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Afghan forces say foil attacks on government building, hospital

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan March 21, 2018. REUTERS Afghan security forces arrested seven suspected militants who were planning to attack a government-run hospital and an interior ministry office in the capital Kabul on Thursday, officials said. The arrests come two ...

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Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline set by President Donald Trump for Europeans to “fix” the deal loomed. Trump has warned that unless European allies rectify the “terrible flaws” in the international accord by ...

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Death toll from India storms jumps to 116

Lightning strikes and powerful dust storms across India have killed at least 116 people and injured more than 250 as meteorologists warned Thursday of more wild weather on the horizon. Dust clouds plunged swathes of north India into darkness as winds of more than 130 kilometres per hour (80 miles ...

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Trump admits reimbursing lawyer for porn star payoff

Donald Trump — shown here with new attorney Rudy Giuliani — had previously denied all knowledge of the payment to Stormy Daniels, before admitting last week that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen struck a “deal” with the porn star on his behalf. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump on Thursday ...

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In Gaza, women protest among the burning tires and smoke

A woman demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag during clashes with Israeli troops during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Reuters On the Gaza-Israel border women are an integral part of the tent protests that have transformed a once-deserted restricted zone. Some provide food, water ...

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Rohingya Refugees Facing Malnutrition

In refugee camps in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees from Myanmar face high levels of malnutrition, despite a large presence of aid organizations on the ground for over eight months. Aid workers are providing hot meals and treating malnourished children, but mothers in the camps need more support to keep their children ...

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Neymar returns to France after operation

Brazil star Neymar flew back into France on Friday to rejoin his club Paris Saint-Germain after an operation on a broken foot bone in March. Neymar, who arrived by private jet at an airport outside Paris, is continuing his rehabilitation following the operation and his focus is firmly set on ...

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