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    29 bodies in plastic bags found in Mexico

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 01:31pm on September 18, 2019

    Mexican authorities said on Tuesday that they found 29 bodies, packed in more than a hundred plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco...

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    Netanyahu’s invincibility shaky in Israel polls

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 01:14pm on September 18, 2019

    Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, dubbed as ‘King Bibi’ by his supporters, was in a battle for political survival after exit polls following Tuesday’s election showed the race too close to call and the Israeli leader’s decade-long grip on power slipping...

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    KSA joins maritime protection mission

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 02:03pm on September 18, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, Saudi state media reported on Wednesday, citing an official source in the defence ministry...

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    Khamenei rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US ‘at any level’, as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on...

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    Talibans kill 48 in Afghan polls rally

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 04:26pm on September 17, 2019

    Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts Tuesday — one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul — with the insurgents warning of...

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    Greta wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award

    Agence- France-Presse  . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassadors of Conscience’ award on Monday for their work...

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    Amnesty chief vows to defy India bid to crush criticism

    Agence- France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Amnesty International’s chief vowed Monday that the rights group would not be silenced on raising concerns about Kashmir despite what he called intimidation by Indian...

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    Earth warming more quickly than thought: scientists

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:30pm on September 17, 2019

    Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere mainly by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to...