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Nine dead as car plows into square in southern China

Nine people died and 46 were injured after a car plowed into a crowded square in southern China on Wednesday and police have detained the driver, the local government said.

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Austria calls on Turkey to explain journalist's arrest

Austria called on Turkey on Wednesday to immediately explain why one of its nationals, a student and activist who writes for a far-left website, has been arrested in Ankara.

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Britain outlines post-Brexit farm policy in bill

Britain will introduce legislation on Wednesday for agricultural policy after it leaves the European Union that will link support for farmers to the provision of public benefits such as tackling climate change or preserving beautiful landscapes.

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Swedish center-right pushes for power after election deadlock

The leaders of Sweden’s center-right opposition Alliance on Wednesday urged the incumbent Social Democrat-led bloc to step aside and help them form a viable government to break a post-election deadlock.

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Russia's Putin tells Japan's Abe: 'Let's sign peace deal this year'

Russian President Vladimir Putin turned to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a conference stage on Wednesday and offered to sign a peace treaty by the end of this year to formally end World War Two hostilities between their countries.

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Former minister Davis: UK will reset Brexit plans after Salzburg

Former Brexit Secretary David Davis said he expected Prime Minister Theresa May’s government to change course on Brexit after an informal meeting of EU leaders in Salzburg next week.

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Special Report: Slamming the door – How Trump transformed U.S. refugee program

On Jan. 19, 2017, Aden Hassan’s long wait to start a new life ended when he stepped off a plane in Columbus, Ohio, half a world away from the Kenyan refugee camp where he had lived for a decade.

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Belongings of missing WikiLeaks associate Kamphuis found in Norway: police

Norwegian police have found belongings of missing WikiLeaks associate Arjen Kamphuis at sea in northern Norway more than three weeks after he disappeared.

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China bans live hog transport from 10 new regions to stem swine fever spread

China has banned the transport of live hogs and pig products from 10 regions bordering the six provinces that have reported African swine fever outbreaks in recent weeks, a move set to further tighten supplies and roil prices in the world’s top pork consumer.

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