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    Women in US stay off job, join anti-Trump protests

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:43am on March 09, 2017

    Women in the United States plan to use International Women’s Day on Wednesday to stay off the job and stage demonstrations across the country in an effort to seize on the momentum built from the massive marches held a day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration...

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    Malta's ‘Azure Window’ rock formation collapses into sea

    Reuters | Updated at 07:10pm on March 08, 2017

    A rock structure in the form of an arch which had featured in countless Malta tourism brochures collapsed into the sea on Wednesday in what prime minister Joseph Muscat described as a ‘heartbreaking event’...

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    Attack on military hospital in Afghan capital kills 30

    Associated Press | Updated at 06:40pm on March 08, 2017

    Gunmen wearing white lab coats stormed a military hospital in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens more in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group...

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    CIA faces huge problem over malware claims

    BBC | Updated at 09:40am on March 08, 2017

    Already embroiled in a row with president Donald Trump amid his claims that spies are leaking secrets against him, now the CIA is facing its own damaging leaks...

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    French presidential candidate Fillon hit by undeclared loan allegation

    BBC | Updated at 09:33am on March 08, 2017

    French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing a fresh allegation that he failed to declare a €50,000 (£43,340; $52,900) interest-free loan...

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    400 people displaced by armed group in Colombia's jungle

    Reuters | Updated at 09:29am on March 08, 2017

    Almost 400 people have fled their homes in Colombia's northwestern Choco region in fear for their lives, after a criminal gang entered the area...

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    Malaysian PM says no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 09:21am on March 08, 2017

    Malaysia has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea after a rise in tensions that led to reciprocal travel bans after the half-brother of the North's leader was killed...

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    IS 'loses key' Aleppo water station to army forces

    BBC | Updated at 09:18am on March 08, 2017

    Syrian government forces have retaken a key water pumping station in Aleppo, a monitoring group said...

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    PM seeks enhanced maritime co-op among IORA nations

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jakarta, Indonesia | Updated at 12:05am on March 08, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday has urged Indian Ocean Rim Association leaders to dedicate themselves to strengthen maritime cooperation for a peaceful and prosperous Indian Ocean, exploring seas for common benefit of the region having coastlines with the world’s third largest ocean...

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    PM seeks Jakarta help

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jakarta, Indonesia | Updated at 12:10am on March 08, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday requested the Indonesian government to play a role in sending back the Myanmar refugees from Bangladesh...