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Israeli Troops Kill Two Palestinians In Fourth Week Of Protests

Pic: ReutersGAZA: Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians and wounded 12 in renewed unrest on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday as a series of protests in the enclave reached its half-way mark.

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Leaders Approve Prince Charles To Succeed Queen As Commonwealth Head: Sky News

Pic: Sky NewsLONDON: Prince Charles was approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government in Windsor on Friday, Sky News reported citing unnamed sources.

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Russia Says Trump Invited Putin To U.S. During Phone Call

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call, and said he would be glad to see Putin in the White House, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry.

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Police Probe Twitter Claim Over Fire At Rohingya Camp In Delhi

Pic: ReutersNEW DELHI: Police are investigating a fire that destroyed a Rohingya Muslim settlement in New Delhi last weekend after a Twitter user claimed responsibility for setting the blaze.

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Person To Person: North And South Korea Get Neighborly With Direct Hot Line

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: Diplomatic foes North and South Korea installed a direct phone line between their leaders on Friday as they prepare for the first summit since 2007 - and the connection was great, the South’s presidential office said.

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Philippines Decries European Parliament's 'Interference'

Pic: ReutersMANILA: The Philippines has denounced what it called interference in its internal affairs by the European Parliament, which urged the Southeast Asian country to end “extrajudicial killings” and halt plans to bring back the death penalty.

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Puerto Rico Senate President: Hurricane Showed Terrible Thing About Being A Colony

Thomas Rivera Schatz

WASHINGTON--The president of the Puerto Rican Senate, Thomas Rivera Schatz, said in an interview with EFE that the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria has shown the “terrible thing” about being in a “colonial situation” vis-a-vis the US.

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120,000 Students Challenge Chile's New Conservative Government

SANTIAGO--Some 120,000 people took to Santiago’s streets on Thursday, according to the Confederation of Chilean Students (Confech), to protest Chile’s new conservative government, representing the first massive student demonstration since Sebastian Piñera was sworn in as president in March.

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Police Find 9 Bodies, 4 Of Them Burned, In Western Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The bodies of nine murder victims, four of them burned, were found in two automobiles abandoned at different spots in the Mexican municipality of Zapopan in western Jalisco state, authorities said Thursday.

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Australia's Garawa People Fear For Health After Water Contaminated With Lead

CANBERRA -- The Garawa indigenous people in a remote Australian mining town in Northern Territory (NT) fear for their health after their water supply was contaminated with lead, Xinhua news agency reported.

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