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    Civilians in fear as Yemen forces edge closer to lifeline port

    Agence France-Presse . Aden | Updated at 11:20pm on November 07, 2018

    Yemeni pro-government forces advanced closer to rebel-held Hodeida overnight, a military source said on Wednesday, raising fears over humanitarian aid deliveries through the lifeline port city....

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    Two Native American women break ground in election to US Congress

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 01:08pm on November 07, 2018

    Democrat candidates Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland broke new ground on Tuesday, becoming the first Native American women elected to Congress, US networks projected. Davids,...

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    US jury convicts Bangladesh-born New York subway bomber

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    A US jury convicted a Brooklyn immigrant from Bangladesh of terrorism on Tuesday for detonating a bomb in a crowded New York subway passage near Times Square in the name of the Islamic State group...

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    Democrats seize US House but Trump averts blue wave

    Agence France-Presse  . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    Democrats celebrated their return to the majority in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday in a midterm rebuke to president Donald Trump, who still escaped a feared ‘blue wave’ as his Republicans bolstered their Senate majority after a polarising, racially charged campaign....

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    Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille | Updated at 05:58pm on November 06, 2018

    As many as eight people were feared dead Tuesday after two dilapidated apartment blocks collapsed in the southern French city of Marseille, where a first...

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    Trump on trial as Americans vote in midterm polls

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    Americans headed to the polls on Tuesday for a pivotal midterm election seen as a referendum on the first two years of the volatile presidency of Donald Trump....

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    Turkey warns US its Iran sanctions are 'dangerous'

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:46am on November 06, 2018

    Turkey has warned Washington against its new sanctions on Iran, saying isolating the Islamic Republic is ‘dangerous’, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday. Washington...

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    79 school pupils abducted in anglophone Cameroon

    Agence France-Presse . Yaounde, Cameroon | Updated at 12:18am on November 06, 2018

    Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government...

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    Lanka speaker rejects Rajapaksa as new PM

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:10am on November 06, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s speaker of parliament said he cannot accept Mahinda Rajapaksa, the country’s former president and strongman, as the new prime minister, reports Voice of...

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    Kim meets Cuban president

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with visiting Cuban president in Pyongyang and discussed ‘crucial issues of common concern’ on the current international situation, the North’s state media reported Monday....