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    Economists sound warning over India data ahead of polls

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai, India | Updated at 01:47am on March 16, 2019

    A group of more than 100 experts sounded a pre-election alarm Friday over Indian economic data, accusing prime minister Narendra Modi’s government of tweaking or...

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    Mosque killings spark global horror

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:30am on March 16, 2019

    Attacks on two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday - the Muslim day of prayer - have sparked...

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    Mosque attacker published manifesto, livestreamed shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 12:27am on March 16, 2019

    An Australian gunman involved in attacks on New Zealand mosques Friday that left at least 49 people dead published a racist manifesto on Twitter beforehand...

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    Venezuela accuses US of terrorist attack on oil facility

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Venezuelans resumed work Thursday after a weeklong hiatus forced by an unprecedented nationwide blackout, but president Nicolas Maduro’s government faced fresh problems including a ‘terrorist...

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    Israel warplanes launch dozens of Gaza strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Israel said Friday its aircraft had struck dozens of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets from the Palestinian enclave, including...

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    Global demo for climate kicks off

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Tens of thousands of young people across Asia skipped school Friday to march through the streets, kicking off a global day of student protests aiming...

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    HR agency rejects Assange complaint against Ecuador

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    An international human rights organisation has turned down a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Ecuador, which has sheltered him for more than six...

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    Senate rebukes Trump on border emergency

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    President Donald Trump suffered an embarrassing defeat Thursday at the hands of US senators, including fellow Republicans, who voted to terminate his declaration of an...

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    Syria force boosted as IS holdout shrinks

    Agence France-Presse . Sousa | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    US-backed forces consolidated their positions around the Islamic State group’s last redoubt in eastern Syria Friday as the country’s devastating conflict entered its ninth year...

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    New Zealand security threat level raised to ‘high’

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 02:18pm on March 15, 2019

    Prime minister Jacinda Ardern said that New Zealand’s threat level had been raised to ‘high’ in response to a deadly ‘terror attack’ on two mosques...