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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in the House of Commons, London, Britain, December 10, 2018. Parliament TV handout via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Monday, throwing Britain's plan to leave the European Union into chaos after admitting that she faced a rout.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, French Minister for Solidarity and Health Agnes Buzyn, French Ecology Minister Francois de Rugy and French Minister of Labour Muriel Penicaud meet with representatives of trade unions, employers' organisations and local elected officials at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France December 10, 2018. Yoan Valat/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate "yellow vest" anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend.

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U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres attends the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Marrakesh, Morocco December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Abderrahmane Mokhtari

U.N. members on Monday adopted a deal aimed at improving the way world copes with rising migration, but almost 30 countries stayed away from the ceremony in Morocco.

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FILE PHOTO: A convoy of vehicles transporting U.N. envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths drive during a visit to the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad/File Photo

Yemen's Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a U.N. role in Hodeidah's seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the country's war, but not a long-term presence in the city itself, Foreign Minister Khalid al Yamani said on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, Sept. 29, 2018. Picture taken September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi repeatedly told his killers "I can't breathe" during his final moments in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, CNN reported on Monday.

The road, hemmed in on one side by empty warehouses and the other by a concrete seawall, ends abruptly in a desolate parking lot. Men step out of their cars and into the darkness, then slip behind the sliding doors of a warehouse. Inside, they huddle under floodlights and wait. A clock on the wall ticks to ten past three in the morning.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini arrives at an extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool

The European Union's foreign policy chief said on Monday a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent U.S. sanctions could be in place by year's end.

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Israeli soldiers walk during clashes with Palestinians in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Israeli soldiers raided the offices of Palestinian news agency Wafa on Monday in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, it said.

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FILE PHOTO: Jordi Sanchez, a Catalan separatist leader, gestures as he leaves Spain's High Court in Madrid, October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho/File Photo

Jailed Catalan separatists who have gone on hunger strike are protesting against their treatment by the Spanish judicial system but have no intention of starving themselves to death, one told Reuters.

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FILE PHOTO: Two pieces of the Holocaust memorial project "Stolpersteine" (stumbling blocks) are seen before being installed into the pavement outside a residential building in Berlin, April 25, 2014.  Today there are 45,000 "Stolpersteine" in Germany and 16 other European countries. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

Twenty cobblestones commemorating members of two Italian Jewish families who were deported to Auschwitz or killed in Rome were dug up and stolen in the early hours of Monday in an apparent anti-Semitic attack.

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Commuters line up for a bus to the airport in front of a Deutsche Bahn building during a rail workers' strike across the country due to a pay dispute with Deutsche Bahn, in Munich, Germany December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Hangen

German rail workers staged a four-hour stoppage on Monday but their union said it would now pursue talks with operator Deutsche Bahn to resolve a dispute over pay.

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United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths is seen during a news conference at Johannesberg Palace, north of Stockholm, Sweden December 10, 2018. TT News Agency/Stina Stjernkvist via REUTERS

The United Nations special envoy to Yemen said on Monday he hopes there will be an agreement by the warring factions to hold another round of talks early next year.

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People walk by a vandalized savings bank window the day after clashes during a national day of protest by the "yellow vests" movement in Paris, France, December 9, 2018.  REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

President Emmanuel Macron met French lawmakers, trade unions and business groups on Monday before giving a national address when he will respond to violent anti-government protests convulsing the country.

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Physiology or medicine laureate James P. Allison receives the prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden December 10, 2018. TT News Agency/Pontus Lundahl via REUTERS

Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and peaceful, and evidence suggests they will not be, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege said on Monday.

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The date for a new vote on whether to approve Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will depend on when her government gets the assurances it needs to satisfy parliament, May's spokesman said on Monday.

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A former police officer jailed for murdering 22 women received a second life sentence on Monday for the murder of 56 more people, making him one of modern Russia's deadliest serial killers.

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FILE PHOTO: French deputy minister in charge of European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau arrives at the Elysee Palace for the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris, France October 17, 2018. Francois Mori/Pool via REUTERS

A costly British exit from the European Union without a negotiated deal is increasingly likely, France's European affairs minister said on Monday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a vote on a deal in the face of defeat.

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The Star of David is seen on the facade of a synagogue in Paris France, December 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no longer feel safe amid a surge in anti-Semitism, a European Union study showed on Monday.

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Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave flags during a protest opposite the Houses of Parliament, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the British government may reverse its decision to leave the bloc without consulting other member states, a decision welcomed by those campaigning to stop Brexit.

