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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration by the 'yellow vests' movement, in Paris, France. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 17, 2019, 08.54 AM (IST)

New Zealand mosque attack: 5 Indians among dead, toll rises to 50

Five Indians were among the 50 people killed in a terror attack on Al Noor mosque in Christchurch in New Zealand, the Indian high commission said Sunday.

Indonesia: At least 42 dead in floods in Papua

At least 42 people were reported dead and over 20 got injured in floods that hit Indonesia's Papua on Saturday, news agency AFP reported citing Indonesian officials.

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'It's like we didn't really leave': Steve Smith, David Warner on returning to the Australian cricket team

Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back into the Australian fold with "hugs and cuddles" at a team meet-up in Dubai, and said it was like they'd never left.

'Yellow vest' protesters torch shops, businesses in heart of Paris

Rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th weekend of French "yellow vest" protests, characterised by a sharp increase in violence after weeks of dwindling turnout.