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    Ten people hurt in shooting in UK’s Manchester

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:33am on August 13, 2018

    Ten people, including two children, were taken to hospital on Sunday with pellet-type wounds after reports of a shooting in Manchester in northern England, police said....

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    Modi calls for easing of political crackdown in Maldives

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:15am on August 13, 2018

    Indian leader Narendra Modi on Sunday called for greater democracy and the restoration of an independent judiciary in the Maldives ahead of a presidential election in September...

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    No room in US for ‘neo-nazism’: Ivanka Trump

    Agence France- Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:49pm on August 12, 2018

    Ivanka Trump, president Donald Trump’s daughter and a White House adviser, explicitly condemned ‘white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism’ late Saturday in a manner her father seems...

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    Suspected Seattle airplane thief was adventurer, bakery owner

    Reuters . Seattle | Updated at 01:02pm on August 12, 2018

    The airline worker who stole an empty airplane from a Seattle airport on a flight that ended in his death once ran a bakery with his wife and enjoyed the benefits that...

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    Eight bodies found in Indonesian plane crash

    Agence France-Presse . Indonesia | Updated at 12:29pm on August 12, 2018

    A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed eight people in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said...

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    Eid-ul-Azha in Saudi Arabia Aug 21

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:44am on August 12, 2018

    Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on August 21 (Tuesday) as the moon...

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    Nobel-winning writer VS Naipaul dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:20am on August 13, 2018

    British author VS Naipaul, a famously outspoken Nobel laureate who wrote on the traumas of post-colonial change, has died at the age of 85. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad and the son of an Indian civil servant, was best known for works including ‘A House for Mr Biswas’ and his Man Booker Prize-winning ‘In A Free State’....

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    First trial alleging Monsanto’s Roundup causes cancer goes to jury

    Reuters . California | Updated at 12:44am on August 12, 2018

    A trial in which a school groundskeeper alleged that his use of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused his terminal cancer will go to a California jury after lawyers for both sides delivered their closing arguments on Tuesday....

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    Kerala state on high alert after floods kill 34

    Reuters . Kochi | Updated at 12:41am on August 12, 2018

    More than half of the 14 districts in India’s Kerala state have been put on high alert, officials said on Saturday, as the death toll from one of the worst floods in the southern state reached 34....

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    Five wounded in attack on bus ferrying Chinese workers

    Reuters . Quetta | Updated at 03:41pm on August 11, 2018

    A suicide bomber attacked a bus ferrying Chinese mining workers in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province on Saturday, a local official said, in an...