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LAST_UPDATEWed, 29 Mar 2017 2pm

Bodies Of Missing UN Workers Found In DRC

The remains of two UN investigators and their Congolese interpreter who went missing two weeks ago have been found in DR Congo's Kasai-Central province, the government and the UN said.

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UK Students Face Disciplinary Action Over BDS Protest

Academics at a British university have condemned ongoing disciplinary action against two students accused of unfurling a banner in support of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS).

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Attacks On Nigerian Students Shock India

India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has promised an "impartial" inquiry into attacks on Nigerian students living in Noida, near Delhi.

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DRC Tense As Police Clash With Anti-Kabila Protesters

Congolese police fired rounds into the air and launched tear gas canisters to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters in Kinshasa on Tuesday after talks between the opposition and President Joseph Kabila's government fizzled out.

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Scottish Parliament Backs New Independence Referendum

Scotland's parliament has voted in favour of a call by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for a second referendum on Scottish independence within two years, but the British government has refused to discuss it.

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US 'Probably' Involved In Mass Iraqi Civilian Deaths

The top US commander in Iraq on Tuesday acknowledged the likelihood that the US-led coalition played a role in blasts in Mosul that killed many civilians this month, but said an investigation was under way and ISIL may also be to blame.

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French Elections: Hundreds Of Whirlpool Jobs Cut

In the run-up to the French presidential election, attention is turning towards a US-owned factory in Northern France.

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US: NYC Hit 'Fearless Girl' Statue To Remain Through February

The latest entertainment hit in New York is not a play, or a musical - it is a statue.

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White House Calls For Domestic Cuts To Finance Border Wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall.

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Turkey 'Spied' On Pro-Gulen Opponents In Germany

German Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere has said Turkey will not be allowed to spy on Turks living in Germany.

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