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More than 100 Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen – Houthi rebels
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Singaporean, American missing in Yemen reach Oman, host of 'secret' US talks. 2. Captors post first video of Frenchwoman kidnapped in Yemen. 3. Kurds push back ISIS in northern Syria border provinces: monitor. 4. Singaporean and American evacuated … No tags for this post.

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Man held for killing opposition politician Nemtsov admits involvement: judge
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Zaur Dadayev, charged with involvement in the murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, speaks inside a defendants' cage in Moscow, on March 8, 2015. Dadayev admitted to investigators that he was involved in the killing of Nemtsov. — PHOTO: … No tags for this post.

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No reason to think ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi wounded, says Pentagon …
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seen in a propaganda video released last year. US forces have no reason to think Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was wounded in an air strike against an Iraqi target last month, the Pentagon said Tuesday. — PHOTO: AFP … No tags for this post.

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Two killed in suspected Boko Haram attacks on voters in Nigeria
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KANO, Nigeria (AFP) – At least two people were killed in suspected Boko Haram attacks on polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, residents and an election official told AFP. The attacks happened in the neighbouring villages of Birin Bolawa … No tags for this post.

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Sanctions must be lifted on the same day that nuclear deal is implemented …
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Iran wants international sanctions lifted on the day of the implementation of an agreement with world powers over its nuclear programme, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says on Thursday. — PHOTO: BLOOMBERG … No tags for this post.

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Bomb rocks Chile's capital
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SANTIAGO (AFP) – A bomb exploded near a church in the Chilean capital Saturday, the latest in series of blasts sparking panic in the Latin American nation, though officials said no one was injured. The explosion rocked the upscale Las Condes … No tags for this post.

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2000 evacuated from Syria's Yarmuk after ISIS advance: Palestinians
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Palestinian refugees queue up to receive aid parcels from a local organisation at the besieged Yarmuk refugee camp, south of the Syrian capital Damascus, on March 11, 2015. Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the camp after the Islamic State … No tags for this post.

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45000 suicides annually are linked to unemployment: Survey
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PARIS (AFP) – Around 45,000 suicides each year are attributable to unemployment, according to a survey of 63 countries published in The Lancet Psychiatry on Wednesday. Health watchdogs should regard unemployment as a continuous suicide risk, and … No tags for this post.

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More rockets hit Saudi as coalition defends air raids
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Singaporean, American missing in Yemen reach Oman, host of 'secret' US talks. 2. Singaporean and American evacuated from Yemen to Oman. 3. Anti-ISIS strategy to face scrutiny at Paris coalition meeting on Tuesday. 4. US-led coalition meets to tackle … No tags for this post.

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US jury orders Palestinian groups to pay attack victims US$218.5 million
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A member of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the Palestinian Fatah movement's armed wing, carries a gun as he takes part in a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the movement's creation on January 2, 2015, in the Aida refugee camp, near the West Bank … No tags for this post.

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Iraq forces take on Tikrit in biggest operation yet against ISIS
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Volunteer Shiite fighters, who support the Iraqi government forces in the combat against ISIS, firing a Howitzer artillery canon in the village of Awaynat near the city of Tikrit on Feb 28, 2015. — PHOTO: AFP … No tags for this post.

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Houthis accept five-day truce in Yemen proposed by Saudi Arabia
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CAIRO/ADEN (REUTERS) – Iranian-allied Houthi fighters in Yemen accepted on Sunday a five-day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by their adversary Saudi Arabia but said they would respond to any violations. Neighbouring Saudi Arabia had said on … No tags for this post.

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Crowds attack Ebola facility, health workers in Guinea
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Crowds destroyed an Ebola facility and attacked health workers in central Guinea on rumours that the Red Cross was planning to disinfect a school, a government spokesman said on Saturday. — PHOTO: AFP … No tags for this post.

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Climate change could disturb marine life for thousands of years
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The other-wordly underwater landscape of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, home to some 2,000 individual coral reefs known to be the most diverse in the world, are under threat from climate change. — PHOTO: Ove Hoegh-Guildberg, … No tags for this post.

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Obama calls for an end to 'conversion' therapies for gay, transgender youth
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US President Barack Obama is calling for a ban on psychiatric "conversion" therapies aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay, lesbian and transgendered youth, a top aide said on Wednesday. — PHOTO: REUTERS … No tags for this post.

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