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    Six killed in IS attack on Afghan TV station

    Reuters. Jalalabad | Updated at 12:20am on May 18, 2017

    The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on an Afghan state television station on Wednesday that killed at least six people as well as the attackers and wounded 24...

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    At least 16 Maoist rebels killed in central Indian gunfight

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:18pm on May 17, 2017

    At least 16 suspected Maoists have been killed in a firefight with security forces in central India, police said Tuesday, the same region where...

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    India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:04pm on May 17, 2017

    A 10-year-old girl who was raped will be allowed to have an abortion even though she has crossed the 20-week limit for terminations...

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    Trump accused of asking FBI to stop Flynn probe

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    Donald Trump’s beleaguered White House was rocked Tuesday by a pair of explosive allegations – that he personally tried to quash an FBI investigation, and that he disclosed highly classified information to top Russian officials...

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    Global cyber attack akin to N Korean hacks

    Reuters . Seoul/Washington | Updated at 01:13am on May 17, 2017

    Cyber security researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide as global authorities scrambled to prevent hackers from spreading new versions of the virus...

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    Xi offers help for Myanmar peace process

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:37am on May 17, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday that China would continue to help the country achieve peace, and called for both sides to maintain stability on their shared border, state media said...

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    Expert finds more North Korea links in ransomware attack

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:25pm on May 16, 2017

    A South Korean cyber security expert says there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global ‘ransomware’ attack: the way hackers took computers hostage was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to North Korea...

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    Homes of Indian former finance minister, son searched in criminal probe

    Reuters | Updated at 12:50pm on May 16, 2017

    India’s Central Bureau of Investigation searched the homes of former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son on Tuesday, in a probe...

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    India rape victim’s mother wants swift justice

    BBC | Updated at 12:10pm on May 16, 2017

    The mother of an Indian woman who was gang raped and murdered in the northern state of Haryana has demanded swift justice. It took days for the mutilated...

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    Two young men killed as chaos erupts in western Venezuela

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:05am on May 16, 2017

    Chaos erupted in western Venezuela during another round of protests against the socialist government, with buildings set afire, teargas swirling around...

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