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All 4 accused in Hyderabad rape case killed in police encounter

Agency, 6 December : Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a young female vet in Hyderabad last week. The men were in police detention and…

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At least 62 killed as migrant boat sinks off Mauritania coast

Agency, 6 December : At least 62 people, including children, were killed after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African nation of Mauritania,…

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23 dead, 130 injured in Sudan factory fire

Agency, 5 December : At least 23 people died and more than 130 were injured in Sudan after a fire triggered an explosion at a factory in northern Khartoum on Tuesday,…

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Typhoon Kammuri slams into Philippines, forcing thousands to flee

Agency, 3 December : Typhoon Kammuri has made landfall in the central Philippines, at the southern end of Luzon island. Some 200,000 residents have been evacuated from coastal and mountainous…

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Trump declines to attend impeachment hearing

Agency, 2 December : The White House has said US President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not attend an impeachment hearing in the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Mr…

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At least 14 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Agency, 2 December : At least 14 people were shot dead in an attack on a church in eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday morning, the government said. The identity of…

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Trump visits US troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving

Agency, 29 November : President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to US troops in Afghanistan - his first time in the country - for the Thanksgiving holiday. During the…

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Iraq in turmoil as 45 shot dead by security forces in protests

Agency, 29 November : Iraqi security forces have shot dead at least 45 protesters after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate in Najaf, in what could mark a turning…

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China beats annual target for cutting carbon emissions in 2018

Agency, 28 November : China's carbon emissions per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) were down by about 4 percent in 2018, beating the annual target by 0.1 percentage points, an…

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Trump signs law backing Hong Kong protesters

Agency, 28 November : US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that supports pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The Human Rights and Democracy Act mandates an annual review,…

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