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    Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

    Washington . Reuters | Updated at 09:59am on January 21, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Sunday his proposed immigration deal to end a 30-day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for ‘Dreamers,’ but...

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    Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where the moon was fully obscured before lighting up again with a faint red glow....

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    Gap between rich and poor growing, fuelling global anger: Oxfam

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 10:26am on January 21, 2019

    Tax systems that put a high burden on the poor mean public services are underfunded, stretching the gap between rich and poor and fuelling global...

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    Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:10am on January 21, 2019

    The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a...

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    170 migrants missing in two Med incidents

    Reuters . Milan | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    An estimated 170 migrants have been lost in the Mediterranean in two incidents involving dinghies that left from Libya and Morocco, migrants organisations said on...

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    Ten UN peacekeepers killed in attack in Mali

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 09:44pm on January 20, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least eight Chadian UN peacekeepers in an attack Sunday on one of their bases in northern Mali, multiple sources reported.The UN spokesman...

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    Thousands protest in Athens against Macedonian accord

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 12:57am on January 21, 2019

    Scuffles broke out in central Athens Sunday as tens of thousands of people protested a planned name change for neighbouring Macedonia that parliament is due...

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    Six hurt as Rohingya insurgents attack police in Rakhine state

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:28pm on January 20, 2019

    Six Myanmar border guard police have been wounded in an attack by Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, government media reported on Saturday, amid fears...