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    Marvel legend Stan Lee dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:27pm on November 13, 2018

    Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world's movie...

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    Deadliest fire in California history kills 42 people

    Agence France-Presse . Paradise | Updated at 11:16am on November 13, 2018

    The number of people killed by a massive blaze in northern California rose to 42 on Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in the history...

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    Palestinians mark Arafat’s death anniv

    Agence-France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 02:18am on November 13, 2018

    Palestinians on Sunday marked 14 years since the death of iconic leader Yasser Arafat, with their campaign for statehood still deadlocked and beset by internal divisions....

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    Japanese man married to a hologram

    Agence-France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:15am on November 13, 2018

    Akihiko Kondo’s mother refused an invitation to her only son’s wedding in Tokyo this month, but perhaps that isn’t such a surprise: he was marrying a hologram....

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    150 killed in battle for Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 02:13am on November 13, 2018

    At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday, as international pressure mounted for a ceasefire in the vital port city....

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    Deadly Israeli Gaza operation threatens to derail truce efforts

    Agence-France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 02:10am on November 13, 2018

    A clash that erupted during an Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip and killed eight people threatened on Monday to derail efforts to restore calm to the Palestinian enclave after months of unrest....

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    51 states pledge support for global cybersecurity rules

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:42am on November 13, 2018

    Fifty-one states, including all EU members, have pledged their support for a new international agreement to set standards on cyberweapons and the use of the internet, the French government said Monday....

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    Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:24am on November 13, 2018

    Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country — Southeast Asia’s ‘final frontier’ — but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people....

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    100,000 police deployed as volatile Indian state votes

    Agence France-Presse . Raipur | Updated at 01:18am on November 13, 2018

    Tens of thousands of armed police were on duty Monday as a restive Indian state wracked by violence went to the polls....

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    11 boys die in Uganda boarding school fire

    Agence France-Presse . Kampala | Updated at 07:52pm on November 12, 2018

    Eleven boys perished and another 20 suffered severe burns in a fire that gutted their dormitories in Uganda while they slept, police said Monday. Henry...