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Aseman Airlines Plane Crash Kills 66 In Central Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj, according to Iranian news media reports.

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Poland's Morawiecki Defends Holocaust Law In Munich

Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has stunned attendees at the Munich Security Conference when he stood by statements made earlier defending his country's new Holocaust law.

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Netanyahu: Iran Is The Greatest Threat To The World

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, has labelled Iran "the greatest threat to the world" in his address to the Munich Security Conference in Germany.

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China Launches Anti-Poverty Drive In Restive Xinjiang

China plans to pull 400,000 people out of dire poverty this year in its restive Xinjiang region as the central government fears a rise in the ranks of local armed groups.

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Nigerian Court Releases 475 Boko Haram Suspects

Nearly 500 Boko Haram suspects have been released by a Nigerian court citing a lack of evidence, with some detainees held for years without charge.

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Iran Denies 'Hegemon' Plans, Denounces Saudi And Israel

Iran deflected accusations by Saudi Arabia and Israel that it was destabilising the Middle East, calling the two "US client states" who were trying to gloss over their "poor choices" and "strategic blunders".

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Fight Over Man's Flatulence Forces Flight To Make Emergency Landing

A pilot made an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger who allegedly refused to stop passing gas.

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Student Survivors Of Florida Shooting Slam Trump Over FBI Tweets

Pic: ReutersPARKLAND, FLA.: Student survivors of the deadliest-ever shooting at a U.S. high school reacted angrily on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the FBI may have been too distracted with a Russia probe to follow leads that could have prevented the massacre.

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Junior ROTC Leader Shocked That Florida School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz Was His Cadet

Nikolas Cruz made his first court appearance Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Photo: AP

Although some students said they weren’t surprised by the alleged gunman of last week’s Florida shooting massacre, Jack Ciaramello was.

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'Bad Guy' Russia Emerges As Central Player In Western Diplomacy

Pic: ReutersMUNICH: European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia’s covert campaign to undermine Western democracies.

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