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LAST_UPDATEWed, 25 Apr 2018 8pm

Saudi-Led Coalition Air Raids 'Kill 10 Women' In Yemen

At least eight women and two girls heading home from a wedding have been killed in an air attack in central-west Yemen, a health official has told Al Jazeera.

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US Government Admits Funding Secret UFO Programme

The US Department of Defense has admitted that it used to fund a covert programme to investigate sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to multiple media reports.

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UN Security Council To Weigh Resolution On Jerusalem

The UN Security Council is expected to vote on Monday on a draft resolution regarding the status of Jerusalem, less than two weeks after US President Donald Trump declared the city Israel's capital.

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Palestinian Teen In Coma After Shot With Rubber Bullet

A 14-year-old Palestinian boy has been placed into a medically-induced coma after Israeli soldiers shot him in the face with a rubber bullet during a protest against a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Chile Election: Sebastian Pinera Projected To Win

Conservative former president Sebastian Pinera has taken a clear lead in Chile's presidential run-off elections, according to preliminary results.

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Honduran President Hernandez Declared Winner Of November 26 Election

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TEGUCIGALPA: Honduras’ electoral tribunal on Sunday declared conservative President Juan Orlando Hernandez the official winner of the Nov. 26 presidential election, sparking calls for renewed street protests after a bitterly disputed contest.

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UN To Vote Today On Call For US Jerusalem Decision To Be Withdrawn

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The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats say.

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Trump: I’m Not Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of his initial year in office.

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UK's May To Pitch Status Quo Brexit Transition To Parliament

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May will pitch her plan for a Brexit transition period with unchanged access to European Union markets when she briefs lawmakers on Monday about her latest negotiating trip to Brussels.

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Suicide Bombers Attack Church In Pakistan's Quetta Before Christmas, Killing Nine

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QUETTA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD: Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56, officials said, in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the country.

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