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    Guatemalan president vows change after fire kills 35 girls

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:59pm on March 10, 2017

    Guatemala’s president called for a restructuring of his country’s youth shelter system following a fire that killed at least 35 girls at an overcrowded government facility for...

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    WikiLeaks offers CIA hacking tools to tech companies: Assange

    Reuters | Updated at 11:52am on March 10, 2017

    Wikileaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses so they can patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said...

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    Seven injured in axe attack at German station; one arrest

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:29am on March 10, 2017

    A man was arrested after injuring seven people with an axe at the main train station in Duesseldorf, Germany on Thursday in what appeared to...

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    US sends Marines to support Raqqa assault

    BBC | Updated at 11:02am on March 10, 2017

    The US has sent 400 additional troops to Syria to support an allied local force aiming to capture the so-called Islamic State stronghold of...

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    More states seek to halt Trump's new travel ban in court

    Reuters | Updated at 10:05am on March 10, 2017

    Several states said on Thursday they would move forward with legal challenges to a revised executive order signed by president Donald Trump this week that temporarily bars the admission of refugees and some travellers from a group of Muslim-majority countries...

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    South Korea court removes president Park from office over scandal

    Reuters | Updated at 09:40am on March 10, 2017

    South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months...

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    More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees enter China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:01am on March 10, 2017

    More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees have entered China, fleeing areas along the border after violent clashes broke out between the south east Asian country’s army and ethnic rebels this week, Beijing said Thursday...

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    UK sees rise in reports of forced marriage

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:37am on March 10, 2017

    More than 1,400 cases of forced marriage were reported in Britain last year, a small increase on 2015, according to data released on Thursday, but campaigners said the number was the ‘tip of the iceberg’ as the practice remains largely hidden...

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    UN envoy says next round of Syrian talks to start March 23

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:08pm on March 09, 2017

    The United Nations special envoy for Syria said Wednesday he intends to bring the government and opposition back to Geneva for a fifth round of...

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    US weighs deploying up to 1,000 ‘reserve’ troops for IS fight

    Reuters | Updated at 11:32am on March 09, 2017

    US president Donald Trump’s administration is weighing a deployment of up to 1,000 American soldiers to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force in the...