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    High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Congo | Updated at 02:29pm on May 21, 2019

    People in Ebola-hit eastern DR Congo are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to...

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    Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:21pm on May 21, 2019

    The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the...

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    Jailed Catalan separatists to enter Spanish parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:05pm on May 21, 2019

    Five Catalan separatist leaders who won election to the Spanish parliament will be allowed to leave jail for a few hours on Tuesday while...

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    20 Sherpa climb Everest twice in a week for record 24th

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:02pm on May 21, 2019

    Only last week Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa set a new record by climbing Everest a 23rd time. On Tuesday for good measure he did...

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    Joko Widodo re-elected Indonesia’s president

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:40pm on May 21, 2019

    Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday as unexpectedly early results in Indonesia’s election showed Joko Widodo was...

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    32 dead in Tajikistan prison riot

    Agence-France-Presse . Tajikistan | Updated at 01:06am on May 21, 2019

    At least 32 people were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan, including 24 members of the Islamic State jihadist group and three guards, authorities...

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    Scientists adopt new kilogram definition

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:02am on May 21, 2019

    How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived...

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    India’s BJP prepares return

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:31am on May 21, 2019

    India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted...

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    Brazil’s jailed ex-leader Lula wants to marry if freed

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília, Brazil | Updated at 12:29am on May 21, 2019

    Brazil’s imprisoned ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, still loved by large parts of the population, plans to remarry if he is released from prison,...

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    Mayawati meets Akhilesh, discusses exit polls projections

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav met in Lucknow on Monday after exit polls indicated gains for their alliance in the politically...