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  1. Critics label Putin a hypocrite for attending veteran dissident's wake

    Kremlin critics accused President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy for attending the wake on Tuesday of a veteran Soviet and Russian dissident who was a staunch critic of his administration.
  2. Macron's concessions set to blow out French deficit

    France is on course to overshoot the European Union's budget deficit ceiling next year without new spending cuts after President Emmanuel Macron caved in to anti-government street protests.
  3. Israeli officers kill suspected Palestinian attacker: police

    Israeli police shot and killed a Palestinian driver who they said tried to ram his vehicle into a group of officers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.
  4. After May asks for help, Germany's Merkel says no more Brexit negotiations

    German leader Angela Merkel ruled out further negotiations on Brexit on Tuesday but said efforts were being made to give Britain reassurances after Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly pulled a parliamentary vote at home because she faced defeat.
  5. EU to give Swiss time until June to agree new treaty: sources

    The European Commission decided on Tuesday to offer Switzerland six additional months to agree on a new treaty that will govern the country's future relations with the European Union, two EU sources told Reuters.
  6. U.N. proposes Yemen's warring parties pull out of key port: sources

    The United Nations proposed at initial talks between Yemen's warring parties on Tuesday that they withdraw from the contested port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions facing famine, and place it under the control of an interim entity.
  7. Yemeni prisoner swap will take weeks, Red Cross says

    A prisoner swap in Yemen will take weeks and may involve the repatriation of third country nationals captured in the nearly four-year war, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.
  8. 'Stop Brexit!' - one man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

    Steve Bray is already hard at work when dawn breaks over London, waving anti-Brexit banners behind television crews reporting live outside Westminster.
  9. Five dead, four wounded in shooting at Catholic cathedral in Brazil

    A gunman entered a Catholic cathedral in the Brazilian city of Campinas on Tuesday and fatally shot four people attending midday mass before killing himself at the altar, fire department officials said.
  10. Time's 'Person of Year' goes to journalists, including Reuters pair

    Time on Tuesday presented its "Person of the Year" honor to a group of journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and a pair of Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmar's government, as the magazine warned the ideal of truth as critical to democracy is under assault.

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