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Iraq's President Barham Salih, left, walks next of his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi, right, as they review the honor guard upon his arrival at Tunis-Carthage worldwide airport to attend the Arab Summit, in Tunis, Tunisia , Saturday, March 30, 2019.
  • Palestinian killed by Israel fire ahead of border protests: Gaza ministry

    Palestinian killed by Israel fire ahead of border protests: Gaza ministry

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    Ambulances lined up in front of clinics and police supervised encampments. East of Gaza City , small groups of young men approached the fence and sought to break it multiple times but were forced back by Israeli tear gas and live fire. In the run-up to Saturday's rallies, the Israeli army has deployed numerous tanks and armored vehicles along the buffer zone with the Gaza Strip. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been trying to balance projecting military strength with seeking ...
  • Trump administration authorized nuclear energy companies to share information with Saudi Arabia

    Trump administration authorized nuclear energy companies to share information with Saudi Arabia

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    An official from the Department of Energy told Reuters the reason for the secrecy was that the requests from the companies to partake in the deal with Saudi Arabia contained proprietary information. The German arms export ban is also holding up shipments of Meteor air-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia by MBDA, a company jointly owned by Airbus, BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo, since the missiles' propulsion system and warheads are built in Germany.
  • Earth Hour 2019: Time, Theme, and Everything You Need to Know

    Earth Hour 2019: Time, Theme, and Everything You Need to Know

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    This year, more than 170 countries and territories are participating. The lights will go off at famous buildings and structures across the country between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday as part of the global event organised by conservation charity WWF to urge action to save the planet.
  • Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again

    Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again

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    On Monday, U.K. lawmakers are expected to vote on options for a new plan. European Council president Donald Tusk has called for an emergency meeting on April 10 in the wake of the vote. Global Affairs Canada has issued a travel advisory for Canadians in Britain, warning them of possible violence in the wake of today's latest twist in the country's Brexit drama.
  • Venezuela's rival factions rally as power struggle persists

    Venezuela's rival factions rally as power struggle persists

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    Earlier this year, the Trump administration slapped sanctions on state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela , known as PDVSA, to try to cut off revenues to Maduro. Such dueling demonstrations have become a pattern in past weeks as Venezuela's opposing factions vie for control of a country that has endured economic turmoil and a deepening humanitarian crisis.
  • Hamas backs Egypt proposal for calm on Israel border

    Hamas backs Egypt proposal for calm on Israel border

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    Demonstrators demand the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel. Two Israeli soldiers were killed. Almost 29,000 Palestinians have been injured, including 7,000 by live fire. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened on Thursday that Tel Aviv would wage a broad military campaign on Gaza if needed, after a two-day flare-up of cross-border fighting that has left ...
  • Britain faces calls for unity govt amid Brexit impasse

    Britain faces calls for unity govt amid Brexit impasse

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    On Friday, the House of Commons voted 286-344 against the withdrawal agreement struck between Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU. In the immediate aftermath of the vote, one ERG member who voted for the deal said there should be a general election.
  • Thousands gather for NZ attack remembrance service

    Thousands gather for NZ attack remembrance service

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    Farid Ahmed , whose wife Husna was one of the 50 killed, told the crowd that, as a man of faith, he had forgiven his wife's killer because he did not want to have "a heart that is boiling like a volcano". "We learn about things through their opposites", Islam said . "Then I came here and was met with a simple greeting - as-salamu alaykum, peace be upon you", said Ardern.
  • Liberals to put One Nation below Labor on how-to-vote cards

    Liberals to put One Nation below Labor on how-to-vote cards

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    Morrison on Thursday called Senator Pauline Hanson's comments "appalling" and said his ruling Liberal Party would advise voters, on his recommendation, to rank One Nation below the opposition Labor Party on voting cards in an upcoming federal election, set to take place in May.
  • Mueller report does not have proof of Trump crimes: Justice Department

    Mueller report does not have proof of Trump crimes: Justice Department

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    Adam Schiff (D-CA) are peparing to alter their planned investigations into the President, his inner circle, and his business dealings, to include both Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his forthcoming report. But that doesn't mean Democrats are likely to drop the Russia-focused probe of their Trump investigations. Meanwhile, 29 percent specifically said there was a "small chance".
  • Suspect detained by police in Seattle after 4 people are shot

    Suspect detained by police in Seattle after 4 people are shot

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    Two people are dead after a man opened fire on multiple people and stole a vehicle in North Seattle on Wednesday, including a city bus driver. Stark was shot in the torso but managed to alert dispatchers and turn the bus around and drive away from the gunman, who then shot and killed a 50-year-old man and fled police in the victim's stolen vehicle.