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    Over 1,000 rockets from Tipu Sultan’s time found

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:11pm on July 28, 2018

    Over a thousand rockets belonging to an 18th-century Muslim warrior king have been found by excavators in an abandoned well in India’s southern Karnataka state...

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    Mauritius minister resigns after drug links

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:59pm on July 28, 2018

    The minister for gender equality in Mauritius has stepped down, the prime minister announced, after an inquiry on the Indian Ocean island linked politicians, police, lawyers and prison guards to...

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    Plane crash in Swiss Alps kills four

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:00pm on July 28, 2018

    Four people died when their light aircraft crashed into the summit of a glacier in the Swiss Alps, police said Saturday, in the latest fatal accident to...

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    Rainstorms kill 49 in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi/ Hpa-an, Myanmar | Updated at 01:50am on July 29, 2018

    Heavy monsoon rains that sparked floods and caused buildings to collapse have killed at least 49 people in north India’s Uttar Pradesh state since Thursday officials said, as the national weather agency issued further storm warnings....

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    Khan’s PTI begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2018

    Imran Khan’s party said it has begun talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government after a resounding triumph in Pakistan’s general election, as rival parties planned protests over alleged vote rigging....

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    UN at risk of running out of cash, warns chief

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:45am on July 28, 2018

    The United Nations is at risk of running out of cash, warns UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres, urging member states to pay their mandatory contributions on...

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    UK MPs call for social media regulation

    BBC | Updated at 08:58am on July 28, 2018

    The UK faces a ‘democratic crisis’ due to the spread of ‘pernicious views’ and the manipulation of personal data, a parliamentary committee is set to...

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    Pentagon creating software to keep out Russia, China

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 02:50am on July 28, 2018

    The Pentagon is working on a software ‘do not buy’ list to block vendors who use software code originating from Russia and China, a top defence department acquisitions official said on Friday....

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    Untouched ocean habitats rapidly shrinking

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:31am on July 28, 2018

    Shipping, pollution and overfishing have reduced areas of ‘wilderness’ to just 13 per cent of the world’s oceans, a staudy showed Friday, warning untouched marine habitats could completely vanish within half a century....

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    2 dead in Gaza, Israel raids al-Aqsa mosque

    Reuters . Jerusalem/ Gaza | Updated at 02:50am on July 28, 2018

    Israeli troopers entered Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, the third-holiest shrine in Islam, and carried out arrests on Friday in what police described as a pursuit of youths who had lobbed rocks and fireworks during clashes with its forces outside....