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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Mother's Day card delivered to embassy

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband delivered the card to the Iranian Embassy as part of his campaign for her release.

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UK gang sent tax fraud gains to Al-Qaeda in Pakistan, Afghanistan to fund training camps, claims report

A British-Asian gang of fraudsters may have been involved in misusing billions of pounds of British tax-payers money to fund terrorist networks in Pakistan and Afghanistan, claims a UK media investigation

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Ethiopia's presidential press pledge: Has Abiy kept his promises? A look at the Ethiopian media, one year into the Abiy Ahmed era.

A look at the Ethiopian media, one year into the Abiy Ahmed era.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 06:13AM

IS defeat: British fighters emerge after fall of Baghuz

The BBC has the first broadcast interview with Hamza Parvez, an ex-police cadet turned extremist fighter.

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The cheerleader competing with a hole in her heart

From working as a nurse to training for the world championships, Holly is taking on both with a heart condition that could threaten her life.

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Prayas Ray Barman is youngest player to make IPL debut

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The 16-year-old was acquired by the RCB at a price of 1.5 crore at the auction, which is almost eight times his base price of 20 lakh.

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The 16-year-old was acquired by the RCB at a price of 1.5 crore at the auction, which is almost eight times his base price of 20 lakh.

Edmonton stabbings: Four people knifed in 'random attacks'

They were approached from behind and stabbed in the back in Edmonton, north London, police say.

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Saudi Arabia 'hacked Amazon boss's phone', says investigator

An investigator working for Jeff Bezos says Saudi Arabia accessed data on the Amazon boss's phone.

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Grandparents' wartime love song recreated digitally

Stanley Bonds' 1945 composition for his wife is recreated digitally for her funeral by their grandson.

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Leaked documents reveal abuse of Saudi prisoners: Report Medical reports, prepared for King Salman, demand urgent transfer of most of 60 prisoners examined to medical centre.

Medical reports, prepared for King Salman, demand urgent transfer of most of 60 prisoners examined to medical centre.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 04:49AM

Brexit: There are 'no ideal choices', says justice secretary

David Gauke said it would not be "sustainable" to ignore MPs if they voted for a softer Brexit.

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Teens charged over Birmingham Grindr date robberies

Victims were attacked after arranging meetings in Birmingham using the gay dating app Grindr.

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Philippines housing crisis: Filipinos need affordable homes Southeast Asia's fastest-growing economy has a housing shortage, with more than 6 million homes needed for impoverished families.

Southeast Asia's fastest-growing economy has a housing shortage, with more than 6 million homes needed for impoverished families.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 04:29AM

Brazil: Bolsonaro's coup commemorations prompt anger Appeals court judge in Brazil overturns another judge's decision to bar commemorations, sought by President Jair Bolsonaro, of a 1964 military coup that established a 21-year dictatorship.

Appeals court judge in Brazil overturns another judge's decision to bar commemorations, sought by President Jair Bolsonaro, of a 1964 military coup that established a 21-year dictatorship.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 04:13AM

Algerian businessman with ties to President Bouteflika arrested Ali Haddad detained at the Tunisian border as pressure mounts on long-time leader to resign.

Ali Haddad detained at the Tunisian border as pressure mounts on long-time leader to resign.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 04:07AM

Bangladesh tower owners arrested over deadly Dhaka blaze Two men arrested for negligence and violations of a building code after 26 killed in FR Tower blaze in the capital.

Two men arrested for negligence and violations of a building code after 26 killed in FR Tower blaze in the capital.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 03:57AM

Libya Quartet meets in Tunis to reconcile warring factions The so-called Libya Quartet hopes to end the years-long conflict in the African nation.

The so-called Libya Quartet hopes to end the years-long conflict in the African nation.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 03:42AM

Algeria protests: Army chief backs call for president's exit Algeria's army chief has repeated his call to apply article 102 of the constitution to remove President Bouteflika from office.

