Can't be called water': Brazil marks two months since dam disaster

Two months after an upstream tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale burst, spewing millions of tons of minerals-laced sludge across the countryside, the 67-year-old says the river is too polluted…

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Two kin of Christchurch victims die after killings: Officials

The woman, whose name was not available, was one of two relatives of shooting victims to die this week as the city's close-knit Muslim community reels from the killings of 50 people by an…

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Trump drops new North Korea sanctions because he 'likes' Kim: White House

'It was announced today by the US Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those…

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Twin cyclones batter Australia

Cyclone Trevor, pushing a huge storm tide and packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hou, made landfall on the sparsely populated Northern Territory coast near the Gulf of Carpentaria town of…

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Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as New Zealand works to move on

The Al Noor mosque was taken over by police for investigations and security reasons but it was handed back to the local Muslim community on Saturday and began allowing small groups onto its…

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NASA publishes images of the meteor no one saw

The photographs were taken by two NASA instruments onboard the Terra satellite. 

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Could 'witch hunt' Mueller report turn into Trump victory

Mueller's brief was to probe extraordinary allegations that Trump and his 2016 election campaign were in league with Russian agents and that Trump sought to obstruct the investigation.

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UK PM May pushes for Brexit deal with new timetable

If May succeeds, Britain -- which was staring at a cliff-edge deadline of March 29 for leaving the EU -- will depart on May 22 under the terms of the withdrawal agreement struck with Brussels last…

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Macron battles to end controversy over use of army against 'yellow vests'

Under pressure to prevent a repeat of last weekend's violence on the Champs-Elysees, the government announced this week that it would redeploy soldiers from its anti-terrorism force to guard…

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Clashes are ongoing: Syrian Democratic Forces deny White House claim of 'wiped out' caliphate

President Donald Trump's spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said, 'the territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria.' 'Clashes are ongoing in Baghouz' village, said Syrian Democratic Forces…

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US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan bank

The US move came just hours after Maduro's regime defied the United States and arrested a top aide of opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom Washington recognizes as the crisis-hit country's interim…

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Aid workers scramble to get relief supplies to Mozambique cyclone victims

A week after Tropical Cyclone Idai lashed Mozambique with winds of nearly 200 kilometres (120 miles) per hour, rescue efforts rose a gear but the situation was often chaotic.

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Priest stabbed live on TV at Canada's biggest church

A man in jeans, parka and white baseball cap is seen chasing the priest around the altar and standing menacingly over the 77-year-old as he falls to the ground, scattering candles and a banner,…

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Syria asks UN council to uphold resolutions on Golan Heights

Syrian Ambassador Bashar Jaafari urged the council to 'take practical measures to ensure that the council is fulfilling ... its mandate in the implementation of its resolutions' concerning the…

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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: Ministry

The clashes took place nearly a week before the first anniversary of the protests, when organisers have pledged larger than usual demonstrations.

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