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A Sri Lankan man affected by the garbage dump collapse assists military rescuers dig his buried house in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka , Sunday, April 16, 2017. The collapse came as the country celebrated the traditional new year and followed a warning to parliament that the 23 million tonnes of rotting garbage posed a serious health hazard.
  • Malcolm Turnbull heads to PNG, India

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    In September 2014, India and Australia signed a Civil Nuclear Agreement for Australian supply of uranium to India. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wraps up his visit to India on Wednesday with a focus on the true joint passion of the two countries: cricket.
  • U.K. Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

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    There were also a number of abstentions. With the Labor Party's popularity at a historic low, analysts widely expect Theresa May's Conservatives and their allies to retain a majority in parliament, meaning May would remain prime minister during course of the Brexit negotiations.
  • Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

    Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

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    Switzer was a 20-year-old student at Syracuse when she entered the men-only Boston Marathon in 1967, using her initials on the registration form. Earlier Monday, Boston city officials announced plans for memorials to mark the sites near the finish line where two bombs exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon , killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.
  • Palestinian stabs UK woman to death on Jerusalem tram

    Palestinian stabs UK woman to death on Jerusalem tram

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    Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center said in a statement that the woman died soon after she was rushed there, The Associated Press reported. Police detained a 57-year-old man at the scene, and a spokesman told the Times of Israel he appeared to suffer from "mental problems".
  • British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem train

    British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem train

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    The area was packed with people at the time of the attack as Christians gather to celebrate Good Friday and Jewish people gather to observe Passover. Although it has been a relatively quiet period over the last few months, Palestinians from the West Bank were prevented from entering Israel during Passover as part of the security operation.
  • Le Pen: Expel foreigners who are on watch lists

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    The race between the four main candidates is so tight ahead of Sunday's vote that a marginal opinion change, provoked by the Paris attack, could thwart the predicted success of front-runners Le Pen and Macron who are narrowly ahead of Fillon and Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon.
  • Late-night clashes claim 9th victim of Venezuelan unrest

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    They were met by tear gas and rubber bullets as they tried to march to downtown Caracas . Dozens even had to slide down a concrete embankment and into the Guaire River to escape the noxious fumes. They are calling for community-level protests across the country on Friday, a white-clad "silent" march in Caracas on Saturday to commemorate those killed in the unrest, and a nationwide "sit-in" blocking Venezuela's main roads on Monday.
  • Trump Assesses China Highly over N. Korean Issue

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    The vice president met Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reassured them of the United States commitment in the face of possible threats posed by North Korea. It is rare for council members to wrangle over standard language and the dispute came amid USA and Russian tensions over Moscow's support for President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war.
  • Belgium: ISIS naming of Belgian attacker was fake

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    French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has called for election campaign events and activities to be suspended the following the shooting in Paris . Two French officials said the gunman was detained towards the end of February after speaking threateningly about the police, but he was then released due to a lack of evidence.