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Bangladesh passenger plane forced to land in 'hijack attempt'

Bangladesh passenger plane forced to land in 'hijack attempt'

Airport operations at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong have ceased and the area has been cordoned off. Flight BG147's passengers disembarked safely, reports say, citing police. Th...

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Justin Trudeau rallies NS supporters with fond memories as controversies rage

Justin Trudeau rallies NS supporters with fond memories as controversies rage

The city says community members and elected officials will speak at Grand Parade in front of city hall, and a book of condolences will be available. The seven children died early Tuesday in a fire t...

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Winter Storm Brings Snow to Las Vegas Strip

Winter Storm Brings Snow to Las Vegas Strip

The weather service on Thursday morning said 7.5 inches of snow had fallen in Summerlin, a neighborhood in northwest Las Vegas , by Thursday morning, and reported up to 14 inches of snow in Kingman...

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Turkey may take part in Afghan solution: Russian envoy

Turkey may take part in Afghan solution: Russian envoy

The United States and Russian Federation have agreed to explore options for securing UN travel waivers for Taliban negotiators to participate in peace talks, a U.S. During a meeting with his Kyrgyz ...

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Iran starts Gulf war games, to test submarine-launched missiles

Iran starts Gulf war games, to test submarine-launched missiles

The maneuvers were set to involve hundreds of equipment, including surface ships, submarines, hovercraft, planes and helicopters, but most notably, the brand new Fateh cruise missile submarine and Mou...

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Kiwi deportations 'corrosive', Jacinda Ardern tells Scott Morrison

Kiwi deportations 'corrosive', Jacinda Ardern tells Scott Morrison

Her officials were not aware of any such directives being made by other departments. "For us to be able to meet on that day is a sign of that friendship, and when it comes to these meetings it's alw...

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Ninth Labour MP resigns from party

Ninth Labour MP resigns from party

Austin said he did not now have any plans to join The Independent Group in parliament, launched by seven of his former Labour colleagues on Monday and since joined by an eighth as well as thre...

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Trump says US will keep hundreds of troops in Syria

Trump says US will keep hundreds of troops in Syria

President Donald Trump that could pave the way for U.S. allies to keep troops in Syria . In the immediate aftermath of this declaration from the White House, Paris and London both refuted Trump's...

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Dozens killed by fire in Bangladesh capital Dhaka

Dozens killed by fire in Bangladesh capital Dhaka

The fire reportedly broke out around 10:30 p.m. local time (16:30 GMT) on Wednesday and subsequently tore through four other buildings, trapping dozens of people inside. "I saw with my own eyes th...

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s son’s indicted on drug charges

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán’s son’s indicted on drug charges

Their father was convicted earlier this month on drug and conspiracy charges after a three-month trial in NY. The president said on Twitter he had omitted to mention the visa request included Guzma...

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[Newsmaker] Italy confirms daughter of missing N.Korea diplomat returned home

[Newsmaker] Italy confirms daughter of missing N.Korea diplomat returned home

North Korean diplomat Jo Song-gil and his wife went missing in November of past year, raising speculation that they had applied for asylum in an unspecified country. The Italian foreign ministry state...

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North Korea has asked for help on food shortages

North Korea has asked for help on food shortages

UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric said February 21 that food production figures provided by North Korea show "there is a food gap of about 1.4 million tons expected for 2019, and that's crops including r...

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Australian who drove into crowd, killed 6, sentenced to life

Australian who drove into crowd, killed 6, sentenced to life

Emergency staff on Bourke Street after a auto ploughed into pedestrians killing six people on 20 January 2017. In handing down the sentence, Justice Mark Weinberg described Gargasoulas' actions as...

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Saudi crown prince ignores Uighurs during China visit

Saudi crown prince ignores Uighurs during China visit

The crown prince said Saudi Arabia's relations with China dated back "a very long time in the past". "Riyadh wants to strengthen alliances in Asia - especially now with the continuing fallout with t...

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Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Reveals More About Trump's Family Business

Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Reveals More About Trump's Family Business

Zuberi was the only individual named in a subpoena issued to the committee by Manhattan federal prosecutors earlier this month. Cohen, a former employee at the Trump Organization, provided the prose...

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Jihadi Jack reveals: "I’d go back to the United Kingdom... it's my home"

Letts, who holds dual nationality through his Canadian father John and British mother Sally Lane, said he had no communication with his parents in two years and doubted officials from either nation wi...

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North Korea confirms leader on train to summit

North Korea confirms leader on train to summit

Their first summit last June in Singapore ended without substantive agreements and triggered a months-long stalemate in negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang as they struggled with the sequen...

