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Polish dailies print blank front page in EU copyright appeal

Major Polish newspapers printed blank front pages on Monday in an appeal to the European Parliament to adopt controversial copyright reforms that have pitted traditional media firms against internet giants.

AGENCIES, Mar 26 2019

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Georgia ‘will join NATO’: Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday reiterated the bloc’s commitment to grant former Soviet republic Georgia eventual membership despite Moscow’s fierce opposition.

AGENCIES, Mar 26 2019

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Suspected cholera cases spikes in Yemen in 2019: UN

Nearly 110,000 suspected cases of cholera have been reported in war-hit Yemen since the beginning of January, including 190 related deaths, the UN said on Monday.

AGENCIES, Mar 26 2019

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Air strike kills 13 civilians, mostly children, in Afghanistan

At least 13 civilians were killed, mostly children, in an air strike by “international forces” in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz late last week, the United Nations said on Monday.

AGENCIES, Mar 26 2019

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North Korea returns to inter-Korean liaison office

North Korea has returned its staff to an inter-Korean liaison office, Seoul said Monday, just days after unilaterally withdrawing from the joint facility.

AGENCIES, Mar 26 2019

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Mueller’s Russia probe report rules out Trump’s criminal collusion

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared.

ASSOCIATED PRESS, Mar 26 2019

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China pursuing ‘new world media order’ to suppress criticism

China is trying to establish a “new world media order” to prevent and counter criticism, a project that threatens press freedom globally, watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned in a report released on Monday.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 26 2019

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EU completes no-deal Brexit preparations

The EU announced on Monday it has completed its preparations for Britain crashing out of the bloc without a divorce accord, as fears of a chaotic “no-deal” Brexit grow.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 26 2019

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Gruff Thai general Prayut on verge of dramatic transformation

Thai junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha appears on the cusp of a remarkable reinvention from a gruff—and often-ridiculed—general to a civilian prime minister with a popular mandate, after his party took a surprise lead in the country’s first election since the 2014 coup.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Mar 26 2019

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