and rebels near the country’s border with China have left at least 30 dead and stoked fears for a peace process aimed at ending 70 years of internal conflict.

Deadly Myanmar clashes stoke peace process fears

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Beijing’s plans to create national champions in high-tech manufacturing sectors have come under fire from European businesses, which fear Chinese producers will swamp whole industries with overcapacity and spark a protectionist backlash.

European businesses attack China high-tech push

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