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[l] at 8/21/19 7:37am
The Vatican’s former financial chief, 78-year-old Australian Cardinal George Pell, will remain in prison for at least another three years after the Victoria state Court of Appeal dismissed his lawyer’s efforts to overturn a conviction for child sexual abuse.

[Author: Sabina Castelfranco] [Category: Europe] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/21/19 5:43am
French composer Julien Gauthier was killed by a bear while recording sounds on a canoeing trip in remote northwestern Canada last week, sources said Tuesday.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Americas] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/21/19 5:31am
France forward Paul Gabrillagues is set to miss next month's Rugby World Cup in Japan after he was handed a six-week suspension for foul play.

[Author: Damian Shepherd] [Category: Sports] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/21/19 3:59am
Anti-capitalist campaigners are gathering for discussions and workshops in the southwestern coastal French city of Hendaye amid high security ahead of the G7 summit this weekend.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Economy] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/21/19 12:58am
More than 80 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea came ashore on the Italian island of Lampedusa late Tuesday following a stand-off between the Spanish charity that operated their ship and the government in Rome.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Europe] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 10:49am
Suspected Islamist militant gunmen killed 24 soldiers in an army unit attack in Koutougou, in Burkina Faso’s northern Soum province on Monday, according to Burkina officials. The army had initially put the death toll at 10 people.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Africa] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 10:23am
Ten Cameroonian Anglophone separatist leaders were handed life sentences on Tuesday, stemming from guilty charges of terrorism and rebellion, said their lawyers.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Africa] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 10:22am
A new video released by the L214 French animal rights group has shown rabbits being bred in inhumane conditions, piled one on top of another in metal cages and treated injected with various antibiotics in order to survive. 

[Author: RFI] [Category: France] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 10:04am
The Chadian government has imposed a 21-day state of emergency in three regions of the country after deadly clashes between semi-nomadic herders and farmers killed at least 50 people over the past three weeks.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Africa] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 9:51am
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced that he will tender his resignation to the president. In a parting blow, he lashed out at Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, accusing him of destroying the ruling coalition for personal gain.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Europe] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 9:20am
Google, Amazon and Facebook have denounced France’s Gafa tax, which targets the American tech giant, as retroactive and discriminatory.

[Author: RFI] [Category: France] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 9:20am
Google, Amazon and Facebook have denounced France’s Gafa tax, which targets the American tech giant, as retroactive and discriminatory.

[Author: RFI] [Category: France] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 9:15am
Monsoon rains have hammered several states in northern India with over 30 people killed in floods and landslides in recent days. More than 350 have been killed across the country so far this monsoon season.

[Author: Murali Krishnan in New Delhi] [Category: Asia-Pacific] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 9:08am
France and Panama have signed a bilateral agreement in Panama City to create a group designed to curb tax fraud, announced Gérald Darmanin, French minister of public accounts. The move comes years after Panama was blacklisted amid the Panama Papers tax evasion scandal. 

[Author: RFI] [Category: France] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 8:09am
Towns across France are urging visitors eager to snap the perfect Instagram-friendly holiday photos to refrain from harming the environment by stacking stones, or rock cairns.

[Author: RFI] [Category: France] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 5:44am
Zimbabwe police have shut down the second city of Bulawayo to prevent protests over worsening economic conditions. But the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change vowed to defy the demonstration ban backed by court order.

[Author: William Niba] [Category: Africa] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 5:16am
Manchester United were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw away at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night after Paul Pogba's crucial penalty was saved.

[Author: Damian Shepherd] [Category: Sports] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 4:42am
Days before France hosts the G7 summit, from which Russia will be absent, President Emmanuel Macron has locked horns with Vladimir Putin – who told him Moscow wouldn’t allow Yellow Vest protests to spring up like they have in France.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Europe] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/20/19 12:47am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeated his calls for the Irish border backstop plan to be removed from any future Brexit deal with the European Union.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Europe] [Link to media]

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[l] at 8/19/19 9:15am
French authorities have given the green light for clean-up operations to resume at Notre-Dame Cathedral, following an interruption of more than three weeks due to fears over lead contamination.

[Author: RFI] [Category: Culture] [Link to media]

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