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    Six killed, 10 injured in explosion near ordnance depot in India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00pm on November 20, 2018

    At least six people were killed and 10 others injured on Tuesday morning after an artillery shell exploded during handling at an ordnance depot in...

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    Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:40am on November 20, 2018

    Saudi king Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder...

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    Chicago hospital shooting leaves four dead

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 10:53am on November 20, 2018

    A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police...

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    Nobel literature body expands jury after scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 12:33am on November 20, 2018

    The Swedish Academy, which has awarded the Nobel Literature Prize since 1901, said Monday it would expand its prize jury to include outsiders for the first time following a scandal that forced it to postpone this year’s award....

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    Lanka removes top Rajapakse investigator amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:23am on November 20, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president ordered the removal of a police chief investigating alleged crimes by the family and associates of his preferred candidate for prime minister Mahinda Rajapakse, officials said Monday....

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    UN calls for calm after shots fired in Rohingya camp in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:21am on November 20, 2018

    The UN has called for calm after several Rohingya Muslims were shot and wounded in a Rakhine state camp, in a raid linked to the failed escape of more than 100 of the stateless minority from the grim settlements....

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    Germany says will bar 18 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Germany will bar 18 Saudis from entering its territory and Europe’s Schengen passport-free zone over their alleged links to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, foreign...

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    Saudi king urges action against Iran, backs Yemen peace

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman called on the international community on Monday to halt Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programme, and he also reiterated the kingdom’s...

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    Netanyahu avoids early elections for now

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday avoided an early election for now after a coalition partner backed away from toppling a government hanging on...

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    New migrant group sets out for US from El Salvador

    Agence-France-Presse . El Salvador | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Defying US pledges to turn back those seeking asylum at the border, a caravan of about 200 migrants set out Sunday from El Salvador seeking...