Algeria's army chief has repeated his call to apply article 102 of the constitution to remove President Bouteflika from office.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 03:04AM

Brazil's Bolsonaro visits Israel with embassy decision pending Brazilian government official said earlier this month 'something' will have to be said about embassy move during trip.

Brazilian government official said earlier this month 'something' will have to be said about embassy move during trip.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 03:03AM

Zuzana Caputova elected first woman president of Slovakia; 45-yr-old anti-corruption activist wins in landslide

Vocal government critic and anti-corruption activist Zuzana Caputova became Slovakia's first female president after Saturday's run-off election.

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Pope in Morocco: protect 'multi-religious' Jerusalem Joint statement with Moroccan king comes after US President Trump recognised Jerusalem as capital of Israel last year.

Joint statement with Moroccan king comes after US President Trump recognised Jerusalem as capital of Israel last year.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 03:00AM

Can an Archaeological Dig Change the Future of Jerusalem?

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President Bashir's ruling party postpones Sudan convention An NCP leader told reporters the general convention, due to be held next month, has been suspended indefinitely.

An NCP leader told reporters the general convention, due to be held next month, has been suspended indefinitely.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 02:10AM

North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid 'terrorist attack' Pyongyang says it is closely following rumours of FBI involvement after 10 armed men break into North Korean embassy.

Pyongyang says it is closely following rumours of FBI involvement after 10 armed men break into North Korean embassy.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 01:58AM

Kazakhstan: What is Nazarbayev's transition plan about? And can it be a model for other countries in the region to follow, namely Russia?

And can it be a model for other countries in the region to follow, namely Russia?

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 01:41AM

Killers of Jamal Khashoggi, who received training in US, used electric saw to dismember his body, says report

A note in the transcript said an injection was administered to Khashoggi, which the Saudi source said was probably a powerful sedative. A bag was then placed over his head, and Khashoggi screamed: "I can't breathe, I have asthma. Don't do this."

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Model with alopecia wants people to embrace differences

Caitlin Leigh says fashion is for everyone after becoming a model since her alopecia diagnosis.

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The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media, using the #ArewaMeToo hashtag.

Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media, using the #ArewaMeToo hashtag.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 01:37AM

Saudis 'had access' to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone: investigator Investigator hired to look into release of text messages by US tabloid says Saudi government had access to Bezos' phone.

Investigator hired to look into release of text messages by US tabloid says Saudi government had access to Bezos' phone.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 01:37AM

My first Mother's Day without my mum

How do you cope on Mothering Sunday if you've recently lost your mum?

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Indian couple stabbed by unidentified assailant in Germany's Munich; husband passes away, wife stable

An Indian man died and his wife sustained injuries, after they were stabbed by an immigrant near Munich in Germany, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, said on Saturday.

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'This is who I am': Three generations of transitions

Ten years after the first International Transgender Day of Visibility, trans people from different generations tell us their stories.

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Trump Turns U.S. Policy in Central America on Its Head

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'When his experience at Manchester ends, why not come here to Madrid?' - Zidane likes Pogba 'a lot'

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says Manchester United's Paul Pogba, who has been linked with a move to the Bernabeu, "knows how to do everything on the pitch".

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Suzana Caputova elected Slovakia's first female president Caputova, a political newcomer, wins 58.3 percent of the ballot beating the ruling party candidate Maros Sefcovic.

Caputova, a political newcomer, wins 58.3 percent of the ballot beating the ruling party candidate Maros Sefcovic.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 12:20AM

Why Ukrainians want to elect a comedian as president The Ukrainian electorate has run out of patience.

The Ukrainian electorate has run out of patience.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 12:06AM

Mozambique: Cholera cases reach 271 in cyclone-hit Beira Epidemic fears in Mozambique as the number of cholera cases doubles in 48 hours.

