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    Six killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state as army battles rebels

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 06:33pm on March 22, 2019

    Six villagers were killed and five injured in Myanmar’s Rakhine state amid clashes between government troops and ethnic Rakhine rebels, a lawmaker...

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    Time to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan: Trump

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:34pm on March 22, 2019

    The United States president Donald Trump said on Thursday that it was time to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from...

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    Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 47

    Agence France-Presse . Yancheng, China | Updated at 10:32am on March 22, 2019

    The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 47 on Friday, making it one of the country's...

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    79 killed in Iraq ferry capsize

    Reuters . Mosul | Updated at 10:42am on March 22, 2019

    At least 79 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris River in Mosul in northern Iraq, medical...

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    Congress struggles to build alliance

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:53am on March 23, 2019

    India’s Congress party is struggling to forge an opposition alliance to fight a looming election having been rebuffed in the biggest state, Uttar Pradesh, regional party officials say, improving prime minister Narendra Modi’s chances of a second term....

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    NZ to ban military type weapons

    Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in its worst mass shooting, prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....

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    Trump lashes out again at McCain

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    US president Donald Trump lashed out at the late John McCain again on Tuesday, saying he was ‘never a fan’ of the Arizona senator and Vietnam War hero and ‘never will be.’....

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    700,000 sign UK petition to stay in EU

    Reutes . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    More than 700,000 people have rushed to sign a petition on the British parliament’s web site calling for the government to revoke its divorce notice to the European Union and remain in the bloc....