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FILE PHOTO: German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas delivers his statement, during the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, November 28, 2018.  Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

German foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Monday there were no possibilities of changing the agreement on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union next year.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in the House of Commons, London, Britain, December 10, 2018. Parliament TV handout via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Monday, throwing Britain's plan to leave the European Union into chaos after admitting that she faced a rout.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, French Minister for Solidarity and Health Agnes Buzyn, French Ecology Minister Francois de Rugy and French Minister of Labour Muriel Penicaud meet with representatives of trade unions, employers' organisations and local elected officials at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France December 10, 2018. Yoan Valat/Pool via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate "yellow vest" anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend.

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U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres attends the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Marrakesh, Morocco December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Abderrahmane Mokhtari

U.N. members on Monday adopted a deal aimed at improving the way world copes with rising migration, but almost 30 countries stayed away from the ceremony in Morocco.

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FILE PHOTO: A convoy of vehicles transporting U.N. envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths drive during a visit to the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad/File Photo

Yemen's Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a U.N. role in Hodeidah's seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the country's war, but not a long-term presence in the city itself, Foreign Minister Khalid al Yamani said on Monday.

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FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, Sept. 29, 2018. Picture taken September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi repeatedly told his killers "I can't breathe" during his final moments in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, CNN reported on Monday.

The road, hemmed in on one side by empty warehouses and the other by a concrete seawall, ends abruptly in a desolate parking lot. Men step out of their cars and into the darkness, then slip behind the sliding doors of a warehouse. Inside, they huddle under floodlights and wait. A clock on the wall ticks to ten past three in the morning.

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FILE PHOTO: European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini arrives at an extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool

The European Union's foreign policy chief said on Monday a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent U.S. sanctions could be in place by year's end.

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Israeli soldiers walk during clashes with Palestinians in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Israeli soldiers raided the offices of Palestinian news agency Wafa on Monday in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, it said.

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FILE PHOTO: Jordi Sanchez, a Catalan separatist leader, gestures as he leaves Spain's High Court in Madrid, October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho/File Photo

Jailed Catalan separatists who have gone on hunger strike are protesting against their treatment by the Spanish judicial system but have no intention of starving themselves to death, one told Reuters.

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FILE PHOTO: Two pieces of the Holocaust memorial project "Stolpersteine" (stumbling blocks) are seen before being installed into the pavement outside a residential building in Berlin, April 25, 2014.  Today there are 45,000 "Stolpersteine" in Germany and 16 other European countries. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

Twenty cobblestones commemorating members of two Italian Jewish families who were deported to Auschwitz or killed in Rome were dug up and stolen in the early hours of Monday in an apparent anti-Semitic attack.

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Commuters line up for a bus to the airport in front of a Deutsche Bahn building during a rail workers' strike across the country due to a pay dispute with Deutsche Bahn, in Munich, Germany December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Hangen

German rail workers staged a four-hour stoppage on Monday but their union said it would now pursue talks with operator Deutsche Bahn to resolve a dispute over pay.

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United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths is seen during a news conference at Johannesberg Palace, north of Stockholm, Sweden December 10, 2018. TT News Agency/Stina Stjernkvist via REUTERS

The United Nations special envoy to Yemen said on Monday he hopes there will be an agreement by the warring factions to hold another round of talks early next year.

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People walk by a vandalized savings bank window the day after clashes during a national day of protest by the "yellow vests" movement in Paris, France, December 9, 2018.  REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

President Emmanuel Macron met French lawmakers, trade unions and business groups on Monday before giving a national address when he will respond to violent anti-government protests convulsing the country.

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Physiology or medicine laureate James P. Allison receives the prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden December 10, 2018. TT News Agency/Pontus Lundahl via REUTERS

Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and peaceful, and evidence suggests they will not be, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege said on Monday.

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The date for a new vote on whether to approve Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will depend on when her government gets the assurances it needs to satisfy parliament, May's spokesman said on Monday.

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A former police officer jailed for murdering 22 women received a second life sentence on Monday for the murder of 56 more people, making him one of modern Russia's deadliest serial killers.

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FILE PHOTO: French deputy minister in charge of European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau arrives at the Elysee Palace for the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris, France October 17, 2018. Francois Mori/Pool via REUTERS

A costly British exit from the European Union without a negotiated deal is increasingly likely, France's European affairs minister said on Monday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a vote on a deal in the face of defeat.

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The Star of David is seen on the facade of a synagogue in Paris France, December 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no longer feel safe amid a surge in anti-Semitism, a European Union study showed on Monday.

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Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave flags during a protest opposite the Houses of Parliament, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the British government may reverse its decision to leave the bloc without consulting other member states, a decision welcomed by those campaigning to stop Brexit.

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FILE PHOTO: German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas delivers his statement, during the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, November 28, 2018.  Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

German foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Monday there were no possibilities of changing the agreement on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union next year.

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