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    Over 1,300 killed in air war on IS

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:59pm on May 31, 2019

    The US-led coalition said Friday it had unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in air strikes during its fight against the Islamic State group in...

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    Sudan shuts down Al Jazeera office as protests continue

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 11:58pm on May 31, 2019

    Sudanese authorities on Thursday shut down news broadcaster Al Jazeera’s Khartoum office, as thousands of protesters gathered outside the country’s military headquarters to pressure the...

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    3 killed in Kashmir gunbattle

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Indian Kashmir on Friday amid widespread protests across the divided Himalayan region, police said.Police...

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    Duterte warns over S China Sea flashpoint

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte voiced rare frustration with China Friday, urging progress on a code of conduct for the contested South China Sea, which he...

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    Sino-US ties take spotlight

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    China and US defence chiefs will square off over territory, trade tensions and high-tech rivalry during informal talks on the sidelines of a security forum...

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    Saudi demands firm Arab stand on Iran’s acts

    Agence France-Presse . Makkah | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Friday ratcheted up the rhetoric against arch-nemesis Iran, calling on Arab states to confront its ‘criminal’ actions after attacks on...

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    Federer reaches fourth round

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Roger Federer became the oldest man to reach the French Open fourth round in 47 years on Friday by winning his record 400th Grand Slam...

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    Messi still driven to win with Argentina

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Lionel Messi still ‘loves’ the Argentine national team despite more than a decade of disappointments, international team-mate Sergio Aguero said on Thursday as the pair...

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    Spurs, Liverpool chase biggest win

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Among the rewards for the Champions League winners today will be silverware, status and history but the greatest prize awaiting Liverpool or Tottenham might be...

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    Rashid Khan: from refugee to Afghan star

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Groomed on dusty pitches as a refugee, record-breaking Rashid Khan will face his toughest examination yet at the World Cup, with former coaches confident the...