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Morocco Food Stampede Kills 15 And Wounds Many

At least 15 people have been killed and several others wounded in a stampede in Morocco while food aid was distributed.

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Toxic Cost Of Rubbish Scavenging In East Timor

Dili, East Timor - Smouldering fires. Haphazard explosions. Malnourished children. The disintegration of law and order, and the absence of social services.

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President Mugabe Stuns Zimbabwe By Defying Pressure To Resign

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe stunned Zimbabwe on Sunday by making no mention of resignation in a television address, defying his own ZANU-PF party, which had sacked him hours earlier, and hundreds of thousands of protesters who had already hailed his downfall.

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Two 3 Magnitude Aftershocks Hit South Korea's Southeast

SEOUL: Two aftershocks in the mid-3 magnitude range have rattled South Korea's southeastern city of Pohang, including the second strongest in the series of secondary shocks that followed after a 5.4 magnitude quake hit the region last week, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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China Proposed Three-Phase Plan For Rohingya Issue

Pic: ReutersSHANGHAI: China has proposed a three-phase plan for resolving the Rohingya crisis, starting with a ceasefire, that has won the support of Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Foreign Ministry said.

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South Korean President's Approval Rating Rises Following Southeast Asia Trip

SEOUL, Nov 20 -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose from a week earlier last week, a survey showed Monday, apparently on the back of his recent Asia trip that many believe helped enhance the country's relations with Southeast Asian countries, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Israeli Minister Reveals Covert Contacts With Saudi Arabia

Pic: ReutersJERUSALEM/RIYADH: An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran, a first disclosure by a senior official from either country of long-rumoured secret dealings.

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Satellite Calls Yield No Clues On Missing Argentine Submarine

Pic: ReutersMAR DEL PLATA, ARGENTINA: A storm on Sunday complicated efforts to find an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, while satellite calls thought to come from the vessel did not help searchers identify the vessel’s location.

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Televisa Exec Shot Dead Outside Mexico City While Riding Bike

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MEXICO CITY: Adolfo Lagos, the head of struggling Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa’s telecoms unit izzi, was shot dead on Sunday on the outskirts of Mexico City, the state attorney general’s office said in a statement.

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UK Queen And Husband Philip Celebrate 70 Years Of Marriage, Quietly

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

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