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Time for N. Korea to take concrete steps: Moon adviser Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

SEOUL, (AFP) - North Korea should take "actual action" towards giving up its nuclear weapons to break the deadlock in talks with Washington, a top security adviser to the South's president said, suggesting Seoul's patience with Pyongyang may be wearing thin. President Moon Jae-in was instrumental..

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At least 31 people have been killed

HARARE, (AFP) - At least 31 people have been killed and dozens are missing as tropical cyclone Idai hit eastern parts of Zimbabwe after lashing neighbouring Mozambique, the government said on Saturday. Most of the deaths were in Chimanimani town, Zimbabwe's information ministry announced on..

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At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone Saturday, March 16th, 2019

HARARE, (AFP) - At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday. Zimbabwe's ministry of information announced on Twitter that so far the..

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Mosque shooter a white nationalist seeking revenge

By KRISTEN GELINEAU, SYDNEY (AP) — The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year-old Australian white nationalist who hates immigrants. He was angry about..

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40 dead, 20 badly hurt in NZ mosque attacks: PM Friday, March 15th, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, (AFP) - Forty people were killed and 20 more were seriously injured in armed assaults on two Christchurch mosques Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. "It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack," she said. "From what we..

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Multiple deaths in shootings at 2 New Zealand mosques

By MARK BAKER and NICK PERRY, CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers, as New Zealand police warned people to stay indoors as they tried to determine if more than one gunman was involved. Prime Minister..

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UK lawmakers gear up for vote on Brexit delay request Thursday, March 14th, 2019

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and RAF CASERT, LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers faced another tumultuous day Thursday, as Parliament prepared to vote on whether to request a delay to the country’s scheduled departure from the European Union and Prime Minister Theresa May struggled to shore up her..

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Boeing’s newest plane becomes its biggest headache

By TOM KRISHER, ZEKE MILLER and ROB GILLIES, WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing’s newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. Instead it has turned into the company’s biggest headache, with more than 40 countries — including the U.S., which..

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Stop the Brexit ‘circus’, pleads UK business Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

LONDON, (AFP) - Britain's business community on Wednesday urged politicians to avoid a "no deal" Brexit after another crushing parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May over her EU-divorce deal with Brussels. MPs will Wednesday vote on whether the country should leave the European Union..

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Crashed Ethiopian Airlines black box recovered: state media Monday, March 11th, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, (AFP) - Investigators have recovered one of two black box recorders on the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed just outside Addis Ababa Sunday, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew, Ethiopian state media reported. "#BreakingNews: The black box voice recorder from Ethiopian..

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