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    Govt troops push in Yemeni port stalls as rebels plant mines

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 02:33am on November 15, 2018

    A push by Yemeni loyalists to recapture insurgent-held Hodeida has stalled, according to pro-government officials Wednesday, as local sources said rebels had planted landmines around the city’s key port....

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    Sri Lanka parliament sacks Rajapakse, leaving power vacuum

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:03am on November 14, 2018

    Sri Lanka's parliament will meet under tight security Wednesday, after the top court ruled its dissolution illegal and opened the door to a vote on...

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    CNN sues White House over barring of reporter

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 08:47pm on November 13, 2018

    CNN sued Donald Trump's administration Tuesday, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta's rights under the constitution by revoking his press credentials following a...

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    Sri Lanka Supreme Court restores sacked parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:43pm on November 13, 2018

    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled President Maithripala Sirisena's dissolution of parliament and ordered a halt to preparations for snap elections next year. The...

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    Deadliest fire in California history kills 42 people

    Agence France-Presse . Paradise | Updated at 11:16am on November 13, 2018

    The number of people killed by a massive blaze in northern California rose to 42 on Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in the history...

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    Marvel legend Stan Lee dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:27pm on November 13, 2018

    Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world's movie...

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    Deadly Israeli Gaza operation threatens to derail truce efforts

    Agence-France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 02:10am on November 13, 2018

    A clash that erupted during an Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip and killed eight people threatened on Monday to derail efforts to restore calm to the Palestinian enclave after months of unrest....

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    Palestinians mark Arafat’s death anniv

    Agence-France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 02:18am on November 13, 2018

    Palestinians on Sunday marked 14 years since the death of iconic leader Yasser Arafat, with their campaign for statehood still deadlocked and beset by internal divisions....