Epidemic fears in Mozambique as the number of cholera cases doubles in 48 hours.

from Al Jazeera English March 31, 2019 at 12:05AM

Ex-Nevada lawmaker Lucy Flores accuses Joe Biden of inappropriately touching her in 2014

Joe Biden's behaviour is receiving renewed attention in the #MeToo era

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Why are university students catching mumps?

A poor vaccine uptake worldwide has led to an increase in mumps outbreaks, according to experts.

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Amazon chief Jeff Bezos' phone hacked by Saudi Arabian authorities, claims investigator

Jeff Bezos hired Gavin de Becker & Associates to find out how his intimate text messages and photos made their way into the hands of The Enquirer

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Russia's rush of affection for Pakistan could rejig South Asia equation, will discomfit New Delhi

It will now become much easier for both militaries to learn from each other in an institutionalised manner

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Afghanistan vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum survives Taliban attack, one of his bodyguards killed

Dostum, a powerful ethnic Uzbek leader, is notorious in Afghanistan for extreme barbarities and for repeatedly switching loyalties over 40 years of conflict.

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Turkey local elections: Voters go to polls in key municipal vote President Erdogan and his AK Party in bid to retain control of Turkey's major cities, amid sharp economic downturn.

President Erdogan and his AK Party in bid to retain control of Turkey's major cities, amid sharp economic downturn.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 10:46PM

Ukraine polls open with comic poised to top presidential field Ukrainians are choosing sixth president from 39 candidates, including incumbent leader, opposition leader and comic.

Ukrainians are choosing sixth president from 39 candidates, including incumbent leader, opposition leader and comic.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 10:38PM

What to expect from Arab League summit in Tunis Meeting in Tunisia's capital comes against backdrop of divisions, wars and, in some countries, increasing repression.

Meeting in Tunisia's capital comes against backdrop of divisions, wars and, in some countries, increasing repression.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 04:55PM

Three teens charged in Malta over refugee ship hijacking Maltese authorities file 'terror' charges against teens accused of seizing control of merchant ship that rescued them.

Maltese authorities file 'terror' charges against teens accused of seizing control of merchant ship that rescued them.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 02:33PM

Iran's referendum, and the transformation to an Islamic Republic The 1979 Islamic Republic referendum fused Iran's religion and politics and changed the country's legislative landscape.

The 1979 Islamic Republic referendum fused Iran's religion and politics and changed the country's legislative landscape.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 02:27PM

'Our people will not back down': Gaza marks protests anniversary Four killed, hundreds wounded as Israeli forces use live rounds and tear gas on Great March of Return protesters.

Four killed, hundreds wounded as Israeli forces use live rounds and tear gas on Great March of Return protesters.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 01:57PM

Can we stop killer robots? The United Nations has held talks on banning weapons that can target and kill without a human controlling them.

The United Nations has held talks on banning weapons that can target and kill without a human controlling them.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 01:50PM

Afghan vice president narrowly escapes Taliban attack Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Abdul Rashid Dostum's convoy which killed one of his bodyguards.

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Abdul Rashid Dostum's convoy which killed one of his bodyguards.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 01:00PM

Thai king strips ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra of royal decorations King Maha Vajiralongkorn's move comes as the pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai party jostles for the right to form a government.

King Maha Vajiralongkorn's move comes as the pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai party jostles for the right to form a government.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 12:23PM

Lebanon court 'acquits military personnel' in sodomy case Military court clears staff accused of unnatural sexual acts, rules sodomy 'not punishable by law', reports Daily Star.

Military court clears staff accused of unnatural sexual acts, rules sodomy 'not punishable by law', reports Daily Star.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 12:21PM

Male aggressors in El Salvador get prison, and masculinity class Country's courts focusing on gender-based crimes take a two-pronged approach to sentencing: punish and rehabilitate.

Country's courts focusing on gender-based crimes take a two-pronged approach to sentencing: punish and rehabilitate.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 10:36AM

Ukraine gears up to hold tight presidential election Sunday's poll will test the incumbent president for the first time since he came to power on a revolutionary wave.

