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    31 including 19 children killed in Yemen strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Sanaa | Updated at 09:51pm on February 20, 2020

    Nineteen children were among at least 31 civilians killed in air strikes on rebel-held northern Yemen last week, the United Nations said on Thursday. ‘UNICEF...

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    Ukraine protesters clash with police over China virus evacuees

    Agence France-Presse . Kharkiv | Updated at 11:18am on February 21, 2020

    Dozens of people clashed with police Thursday outside a hospital in central Ukraine over government plans to quarantine evacuees from coronavirus-hit China in the facility....

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    Suspect in Germany shisha bars shootings found dead at home

    Agence France-Presse. Hanau, Germany | Updated at 10:02am on February 20, 2020

    A suspect in two shootings in Germany that killed at least eight people was found dead at home, police said on Thursday...

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    More deaths abroad

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:22pm on February 20, 2020

    China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with...

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    Silicon Valley inventor of ‘cut, copy and paste’ dies

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 09:54pm on February 20, 2020

    Silicon Valley on Wednesday was mourning a pioneering computer scientist whose accomplishments included inventing the widely relied on ‘cut, copy and paste’ command. Bronx-born Lawrence...

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    Trump ‘offered pardon’ to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:55pm on February 20, 2020

    US president Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival’s campaign, a London...

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    At least 20 people killed in south India road accident

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua. New Delhi | Updated at 03:54pm on February 20, 2020

    The death toll in Thursday’s road accident in south India’s Tamil Nadu state has climbed up to 20, a local administration official told Xinhua over phone...

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    Nine dead in ‘xenophobic’ Germany bar shootings

    Agence France-Presse . Hanau, Germany | Updated at 01:11am on February 21, 2020

    A shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau, police said Thursday,...