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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims
Christchurch shootings: New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims

March 22, 2019

New Zealand has broadcast the Islamic call to prayer and observed a two-minute silence in ceremonies to mark a week since the Christchurch attacks...

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Brexit: EU leaders agree Article 50 delay plan
Brexit: EU leaders agree Article 50 delay plan

March 22, 2019

EU leaders have agreed on a plan to delay the Article 50 process, postponing Brexit beyond 29 March...

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IOC Awards 2019 Women and Sport trophies to gender equality advocates
IOC Awards 2019 Women and Sport trophies to gender equality advocates

March 22, 2019

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) celebrated this evening six role models and change-makers in advancing women and girls in and through sport. In partnership with UN Women, a dedicated awards ceremony was held on the sidelines of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA.
Six trophies. One goal...

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Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally
Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

March 22, 2019

The passwords of millions of Facebook users were accessible by up to 20,000 employees of the social network, it has been reported...

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Uber 'picks New York Stock Exchange' for stock listing
Uber 'picks New York Stock Exchange' for stock listing

March 22, 2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber will list on the New York Stock Exchange, according to reports, in one of the most anticipated stock debuts of the year...

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Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay

March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed...

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Christchurch shootings: Father and son in first victim's funerals
Christchurch shootings: Father and son in first victim's funerals

March 20, 2019

A father and son from Syria have been buried in New Zealand, the first funerals for the 50 victims of last week's mosque shootings...

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Third Brexit vote must be different-Speaker
Third Brexit vote must be different-Speaker

March 19, 2019

Speaker John Bercow has thrown the UK's Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another vote on the PM's deal unless MPs are given a new motion.

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Dutch shooting: Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed
Dutch shooting: Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed

March 19, 2019

A man has been arrested after three people were killed and five wounded, some seriously, in a shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

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Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name
Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

March 19, 2019

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed never to say the name of the Christchurch mosque gunman.

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Cyclone Idai: Mozambique city of Beira hit by storm
Cyclone Idai: Mozambique city of Beira hit by storm

March 15, 2019

People living in one of Mozambique's largest cities have been cut off by a huge storm...

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US court: Sandy Hook victims' families can sue Remington
US court: Sandy Hook victims' families can sue Remington

March 15, 2019

A Connecticut court has ruled that families of schoolchildren killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting can sue American gun-maker Remington...

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Christchurch shootings: 49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks
Christchurch shootings: 49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks

March 15, 2019

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand...

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US refuses to ground Boeing 737 Max crash aircraft
US refuses to ground Boeing 737 Max crash aircraft

March 13, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said it will not ground the Boeing 737 Max aircraft despite mounting pressure...

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George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia
George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia

March 13, 2019

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia...

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California death penalty: Governor Gavin Newsom to halt executions
California death penalty: Governor Gavin Newsom to halt executions

March 13, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom is due to announce a moratorium on executions and a temporary reprieve for all 737 inmates on death row in the state...

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Brexit: MPs reject Theresa May's deal for a second time
Brexit: MPs reject Theresa May's deal for a second time

March 13, 2019

Theresa May's EU withdrawal deal has been rejected by MPs by an overwhelming majority for a second time, with just 17 days to go to Brexit...

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Conor McGregor: UFC star arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing fan's phone
Conor McGregor: UFC star arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing fan's phone

March 12, 2019

UFC star Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing a fan's phone as they tried to take pictures...

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Brussels Jewish Museum murders: Mehdi Nemmouche jailed for life
Brussels Jewish Museum murders: Mehdi Nemmouche jailed for life

March 12, 2019

A Frenchman has been given a life sentence for killing four people in an anti-Semitic attack in Brussels in May 2014...

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Boeing 737: Singapore bars entry and exit of 737 Max planes
Boeing 737: Singapore bars entry and exit of 737 Max planes

March 12, 2019

Singapore's Civil Aviation Authority has temporarily suspended the Boeing 737 Max fleet of aircraft from flying into and out of the country.

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