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US judge blocks part of Trump’s immigration order

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A US judge has issued a stay temporarily halting the deportation of visa holders or refugees under an executive order from President Trump. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit early on Saturday in response to the order. ...

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100 missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

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About 100 migrant passengers are missing in the Mediterranean Sea after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. The Italian coastguard, which is conducting a search, said eight bodies had been recovered from the water, and four people had ...

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Terror attack on Istanbul nightclub

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At least 35 people have lost their lives in an attack on a nightclub in Turkey, Istanbul’s governor has said. Among the dead at the Istanbul club is one police officer, Vasip Sahin stated, adding that it was a terror ...

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ISIS recruit arrested in India had visited Sri Lanka allegedly on missionary work.

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The Times of India reported that an ISIS recruit arrested in India had visited Sri Lanka allegedly on missionary work. Reportedly Abid Khan, a 23-year-old and a resident of Bengaluru, lived in a church in Banjar town in Kullu district ...

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The Russian ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov shot dead in public.

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The Russian ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot by a gunman in Ankara, where he was attending a photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed. “This is a tragic day in the history of Russian diplomacy, Russian ...

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160 killed in the church collapse in Nigeria’s Uyo

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Death toll in the church collapse in Nigeria’s Uyo has risen to 160 and the number is likely to rise. While cranes are still at work trying to lift the collapsed metal girders and corrugated iron sheets under which hundreds ...

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New Zealand PM John Key resigns

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John Key, the New Zealand Prime Minister and leader of the National party, has resigned in a decision that has taken the country by surprise. Key held a media conference in Wellington at 12.45pm local time, after informing the cabinet ...

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Islamic state changing terror tactice to maintain threat in Europe- Europol

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As the so-called Islamic State (IS) loses ground in the Middle East, the pattern of its recent terrorist attacks in Europe suggests that it has already adopted new tactics to attack the West. These developments are highlighted in the report ...

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Multiple aftershocks hit Christchurch after 7.4 tremor

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A two-metre high tsunami has been recorded in New Zealand after a powerful 7.4 earthquake hit the country’s South Island. Smaller but “very dangerous” waves had begun to hit the coast near Wellington after a gauge at Kaikoura measured waves ...

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“Impeach Donald Trump” – Protest against Trump

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Protesters took to the streets Wednesday in at least 10 cities to march against president-elect Donald Trump – and numerous college students and faculty leaders took to social media to announce support groups and even postponed exams. Protests were underway ...

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