Sunday's poll will test the incumbent president for the first time since he came to power on a revolutionary wave.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 08:27AM

Asylum seekers at US-Mexico border in limbo under Trump policies Some say the US dissuades migrants by making the asylum process in the US more bureaucratic.

Some say the US dissuades migrants by making the asylum process in the US more bureaucratic.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 08:23AM

Residents feel the heat as temperatures soar in western India Warnings issued across parts of northwest India as early pre-monsoon heatwave conditions set in.

Warnings issued across parts of northwest India as early pre-monsoon heatwave conditions set in.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 07:56AM

Some of Khashoggi's killers received training in US: WaPo report Projects under intelligence and defence partnership between US and Saudi on hold after killing, writes columnist.

Projects under intelligence and defence partnership between US and Saudi on hold after killing, writes columnist.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 07:47AM

Afghanistan floods kill dozens, worsen desperate situation Flooding caused by heavy rains destroys homes and leaves trail of devastation across seven provinces.

Flooding caused by heavy rains destroys homes and leaves trail of devastation across seven provinces.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 07:01AM

What is holding Indonesia's economy back? As Indonesia is on the road to becoming one of the world's biggest economies, we look at challenges facing the country.

As Indonesia is on the road to becoming one of the world's biggest economies, we look at challenges facing the country.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 06:50AM

Can Amnesty International fix its toxic work culture? Amnesty head Kumi Naidoo discusses bullying, discrimination and mismanagement affecting the organisation internally.

Amnesty head Kumi Naidoo discusses bullying, discrimination and mismanagement affecting the organisation internally.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 06:31AM

Pakistan battles to control inflation Saudi Arabia, the UAE and China have promised to invest tens of billions of dollars in Pakistan.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and China have promised to invest tens of billions of dollars in Pakistan.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 06:12AM

Australia plans tough social media law after Christchurch attacks Canberra wants legislation to prevent people from livestreaming violent crime and 'weaponising social media platforms'.

Canberra wants legislation to prevent people from livestreaming violent crime and 'weaponising social media platforms'.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 05:25AM

Russian trolls target Ukraine's election on Sunday Russian interference in Ukraine's presidential election is less of a concern than an expectation.

Russian interference in Ukraine's presidential election is less of a concern than an expectation.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 05:08AM

Philippines: War widows of Abu Sayyaf fighters suffer stigma More than four decades of continuous conflict has made Mindanao a region of war widows.

More than four decades of continuous conflict has made Mindanao a region of war widows.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 05:08AM

UK's Theresa May ponders fourth vote on Brexit deal MPs will try to agree on Monday on alternative Brexit plan that could command majority cross-party support.

MPs will try to agree on Monday on alternative Brexit plan that could command majority cross-party support.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 04:50AM

Knife crime: More stop and search powers for police

Rules on searches without reasonable suspicion are being relaxed to tackle rising knife crime.

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Mark Zuckerberg asks governments to help control internet content

Mark Zuckerberg writes an open letter calling for new laws to monitor internet content.

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Ukraine election: Comedian is front-runner ahead of first round

Petro Poroshenko is seeking re-election but the surprise front-runner is comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

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Earth Hour: Switching off lights to highlight climate change

Some of the world's most famous landmarks are plunged into darkness to draw attention to climate change.

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Brexit: Theresa May considers next step to break deadlock

Theresa May is under pressure from some senior Brexiteers to rule out a customs union with the EU.

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More adults seeking support for alcoholic parents

Thousand more adults are seeking help in coping with an alcoholic parent every year, a charity says.

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Paul Gascoigne among Spurs legends in final test game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Paul Gascoigne, Jurgen Klinsmann & David Ginola played in Spurs' final test event at their new £1bn stadium before its official opening on Wednesday.

