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    Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war

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

    American president Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second...

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    Malaysia begins public inquiry into 2015 mass graves discovery

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Malaysia began a public inquiry on Wednesday into the discovery of mass graves and suspected human trafficking camps in the jungles near its border with Thailand, which prompted a regional crisis in 2015, and accusations over obstruction of justice...

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    North Korea nuclear site revived: US

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:50am on April 17, 2019

    Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb fuel, a US think tank said on Tuesday. Any new reprocessing activity would underscore ........

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    NYT, WSJ win Pulitzers for Trump probes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:29am on April 17, 2019

    The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for their separate investigations of president Donald Trump and his...

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    Libya conflict stirs divisions in Gulf, Europe

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 01:20am on April 17, 2019

    Qatar called on Tuesday for a blocking of foreign arms supplies to eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar, whose push to seize the capital Tripoli...

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    Fire-ravaged Notre-Dame to be rebuilt

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:37am on April 17, 2019

    A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening, sending flames and huge clouds of grey...

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    Indian politicians banned for firebrand election comments

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:34am on April 17, 2019

    India’s election watchdog on Monday banned four outspoken politicians, including two top members of prime minister Narendra Modi’s party, from campaigning in the country’s national...

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    Ecuador hit by 40m cyber attacks since Assange arrest

    Agence-France-Presse . Ecuador | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the web pages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of...

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    Venezuelans seeking European asylum in ‘record’ numbers

    Agence-France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    Venezuelans and other Latin Americans are filing a surge in requests for asylum in European countries, which are more accustomed to dealing with migrants from...

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    More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis: UN

    Agence-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    More than 60,000 people have fled the crisis in Nicaragua over the past year, the UN said Tuesday, with neighbouring Costa Rica bearing the brunt...

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