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Ex-Malaysian PM Najib to face charge for tampering 1MDB report

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face fresh charges for tampering an audit report related to state investment fund 1MDB.
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French president hikes minimum wage, promises tax relief to head off 'Yellow Vest' protests

French President Emmanuel Macron sought to dampen the social uproar with an "economic and social emergency plan," offering to increase the minimum wage and tax cuts for pensioners.
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British PM confirms crucial Brexit vote postponed

British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed on Monday afternoon that the crucial parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, originally scheduled for Tuesday, will be postponed.
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UN toasts with Chinese liquor

More than 100 guests from the UN's various offices, local entrepreneurs, celebrities and media representatives took part in the party. 
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NASA's InSight lander 'hears' Martian winds

NASA's InSight lander, which touched down on Mars last week, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet.
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Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds Merkel as German CDU's new leader

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was elected new chairperson of Germany's ruling Christian Democratic Union at the party's 31st national congress on Friday.
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No device found at CNN's New York offices after bomb threat

New York police found no explosive devices in the US broadcaster CNN's offices after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday night.
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Trump to pick State Department spokesperson as next UN envoy: report

US President Donald Trump will pick State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert as the next US ambassador to the United Nations, US media reported Thursday.
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French presidency announces cancellation of planned fuel tax rise: report

The French presidency announced on Wednesday evening the "cancellation" of the planned fuel tax rise, French press reported.
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US, foreign leaders attend Bush funeral service

The state funeral of President George Herbert Walker Bush was held. The 41st US president died on Friday in Texas at 94.
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