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    110 killed in Mali attack

    Reuters . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:42am on March 24, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack in recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence....

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    Twin cyclones batter Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Cairns | Updated at 01:37am on March 24, 2019

    A ‘very destructive’ category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia’s remote northern coast on Saturday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on the country’s west....

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    Mueller submits report on Trump-Russia probe

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:20am on March 24, 2019

    Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday submitted his long-awaited report into an explosive two-year investigation of Russian meddling in Donald Trump’s 2016 election - a probe the president denounces as a ‘witch hunt’ and opponents say could fuel impeachment.....

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    China votes against Lee’s UN job extension

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:48am on March 24, 2019

    China on Friday voted against renewal of appointment of Yanghee Lee as the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar....

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    Imran, Modi trade peace messages

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:45am on March 24, 2019

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan ahead of Pakistan Day as both countries emphasised peace and prosperity for the region, reports Dawn online...

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    NZ reopens mosques that were attacked

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:10am on March 24, 2019

    Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshippers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survivors among the first to walk in and pray for those who died....

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    Syria force takes IS bastion

    Agence France-Presse . Baghouz | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old ‘caliphate’ Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria....

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    May pushes for Brexit deal with new timetable

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May tried to persuade MPs to back the EU divorce deal, seeking to build bridges after lashing out at lawmakers for their indecision on Brexit....

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    UN chief pledges to help protect religious sites

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres on Friday pledged action to help protect religious sites worldwide, during a visit to a New York Islamic centre one week after the New Zealand mosque shootings that shocked the world....

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    Guaido says Maduro is in his final phase

    Reuters . Lecheria, Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s administration has reached its final stage and there will soon be a change in government, opposition leader Juan Guaido said, adding that his allies have spoken with high-ranking military members about changing sides....