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    Sri Lanka admits lapses over deadly blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:11pm on April 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s government on Wednesday acknowledged ‘major’ lapses over its failure to prevent the horrific Easter attacks that killed more than 350 people, despite prior...

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    Thunberg become favourite to win the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Having inspired thousands around the world to protest for climate action, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg has become the favourite to win the 2019 Nobel Peace...

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    Egyptians approve changes extending Sisi’s rule

    Agence-France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Egyptian voters have overwhelmingly backed constitutional changes that could see president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s rule extended to 2030, the electoral board said Tuesday.National Election Authority...

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    Forces push back Haftar’s troops south of Tripoli

    Reuters . Hira, Libya | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Forces supporting Libya’s internationally recognised government pushed back troops loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to more than 60 km southwest of the capital, Tripoli,...

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    Israel destroys home of Palestinian

    Agence-France-Presse . Nablus | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Israel’s military on Wednesday destroyed the West Bank home of a Palestinian accused of having killed two Israelis in March, the army said.Soldiers surrounded the...

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    Sri Lanka Muslims fear backlash after blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Mohamed Hasan has barely left his home in Colombo since a string of deadly blasts hit Sri Lanka on Sunday, afraid he could be attacked...

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    17 killed in Syria blast

    Reuters . Amman | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    At least 17 people were killed on Wednesday in an explosion in the centre of Jisr al Shughour, a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a...

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    Earthquake rattles northeast India, Tibet

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh early Wednesday and was felt in neighbouring Tibet.The epicentre of the shallow quake was about...

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