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    Syrian children in state of 'toxic stress', Save the Children says

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on March 07, 2017

    Millions of Syrian children could be living in a state of ‘toxic stress’ due to prolonged exposure to the horrors of war, aid group Save the Children says...

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    US moves parts of controversial missile defense to South Korea 

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:29am on March 07, 2017

    US missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the US and South Korean militaries...

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    North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving the country

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on March 07, 2017

    North Korea said on Tuesday it has temporarily banned Malaysians from leaving the country to ensure the safety of its diplomats and citizens in Malaysia amid an escalating row...

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    Eight killed in stampede over food aid in Zambia

    Reuters | Updated at 09:19am on March 07, 2017

    At least eight people were killed and 28 others injured in a stampede in Zambia's capital Lusaka on Monday as thousands of poor people struggled to claim food handouts...

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    Trump signs new travel ban directive

    BBC | Updated at 12:15am on March 08, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has signed a new executive order placing a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations...

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    FBI asks Justice Department to refute Trump wiretapping claim

    Agence France-presse . Palm Beach | Updated at 12:39am on March 07, 2017

    FBI director James Comey has asked the Justice Department to publicly refute president Donald Trump’s explosive, unsubstantiated accusation that Barack Obama tapped his phone during last year’s election campaign, US media reported on Sunday...

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    30 dead as intense fighting breaks out

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:37am on March 07, 2017

    At least 30 people were killed Monday in a day of intense fighting in a town on Myanmar’s border with China, authorities said, after rebels dressed in police uniforms launched a surprise raid...

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    Environmental risks kill 1.7m kids under 5 a year: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:11am on March 07, 2017

    More than one in four deaths in children under five are linked to polluted environments, according to two new World Health Organisation reports published Monday...

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    North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on March 06, 2017

    North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast early on Monday, South Korean...

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    France election: 'No one can stop me' says Fillon

    BBC | Updated at 09:16am on March 06, 2017

    Beleaguered French politician Francois Fillon has declared ‘no one can stop’ his bid for the presidency after a mass rally attended by thousands in Paris...