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    Chief Justice of India denies sexually harassing assistant

    Reuters. Mumbai | Updated at 09:15pm on April 20, 2019

    The chief justice of India's Supreme Court, Ranjan Gogoi, on Saturday denied allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances towards a junior court assistant who worked in an office at his home and that she was subsequently victimised.

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    Turkey arrests two suspected UAE spies

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 01:06am on April 20, 2019

    Turkey has arrested two men suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates and is probing if they are tied to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s...

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    Indian man amputates finger after voting for wrong party

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:05am on April 20, 2019

    An Indian man chopped off his index finger in desperation after voting for the wrong party in the country’s national election.Pawan Kumar became confused by...

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    Journalist shot dead during Ireland riot

    Reuters . Belfast | Updated at 12:49am on April 20, 2019

    An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the province...

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    India suspends Kashmir border trade with Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:45am on April 20, 2019

    India has suspended trade across its disputed Kashmir border with Pakistan, alleging that weapons and drugs are being smuggled across the route, as tensions simmer...

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    Protests on in London, Paris, Rome

    Reuters . London/Paris/ Rome | Updated at 12:44am on April 20, 2019

    Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in central London on Friday to read poetry praising Earth’s bounties, part of a series of protests...

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    IS declares Congo ‘Central African Province’

    Reuters. Goma | Updated at 12:24pm on April 19, 2019

    Islamic State claimed its first attack in Congo on Thursday, and declared it the ‘Central Africa Province’ of the ‘Caliphate,’ after two Congolese soldiers and a civilian were killed in a shootout. The three died in clashes on Tuesday in Bovata, near the town of Beni ....

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    Maldives repeals law allowing foreign land ownership

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 01:19am on April 19, 2019

    The Maldives has cancelled a 2015 law that allowed foreigners to own land in the tropical islands, a move the government said addressed concerns about...

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    Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5m users

    Reuters . United States | Updated at 01:18am on April 19, 2019

    Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have ‘unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be...

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    Rakhine rebels say ‘no peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

    Agence France-Presse . Panghsang, Myanmar | Updated at 12:25am on April 19, 2019

    Rakhine rebels locked in a vicious fight with Myanmar’s army will not ‘get peace by praying’, its commander said as he vowed his forces will...