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    Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on April 09, 2017

    Air strikes killed at least 18 people including five children in a town in Syrian rebel-controlled Idlib province on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the civil defence rescue service reported...

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    Turkish cabin crew help woman give birth at 42,000ft

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on April 09, 2017

    Cabin crew on a Turkish Airlines flight celebrated the arrival of an extra passenger at 42,000ft (12,800 metres) when a woman gave birth to a baby girl...

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    UK blames Russia for Syria deaths

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on April 09, 2017

    Russia is to blame for ‘every civilian death’ in the chemical weapons attack last week in Syria, defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has claimed...

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    Six killed as apartment building collapses in Poland

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:25am on April 09, 2017

    A pre-World War II apartment house collapsed Saturday in southwestern Poland, leaving six people dead and four injured, authorities said...

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    Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:15am on April 09, 2017

    Venezuela's government fired teargas and rubber bullets at some of the thousands of opponents of president Nicolas Maduro who poured into the streets of Caracas Saturday amid a weeklong protest movement that shows little sign of losing steam...

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    Air strike kills 15 people near Raqqa

    Reuters | Updated at 06:03pm on April 08, 2017

    An air strike believed to have been carried out by the US-led coalition against Islamic State killed 15 people including four children in a village west of the jihadists' stronghold of Raqqa on Saturday...

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    10 extremists killed in 'gun battle' in Lahore

    Reuters | Updated at 04:50pm on April 08, 2017

    Pakistani police said on Saturday 10 extremists from Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a faction of the Pakistani Taliban, died in a gun battle in Lahore, including a key facilitator of a February blast that left 13 people dead...

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    Malala to become youngest UN Messenger of Peace

    Reuters | Updated at 04:19pm on April 08, 2017

    Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is to become the youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace, the organisation's chief said on Friday...

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    20 dead as ferry capsizes in Myanmar

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:05am on April 08, 2017

    A ferry boat capsized in Myanmar's Ayeyarwaddy delta, killing 20 people and leaving more than a dozen missing, police said...

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    China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:50am on April 08, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping was able to take in views Friday night of the natural beauty that Alaska has to offer. The state's governor hopes this will lead to an increased appetite in the world's most populous nation for more natural resources from Alaska...