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Chile's bishops offer to resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

Fri, 2018-05-18 14:54
In a leaked document, the pope blamed the Chilean church hierarchy for 'grave defects' in handling sex abuse cases.
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UN rights chief: Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate'

Fri, 2018-05-18 14:52
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein slams Israel for killing Palestinian protesters caged in 'toxic slum from birth to death'.
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Turkish troops set up observation posts in Syria's Idlib

Fri, 2018-05-18 14:31
While Turkey and its proxy forces are trying to determine Idlib's fate through dialogue and disarmament to prevent a government assault, the province could become a Turkish-guaranteed 'safe area' like other zones in northern Syria.
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Taliban pledge not to target Afghan army, police

Fri, 2018-05-18 13:09
Armed group says 'the Americans and their foreign allies' are the main targets and will stop attacking Afghan forces.
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Cannes Film Festival: Gender equality in the spotlight

Fri, 2018-05-18 12:59
Discussions on redressing this imbalance in the film industry has been dominating the event this year.
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Healthcare 'reduced' for refugees held in Papua New Guinea

Fri, 2018-05-18 12:54
Amnesty International outlines in a report the reduction in medical services available to refugees since being moved from Manus Island detention centre to three smaller facilities on the island in November.
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Starving, bombing civilians in the name of 'fighting terrorism'

Fri, 2018-05-18 12:35
Under the guise of 'fighting terror', cities are flattened and civilians mercilessly killed.
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Egypt to open Rafah crossing with Gaza for Ramadan

Fri, 2018-05-18 12:27
President el-Sisi orders opening of main crossing with Gaza Strip to 'ease burdens' during Muslim holy month.
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Hawaii's Kilauea: Explosive eruption visible from space

Fri, 2018-05-18 12:21
After two weeks of earthquakes and spewing lava, Kilauea has erupted again on Thursday, this time with great intensity.
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US, China launch trade talks to avert tariff war

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:43
China has offered to cut its trade surplus with United States by $200bn, according to media reports, amid fresh round of talks in Washington aimed at averting a trade war.
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Colombia evacuates thousands amid fears dam may burst

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:27
The Hidroituango dam on the river Cauca was in the final stages of construction when a blocked tunnel was cleared, causing flooding downstream that swept through a riverside village.
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Fighting in Libya: Battle for Derna intensifies

Fri, 2018-05-18 11:11
Forces loyal to the renegade General Khalifa Haftar are deployed around the eastern city of Derna, following his announcement of a new military operation to seize back control.
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Anwar Ibrahim: Malaysia's New Dawn

Fri, 2018-05-18 10:18
Will Anwar Ibrahim finally rise to lead his country? 101 East talks to Malaysia's leader-in-waiting.
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Making Qatar 2022 a 48-team tournament is not a good idea

Fri, 2018-05-18 10:14
Expansion of the 2022 World Cup would bring more problems not only for Qatar but also FIFA.
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Tropical cyclone threatens Somalia and Djibouti

Fri, 2018-05-18 10:06
A rare storm in the region is expected to bring torrential rain and stormy seas to coastal regions.
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Displaced Sri Lankans defy military to reclaim homeland

Fri, 2018-05-18 08:38
For the first time since country's civil war ended in 2009, civilians have reclaimed their land occupied by military.
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Malaysia: Bags of cash, jewellery seized from Najib's properties

Fri, 2018-05-18 07:58
Among the items seized were boxes of Hermes Birkin bags that fit into five police trucks and different currencies.
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Trump tells North Korea's Kim to denuclearise or risk overthrow

Thu, 2018-05-17 22:20
US president says North Korea's Kim Jong-un could suffer same fate as Libya's Muammar Gaddafi over nuclear weapons.
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Hawaii: Kilauea eruption forces residents to seek shelter

Thu, 2018-05-17 21:57
Ash shoots 9,000 metres into the sky on Hawaii's Big Island following major Mount Kilauea volcanic eruption.
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Could Iraq's election be a turning point for the country?

Thu, 2018-05-17 21:40
Iraqis await the outcome of the first polls since the defeat of ISIL in 2017.
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