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Also on Friday, UN Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Rima Khalaf announced her resignation at a Beirut news conference, citing pressure from Guterres to withdraw the report. BDS - Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - is a Palestinian-led movement that lobbies for the boycott of Israel over its occupation of Palestinian land.
  • Landslide at Ethiopian Garbage Dump Kills At Least 50 People

    Landslide at Ethiopian Garbage Dump Kills At Least 50 People

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    The landslide late on Saturday also destroyed 49 dwellings and left 28 people injured, city spokesman Amare Mekonen said. Residents say this is not the first landslide to occur there, though it appears to be by far the deadliest. Local resident Musa Suleiman Abdulah told AFP he heard "a big sound" and saw "something like a tornado. rushing to us" when the landslide occurred.
  • Philippines vs Malaysia, 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers warm-up

    Philippines vs Malaysia, 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers warm-up

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    Opposing Malaysian coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee was also satisfied with the result as they were able to put up a good fight on what he considered an nearly full-strength Philippine side. Returning goal keeper Neil Etheridge, Javier Patiño and Daisuke Sato, who missed last year's Suzuki Cup because of conflict with their clubs overseas, were instrumental against the Malaysians.
  • Youngest father in the country is 12 years old

    Youngest father in the country is 12 years old

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    Jabbar said. According to The Hindu , the boy impregnated a 16-year-old and became the father of a baby girl a few months ago. Investigators made a decision to conduct a test as it is the first incident that had come to notice. As the boy, who fathered the child is accused of rape, is also a minor, his interests as a child should also be protected. The Commission can not be judgmental in the case and rush into any action as both the perpetrator and the victim are children, she said.
  • Syrian Kurds say US Marines deployed in Syria

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    Xie hailed the two sides' agreement to make "incremental steps forward" and said he expects "at one point, we'll see a breakthrough: Not now, but at some stage". They Syrian Arab Coalition is composed of Arab fighters mixed with elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces and some Kurdish factions. In contradiction to earlier USA statements, Scrocca said some of the Syrian fighters who were airlifted to Tabqa were Kurds.
  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi, son Rahul return to India from US

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi, son Rahul return to India from US

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    The 70-year-old leader is doing fine, according to party sources. Sonia was accompanied by her son Rahul, who flew out of India March 16 to escort her back. The 70-year-old who had gone overseas for a "routine medical check-up" is said to be fine now. However, there was speculation that she was in the United States where she had been treated for an undisclosed ailment earlier.
  • Toppled President Hosni Mubarak Walks Free

    Toppled President Hosni Mubarak Walks Free

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    Former president Hosni Mubarak returned to his home in Heliopolis on Monday, after Attorney General Nabil Sadeq approved a prosecutor's decision to release him. Mubarak had been sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for the killing of protesters before appealing the sentence. His acquittal this month is final.
  • AG of Punjab says. Sidhu continues his work with Kapil Sharma Show

    AG of Punjab says. Sidhu continues his work with Kapil Sharma Show

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    However, former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, former Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, were not present at the Assembly House, when it started its sitting this afternoon. Other Cabinet Ministers, who took their oath included Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manpreet Singh Badal, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Rana Gurjit Singh, Charanjit Singh Channi; two ministers of State (independent charge) Aruna Chaudhary and Razia Sultana.
  • CBO Revises GOP Health Care Bill Score. It's Still Not Good

    CBO Revises GOP Health Care Bill Score. It's Still Not Good

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    House Republicans revised the troubled proposal earlier this week with a slew of changes created to garner more support from both factions of their fractured caucus - moderate Republicans who questioned the bill's coverage losses on the poor and elderly and conservatives who said the legislation retained too much of Affordable Care Act which it was meant to replace.