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    Maoists kill 24 Indian paramilitary soldiers

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:08pm on April 24, 2017

    Maoist rebels killed at least 24 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the...

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    Afghan minister, army chief of staff resign over deadly attack

    Reuters | Updated at 01:48pm on April 24, 2017

    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of his defence minister and army chief of staff on Monday, after more than 140 soldiers were killed last...

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    China urges restraint on North Korea issue on call with Trump

    Reuters | Updated at 11:36am on April 24, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping told US president Donald Trump that he hopes all sides exercise restraint over the issue of North Korea...

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    She tells how she escaped sinking car

    BBC | Updated at 10:27am on April 24, 2017

    A girl of eight who survived when the car she was in sank in Australia, killing three family members, has described her desperate struggle to raise the alarm...

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    Venezuela's president calls for talks

    BBC | Updated at 09:30am on April 24, 2017

    Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has called for talks to resume with the opposition...

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    35 killed in drug violence across Mexico

    Reuters | Updated at 09:24am on April 24, 2017

    At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to a level not seen since 2011...

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    France elections: Macron and Le Pen through to run-off

    BBC | Updated at 09:17am on April 24, 2017

    The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency on 7 May, near-final results show...

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    3 attacked in Delhi for transporting cattle

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:55am on April 24, 2017

    Three men who were transporting buffaloes in their truck to a slaughterhouse were attacked by vigilantes in the heart of Indian capital New Delhi, the police said on Sunday...

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    Maldives blogger stabbed to death in restive capital

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 01:39am on April 24, 2017

    A liberal blogger, Yameen Rasheed, was stabbed to death in the politically restive Maldivian capital Male, his family members and colleagues said Sunday. He was 29...

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    France votes in high-stakes presidential election

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:39am on April 24, 2017

    French voters flocked to the polls under heavy security Sunday in the first round of a highly unpredictable presidential election seen as vital for the future of the ailing European Union...