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The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites.

The strikes were in response to a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma last week. Explosions hit the capital, Damascus, as well as two locations near the city of Homs, the Pentagon said. Russia’s ambassador to the ...

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Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein’s detention renewed for 12th time

An Egyptian court in Cairo renewed the detention of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein who has now spent 447 days in prison without charge. Judge Hussein Qandeel of the 23rd Circuit Criminal Court granted the jail extension for the twelfth ...

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US farmers in ‘precarious position’ due to trade war with China

The possibility of a trade war between the US and China has put American farmers in “precarious position,” with fears growing that the impacts on lucrative agricultural exports including soybeans will be devastating. On Friday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ...

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BREAKING: NEWS: Winnie Madikizela Mandela has died

Johannesburg – Winnie Madikizela Mandela, was the former wife of late statesman Nelson Mandela, has died, Monday Afternoon as Confirmed a family spokesperson. Madikizela Mandela passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in the early hours of Today following a ...

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Somali wrongly convicted in Alpi case gets 3 mn euros.

(ANSA) – Rome, March 30 – A Somali man wrongfully convicted in the Mogadishu murder of RAI reporter Ilaria Alpi and her cameraman Milan Hrovatin on Friday got three million euros in compensation for his almost 17 years in jail. ...

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Huge crowd rallies in Sana’a to mark anniversary of Saudi aggression

Yemenis have taken to the streets of the capital Sana’a to mark the third anniversary of the Saudi aggression against the impoverished country that has claimed the lives of thousands of civilians. Large crowds of Yemenis from across the country ...

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The first scheduled non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has touched down in London’s Heathrow Airport.

Qantas Flight QF9 completed its 14,498km (9,009-mile) journey from Perth in just over 17 hours. The airline is using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which is twice as fuel-efficient as the Boeing 747. It is part of ambitious plans by Qantas ...

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