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North Korea says Madrid embassy raid was 'grave terror attack'

Pyongyang calls for an investigation and says it is watching rumours that the FBI played a role.

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: 'Pitch up, pitch up!'

Details are emerging of the final moments of the flight, which crashed six minutes after take-off.

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Rolling Stones postpone North America tour over Mick Jagger illness

Mick Jagger's doctors have advised him not to travel.

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Thai baby elephants cheered as they escape mud pit

Six baby elephants who were stuck in steep muddy pit for two days are rescued by Thai park rangers.

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Firefighters rescue hundreds of people stuck in toilets

London Fire Brigade has also rescued 17 children with their heads stuck in toilet seats.

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The Papers: Tory 'civil war' over snap election idea

Sunday papers suggest Theresa May faces a backlash if she calls a snap election amid the Brexit deadlock.

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Your pictures on the theme of 'sparkle'

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "sparkle".

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US-Mexico border: Migrants held as Trump threatens closure

Migrants are forced to sleep outside as US officials struggle with a surge in asylum-seekers.

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When Drake turns up at your local club

Drake fans are delighted as the rapper plays an intimate aftershow set at small Leicester nightclub Republic.

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Hall of Fame honour for UK band who conquered the US

Keyboardist and vocalist Rod Argent and fellow singer Colin Blunstone were at the ceremony in New York.

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Tornado chasers face storm as lawsuit hits close to home

A lawsuit claims reckless behaviour by storm chasers before a fatal crash. Is there a wider problem?

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Minimum wage: How high could the lowest salaries go?

The UK's lowest-paid workers are getting a pay rise - helping everyone from bar staff to carers.

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US school shootings: Have drills gone too far?

One school apparently shot teachers "execution style" with pellets as part of a rehearsal for the real thing.

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Is there an Austrian link to New Zealand mosque attacks?

The main suspect in the mosque massacre was familiar with Austria's far-right scene.

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How Village People's cop Victor Willis aims to 'reboot' the group

Victor Willis, the pop group's former singer and songwriter, has overcome legal battles and rehab.

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Lyft, Uber, Pinterest: Are internet unicorns really worth billions?

Lyft is the first tech company to float this year but the $24bn business is yet to make profit.

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Brexit: Will flights be disrupted?

The EU and UK have agreed a plan to try to avoid disruption.

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Huddersfield captain 'empty' after relegation - how much worse can it get for Terriers?

Huddersfield captain Christopher Schindler says he feels "empty" after the Terriers were relegated from the Premier League following Saturday's defeat by Crystal Palace.

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‘We’re in the Last Hour’: Democracy Itself Is on Trial in Brexit, Britons Say

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College Student Is Found Dead After Getting Into a Car She Mistook for Her Uber, Police Say

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Joe Biden Accused of Touching and Kissing Nevada Democrat at 2014 Rally

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Keeping Up With the Kardashian Cash Flow

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The Incredible Shrinking Trump Boom

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Trump’s Order to Open Arctic Waters to Oil Drilling Was Unlawful, Federal Judge Finds

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The Dangerous Flaws in Boeing’s Automated System

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News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Week’s Headlines

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Is Poland Spring Water Really From a Spring? ‘Not One Drop,’ Says a Lawsuit

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Israel is trying to maim Gazans into silence Today the Israeli army is still using Yitzhak Rabin's 'break the bones' policy, and it does so with sniper rifles.

Today the Israeli army is still using Yitzhak Rabin's 'break the bones' policy, and it does so with sniper rifles.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 04:15AM

Ukrainian voters speak ahead of key presidential poll Before Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, voters speak to Al Jazeera about which way they will vote and why.

Before Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, voters speak to Al Jazeera about which way they will vote and why.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 04:08AM

Explosion, Taliban attacks kill dozens across Afghanistan Four students were killed by an explosion in Ghazni, while more than 30 security forces died in Taliban attacks.