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Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston

Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston

Plane spotting: How to tell what sort of plane you're flying on * Family booted from Delta flight and threatened with jail after refusing to give up toddler's seat * Air New Zealand Boeing 767 was...

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Venezuelan Authorities Clash With Protesters Along Colombian Border

Venezuelan Authorities Clash With Protesters Along Colombian Border

The attempts to haul in aid from neighboring nations are meant to test the military's loyalty by encouraging the armed forces to disobey Maduro's order to keep the aid out. "This is a great achiev...

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Arrests of separatists, arrival of forces part of election exercise only

Arrests of separatists, arrival of forces part of election exercise only

Police also detained around two dozen workers of the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir in the Valley, PTI reported. The deployment of 10,000 additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir i...

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Mueller Calls For Harsh Sentence In Manafort Case, Citing 'Gravity' Of Crimes

Mueller's office said it was not recommending a specific sentence for Manafort, who pleaded guilty in September to two counts of conspiracy stemming from his Ukrainian political consulting work. Wil...

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No IPL opening ceremony this year: CoA

No IPL opening ceremony this year: CoA

He shared that excellent relations between the two brotherly countries have been further reinforced after Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to Turkey last month. We were paying Pakistan $1.3 billion a...

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'Dog' rescued from an icy river turns out to be a WOLF

'Dog' rescued from an icy river turns out to be a WOLF

After clearing a path through the ice, allowing the animal to swim back to shore, the three men dried it with a blanket, bundled it into their auto and took it to a clinic for medical care. While the ...

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Tainted alcohol kills 41 tea plantation workers in India

Tainted alcohol kills 41 tea plantation workers in India

Among the dead were 65-year-old Dhrupadi Oran from whose house the illicit alcohol was bought by the workers at the Halmira Tea Estate. Two people have been arrested. Hundreds of mainly poor people ...

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Saudi Arms Sales Put UK On the Wrong Side of The Law

Saudi Arms Sales Put UK On the Wrong Side of The Law

Germany said Wednesday it would hold firm on its decision to halt weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, shrugging off British warnings that the embargo could hurt European credibility and efforts to bring ...

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Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency

The 75-year-old authoritarian president also called on parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would have allowed him to run for another term in 2020. Without amending the constitution, ...

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U.S. couple plead guilty to torturing 12 children

U.S. couple plead guilty to torturing 12 children

Despite the conditions faced by most of the Turpin children, the family dogs were kept clean and well-fed, according to prosecutors. Investigators, however, thought the girl looked like she was 10...

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Trump lawyer Cohen reschedules public testimony

Trump lawyer Cohen reschedules public testimony

In the plea agreement, Cohen admitted to lying to the Senate and House intelligence committees about the project and the extent to which then-candidate Trump and his family were involved. When he does...

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Nauru: New law restricting essential medical transfers for refugees risks deadly consequences

Nauru: New law restricting essential medical transfers for refugees risks deadly consequences

Last week, immediately following the passing of the Australian law, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the re-opening of a detention centre on Christmas Island, which is Australian territory. Den...

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Trump to name Kelly Knight Craft U.N. ambassador

Trump to name Kelly Knight Craft U.N. ambassador

Donald Trump is nominating Kelly Knight Craft to be the United States' ambassador to the United Nations . "I am pleased to announce that Kelly Knight Craft , our current Ambassador to Canada, i...

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Violent clashes at Venezuela border as standoff over humanitarian aid intensifies

Violent clashes at Venezuela border as standoff over humanitarian aid intensifies

The aim is to take it over the border on Saturday. Meanwhile China, which along with Russian Federation backs Maduro, warned humanitarian aid should not be forced in because doing so could lead to v...

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Iran's Rouhani says U.S. sanctions are 'terrorist act'

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. sanctions are 'terrorist act'

Germany, Britain, France, China, Russia and the European Union have been trying to preserve the 2015 deal meant to keep Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon in exchange for sanctions relief afte...

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New York Prosecutors Will Charge Manafort In Bid To Prevent Trump Pardon

New York Prosecutors Will Charge Manafort In Bid To Prevent Trump Pardon

The Manafort interviews have been considered a key part of Mueller's investigation into Russian Federation and the 2016 presidential election, and with new reports that the probe is about to wrap u...

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Australian who rammed and killed six pedestrians jailed for life

Australian who rammed and killed six pedestrians jailed for life

Gargasoulas was handed life sentences for the six counts of murder. The brother of Japanese victim Yosuke Kanno said he will "continue suffering from this until I die". Robyn Davis, the mother of vi...

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Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region

The quake struck 71 miles east of Palora with a depth of 82 miles. A deep magnitude-7.5 quake struck the Peru-Ecuador border region early on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said. Around 20 ...

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