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    Blast kills 14 in northwestern China

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on October 25, 2016

    A powerful blast at a prefabricated house in northwestern China on Monday killed at least 14 people and injured 147, state news agency Xinhua said...

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    Venezuela, opposition announce dialogue as standoff worsens

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on October 25, 2016

    Venezuela's socialist government and the opposition on Monday announced talks for the weekend to deal with a political standoff that has intensified since the suspension of a referendum drive to remove president Nicolas Maduro...

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    60 killed in attack on Pakistan police academy

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:25am on October 25, 2016

    At least 59 people were killed and 117 critically wounded when gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, government officials said on Tuesday...

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    Migrants riot at Greek refugee camps

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:46am on October 25, 2016

    Migrants at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday hurled stones at police and torched temporary offices used by asylum officials in an hour-long protest over conditions...

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    Myanmar army drives Rohingyas out of home

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:43am on October 25, 2016

    Hundreds of Myanmar’s Rohingya villagers are facing a second night hiding in rice fields without shelter, after the army on Sunday forcibly removed them from a village in a crackdown following attacks...

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    Clashes in Somalia displace 75,000 as rains threaten: UN

    Reuters | Updated at 08:22pm on October 24, 2016

    More than 75,000 people have fled their homes and 18 have been killed during three weeks of clashes in Somalia, the United Nations said on Monday, warning that women and children sleeping in the open will suffer as the rainy season looms...

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    Belgium cannot yet back EU-Canada trade deal

    Associated Press | Updated at 06:54pm on October 24, 2016

    The Belgian government says that at this stage it cannot give the necessary backing to the European Union's free trade deal with Canada, endangering the trans-Atlantic pact...

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    Manipur CM escapes unhurt in firing at helipad

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 06:29pm on October 24, 2016

    The chief minister of Manipur in India, Okram Ibobi Singh, on Monday morning escaped unhurt after shots were fired at him and his entourage as he was getting out of his helicopter at the Ukhrul helipad...

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    Police search forests in India after 21 Maoist rebels killed

    Associated Press | Updated at 05:44pm on October 24, 2016

    Security forces were hunting through forests in southeast India on Monday for Maoist rebels after a fierce gunfight left 21 rebels and...

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    Plane crashes at Malta airport, five aboard killed 

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:51pm on October 24, 2016

    A light plane crashed Monday after takeoff from Malta International Airport en route to Libya, killing all five crew members on board, airport authorities said...