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    Category 4 hurricane slams into Florida

    Agence France-Presse . Panama City | Updated at 02:00am on October 11, 2018

    Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida coast on Wednesday as the most powerful storm to hit the southern US state in more than a century as officials warned it could wreak ‘unimaginable devastation’....

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    Trump's UN envoy Haley resigns, rules out 2020 run for office

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:45am on October 10, 2018

    Nikki Haley, a rising Republican star, said on Tuesday she was stepping down as US ambassador to the United Nations, but knocked down speculation that...

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    China to sell 48 high-end military drones to Pakistan

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    China will sell 48 high-end armed drones to its ‘all-weather ally’ Pakistan in what a military observer said will be the largest deal of its kind, official media Beijing reported Tuesday, says The Economic Times. ...

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    440 homeless died in UK in a year: charities

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:03am on October 10, 2018

    Research showing that 449 homeless people died in Britain last year, many while sleeping rough, exposed a ‘horrifying’ and ‘unforgivable’ housing crisis, charities said on Tuesday....

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    Myanmar not willing to probe Rohingya abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Myanmar is ‘unable and unwilling’ to investigate its abuses against Rohingya Muslims, a UN rights envoy has said, bolstering calls for the country’s generals to be hauled before an international court....

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    Nobel peace prize winner wants IS jihadists to face trial

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Nobel peace prize winner Nadia Murad wants to see members of the Islamic State jihadist group face justice — not death, but trial in a courtroom, she said on Monday....

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    Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week, the Turkish foreign ministry said Tuesday....

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    US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning ‘to take a little time off,’ president Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she became the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the administration....

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    Hurricane Michael menaces Florida after fatal flooding in Central America

    Reuters . Florida | Updated at 01:00pm on October 09, 2018

    Florida's governor mobilised National Guard troops and thousands of gulf coast residents were ordered evacuated on Monday, two days before Hurricane Michael was forecast to...

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    Trump 'concerned' over disappeared Saudi journalist

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:31am on October 09, 2018

    President Donald Trump said Monday he was ‘concerned’ by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor allegedly killed at the Saudi consulate...