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LAST_UPDATEThu, 23 Feb 2017 10am

Trump To Spare U.S. 'Dreamer' Immigrants From Crackdown

President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

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Curfew Imposed After 14 People Killed In Ethnic Fighting In Central Nigeria

The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region.

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Myanmar Probing Police 'Cover-Up' Of Deaths Of Two Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar's army-controlled home ministry is investigating a cover-up by the country's border force of the deaths in custody of two Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine State, according to a police report reviewed by Reuters and interviews with two senior security officials.

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Iran Supreme Leader Calls On Palestinians To Pursue Intifada Against Israel

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Iran’s Supreme Leader called on Palestinians on Tuesday to pursue an uprising against Israel, suggesting the Israeli government was a "cancerous tumor" that should be confronted until Palestinians were completely liberated.

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Trump Says Anti-Semitism Is 'Horrible', Has To Stop

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U.S. President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism in the United States in an interview on Tuesday after he was asked about a spate of threats to Jewish community centers around the country.

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For Over Three Years, Kim Murder Suspect Lived Mystery Life In Malaysia

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Ri Jong Chol, a North Korean arrested in the probe into last week's murder of the half-brother of the isolated state's leader, lived in Malaysia for more than three years without working at the company registered on his employment permit or receiving a salary.

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Exclusive: White House Delivered EU-Skeptic Message Before Pence Visit

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In the week before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Brussels and pledged America's "steadfast and enduring" commitment to the European Union, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon met with a German diplomat and delivered a different message, according to people familiar with the talks.

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Bodies Of 74 Migrants Found On West Libyan Shore: Red Crescent

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The bodies of 74 migrants have been found washed up on a beach near the western Libya city of Zawiya, a Red Crescent spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Israeli Soldier Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail For Killing Wounded Palestinian Attacker

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A young Israeli soldier convicted of killing a Palestinian assailant lying wounded on the ground was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment on Tuesday, far less than prosecutors requested, in one of the most divisive cases in Israel's history.

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Vietnam Confirms Nationality Of Suspect In Kim Jong Nam Killing (Updated)

Pic: ReutersHANOI: Vietnamese state media confirmed today that one of the suspects in the killing of Kim Jong-Nam was in fact a Vietnamese passport holder.

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