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Smartwatches go back to the future

Samsung and Motorola put style on display at Berlin tech show

Juncker proposes big migrant quota rise

Brussels wants EU member states to share out 160,000 migrants

Hungary tries to send migrants to camps

Stand-off as refugees refuse to leave trains

Guatemala president resigns

Arrest warrant issued for Pérez Molina on corruption charges

Trump scolds Bush for speaking Spanish

Presidential hopeful says ex-governor should stick to English in US

IMF warns against rate rises

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Comment & Analysis

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Google’s subtle tweak after restructure

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