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French warship buzzed by Russian combat aircraft in warning against missile attack

France, the US and allies are considering a military response centred around cruise missile strikes after accusing the Russia-backed Syrian government of being behind a serious chemical weapons attack.

Is Facebook losing its base?

The pioneering social media site is increasingly being looked at skeptically by college-aged Americans, according to new polling data.

EU Commission aims move to reduce governments’ veto powers

The European Commission will propose measures that could reduce EU small states’ veto powers, a document showed - a move meant to overcome resistance to tax reforms as the bloc aims to increase levies on digital multinationals.

EU sees glimmer of hope on budget deal

In an interview, EU negotiator Michel Barnier says details on British budget obligations can be resolved by December, allowing talks on post-Brexit relationship to proceed.

Maltese journalist ‘assassinated for her whistleblowing activity’

The son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of being complicit in his mother's death.

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