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    Sports cancelled as NZ mourns shooting victims

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    A raft of top class sporting events were cancelled in New Zealand on Saturday as a traumatised nation started burying the dead from the worst peacetime mass killing in its history...

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    24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe cyclone

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday....

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    US, EU slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Agence France-Presse . Washington/ Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    The United States, in coordination with the European Union and Canada, Friday slapped new sanctions on more than a dozen officials and businesses in response to Russia’s ‘continued aggression in Ukraine....

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    US intel official pleads guilty in Chinese spying case

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    A former US Defence Intelligence Agency official will be jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty Friday to charges of attempting to sell classified information to the Chinese, the Department of Justice said....

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    Australian senator egged after racist remarks on mosque massacre

    Agence France-Presse. Melbourne | Updated at 06:57pm on March 16, 2019

    A far-right Australian senator had to be restrained by security officials Saturday after punching a young man protesting at his offensive comments about the Christchurch mosque attacks.

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    Trump signs veto to secure fund for border wall

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border....

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    NZ PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 11:18am on March 16, 2019

    New Zealand’s prime minister vowed Saturday to toughen the country’s gun laws after revealing the alleged shooter behind Christchurch’s mosque attacks had legally bought the...

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    Extremist appears in court charged with New Zealand mosque attack

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 09:49am on March 16, 2019

    A right-wing extremist who filmed himself rampaging through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch killing 49 worshippers appeared in...

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    France freezes assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:50am on March 16, 2019

    France has decided to freeze the assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed founder and leader Masood Azhar, the French government said on Friday.A joint statement issued by the...

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    Economists sound warning over India data ahead of polls

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai, India | Updated at 01:47am on March 16, 2019

    A group of more than 100 experts sounded a pre-election alarm Friday over Indian economic data, accusing prime minister Narendra Modi’s government of tweaking or...