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    Aid agencies struggle to rescue Mozambique cyclone victims

    Agence France-Presse . Beira, Mozambique | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    International aid agencies raced Wednesday to rescue survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three impoverished countries battered by one of the worst storms to hit southern Africa in decades....

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    IS loses big part of enclave

    Reuters . Deir Al-Zor Province | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    US-backed Syrian forces said they were close to capturing Islamic State’s last territorial possession in eastern Syria on Tuesday after seizing the jihadists’ camp at...

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    NZ mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 08:28pm on March 19, 2019

    Husna Ahmed was 19 when she arrived in New Zealand from Bangladesh on her wedding day. Waiting to meet her was Farid, the man she...

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    NZ PM vows mosque attacker will face full force of law

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 10:53am on March 19, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Tuesday that the man responsible for last week’s deadly mosque massacres would face ‘the full force of...

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    Paris catches Asian tigers in most expensive city race

    Thomson Reuters Foundation . Tbilisi | Updated at 12:57pm on March 19, 2019

    Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world’s most expensive cities to live in, a study revealed on Tuesday, with...

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    Five mosques vandalised in Birmingham

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:14am on March 22, 2019

    A sledgehammer-wielding man was seen smashing windows at two mosques in Britain’s second city Birmingham and three more have been similarly vandalised overnight, the police said Thursday...

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    Senators ask US to sanction Myanmar army chief

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29am on March 22, 2019

    Senators called Wednesday for the United States to slap sanctions on Myanmar’s army chief, saying more needed to be done to bring accountability over the campaign against the Rohingya....

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    Further terror attack on India will be extremely problematic

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:28am on March 22, 2019

    The US has warned Pakistan that another terror attack on India will prove to be ‘extremely problematic’ as it asked Islamabad to take more ‘concrete and sustained’ actions to rein in terror groups including the JeM and the LeT, reports The Economic Times...

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    Mayawati won’t contest election

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:28am on March 21, 2019

    The Ministry of Public Administration on Wednesday issued a notice on the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service examinations, appointing a total of One of India’s best-known politicians, Mayawati, has shocked the country by announcing she will not run in the upcoming general election, reports BBConline....

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    India, Pakistan maritime dialogue cancelled

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:23am on March 21, 2019

    The annual India Pakistan maritime dialogue has been cancelled due to recent tensions between the two countries, reports The Hindu....