Four students were killed by an explosion in Ghazni, while more than 30 security forces died in Taliban attacks.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 03:58AM

Fossil Site Reveals Day That Meteor Hit Earth and, Maybe, Wiped Out Dinosaurs

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Gaza rallies to mark 'Great Return' protest anniversary

The rallies on the border fence with Israel began a year ago and left at least 189 Palestinians dead.

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Facebook to consider live video restrictions after NZ attacks

Sheryl Sandberg promises to explore limits on who can live-stream video, following the NZ attacks.

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Venezuela's opposition leader says medical aid to arrive soon Humanitarian assistance has become one of the ways the opposition has had to pressure Nicolas Maduro.

Humanitarian assistance has become one of the ways the opposition has had to pressure Nicolas Maduro.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 03:44AM

BBC catches rogue traders selling black-market receipts

Traders filmed in a BBC investigation admitted selling up to £20,000 of receipts that could be used to cheat UK taxes.

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US asked North Korea to hand over all nuclear weapons: report Donald Trump reportedly gave Kim Jong Un a document in Hanoi calling for the transfer of nuclear materials to the US.

Donald Trump reportedly gave Kim Jong Un a document in Hanoi calling for the transfer of nuclear materials to the US.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 03:30AM

Ethiopia jet crash: Kenyan families hold funerals without remains Families that came to mourn hope that one day they may be able to hold a proper funeral for their relatives.

Families that came to mourn hope that one day they may be able to hold a proper funeral for their relatives.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 03:28AM

The male body positive Instagram influencer who ditched his six pack

Stevie Blaine, aka bopo.boy, struggled with an obsession over his body shape before a dramatic switch.

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Trump, Russia and the Mueller report: Is it really case closed? Russiagate skeptic Aaron Mate and Trump biographer David Cay Johnston debate the conclusions of the Mueller report.

Russiagate skeptic Aaron Mate and Trump biographer David Cay Johnston debate the conclusions of the Mueller report.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 02:23AM

In Ethiopia Crash, Faulty Sensor on Boeing 737 Max Is Suspected

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Gaza's Great March of Return protests explained Here's the backstory of the Great March of Return protests and the conditions that have brought Gaza to this point.

Here's the backstory of the Great March of Return protests and the conditions that have brought Gaza to this point.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 02:25AM

Israel's UN ambassador on Gaza: 'You have to retaliate' We challenge Danny Danon on Israeli air raids and ask if Israel plans to annex the occupied West Bank.

We challenge Danny Danon on Israeli air raids and ask if Israel plans to annex the occupied West Bank.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 01:58AM

Trump, Russia, and the collapse of the collusion narrative US media reflect on their role in promoting the Russiagate conspiracy theory. Plus, revisiting Ethiopia's media scene.

US media reflect on their role in promoting the Russiagate conspiracy theory. Plus, revisiting Ethiopia's media scene.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 01:28AM

Slovakia votes to elect new president Newcomer Zuzana Caputova - winner of first round of voting - is expected to beat EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic.

Newcomer Zuzana Caputova - winner of first round of voting - is expected to beat EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 01:12AM

Eurostar: Trains delayed by trespasser near St Pancras

Southeastern services are also affected by the incident near London's St Pancras International.

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Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique's Beira after cyclone At least two people have died outside hospitals with symptoms including dehydration and diarrhoea, says minister.

At least two people have died outside hospitals with symptoms including dehydration and diarrhoea, says minister.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 12:45AM

How the Great March of Return resurrected Palestinian resistance The march we started a year ago defeated our two biggest enemies: Palestinian factionalism and Israeli propaganda.

The march we started a year ago defeated our two biggest enemies: Palestinian factionalism and Israeli propaganda.

from Al Jazeera English March 30, 2019 at 12:33AM

Papery pyramid: A new look at the Louvre

French visual artist JR and a team of volunteers plaster paper around the Louvre's glass pyramid.

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Cyclone Idai: 'I hope help arrives soon'