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Christchurch terror attack: New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque killings video online

The Christchurch mosque shootings were two consecutive terrorist attacks at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Friday Prayer on March  15, 2019.

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Powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand; no tsunami threat

The Kermadec Islands, a volcanic archipelago, are prone to earthquakes. The islands are a dependency of New Zealand and lie at the western edge of the Kermadec Trench.

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Deal or no deal, we leave European Union on October 31: UK PM candidate Boris Johnson

Johnson, a former foreign minister who resigned in protest at May's handling of Brexit, is the bookmakers' favourite to win a crowded contest and take over the running of the country at its most…

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Yazidis sue Germany for failing to repatriate Islamic State fighters for trial

Germany has repeatedly said it wants to bring its citizens home from Syria stand trial but has highlighted many obstacles.

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British PM race top horse Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies'

The decision follows a hearing last week at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, during which lawyers for businessman Marcus Ball, who crowd-funded the bid, lodged an application to summon…

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Swedish prosecutors likely to announce decision on re-opening Julian Assange rape case today

Assange was arrested in April at the Ecuadoran embassy in London, where he spent seven years after seeking asylum. 

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Armed man takes multiple hostages in France's Toulouse

TV channels are reporting that the gunman made a robbery attempt and threatened to fire at police officers.

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As comedian eyes presidency, Ukraine braces for uncertain future

His victory would open a new chapter in the history of a country that has gone through two popular uprisings in two decades and is mired in a five-year conflict with Moscow-backed insurgents in…

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Finland's Social Democrats finish close to emerge victorious against far-right Finns Party

The Social Democrats' Antti Rinne has previously said his party would find it "very difficult" to enter a coalition with the Finns Party.

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Greek man saved from Ethiopian Airlines crash by being two minutes late, calls it 'my lucky day'

The airport authorities explained that they wanted to question him because he was the only passenger booked onto the doomed flight who wasn't on board.

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UK man cleared for AIDS after stem cell transplant, becomes second patient to be free of HIV

The case is a proof of the concept that scientists will one day be able to end AIDS, the doctors said, but does not mean a cure for HIV has been found.

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India has demonstrated lack of faith throughout the proceedings, alleges Pakistan at ICJ

India moved the ICJ in May in 2017 against the "farcical trial" by the military court of Pakistan against 48-year-old Jadhav.

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International Court of Justice rejects Pak request to adjourn Kulbhushan Jadhav case after ad hoc judge Gillani falls ill

Pakistani judge Tassaduq Hussain Gillani, 69, had reportedly suffered a heart attack

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Pak ad hoc judge Gillani did not suffer heart attack at ICJ, say doctors

The Pakistani judge will be present in the court on Thursday, his family told WION.

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Pakistan embarrassed to disclose charges against Kulbhushan Jadhav, says India at ICJ

During the hearing, Salve said Pakistan had ignored thirteen requests for consular access and Jadhav wasn't informed about his right by Pakistan authorities.

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