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    Saudis intercept Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh, no reported damage

    Reuters | Updated at 06:07pm on December 19, 2017

    Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the Saudi capital Riyadh, Saudi-owned channel al-Arabiya reported in...

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    65 journalists and media workers killed globally in 2017: RSF

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:10pm on December 19, 2017

    Sixty-five journalists and media workers were killed worldwide in 2017, according to annual figures published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on...

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    Number of international migrants jumps to 258 million people: UN

    Reuters | Updated at 12:20pm on December 19, 2017

    An estimated 258 million people are international migrants, a figure that has surged by a half since the turn of the century, the...

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    Russia and China ‘rival powers’ in new security plan: Trump

    BBC | Updated at 10:45am on December 19, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has outlined his new national security strategy, labelling China and Russia the primary threats to US economic...

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    Court orders Trump administration to give immigrant teens abortion access

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on December 19, 2017

    A US District Court judge ruled on Monday that president Donald Trump’s administration must allow access to abortion for two pregnant teenagers who...

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    Myanmar investigating mass grave in Rakhine

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    Myanmar’s army says it is investigating a mass grave found in a village in northern Rakhine state, a region where the UN has accused troops of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims...

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    US blames North Korea for WannaCry cyber-attack

    Reuters | Updated at 09:15am on December 19, 2017

    The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber-attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year...

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    Turkey says regrets to see veto of UN resolution on Jerusalem

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on December 19, 2017

    Turkey regrets the vetoing by the United States on Monday of a UN Security Council resolution that called for the US declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital to be withdrawn, the Turkish foreign ministry said...

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    Multiple killed as train derails in Washington state

    Agence France-Presse .Los Angeles | Updated at 01:40am on December 19, 2017

    Multiple people were killed early Monday when an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Washington state near the city of Tacoma, sending cars flying off a bridge and onto a busy interstate, officials said...

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    US vetoes UN resolution

    Agence France-Presse .New York | Updated at 01:28am on December 19, 2017

    The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting president Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure...