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Snowstorm, Deep Freeze Leaves Four Dead In U.S. South

Pic: ReutersATLANTA: A winter storm that caused at least four deaths in the U.S. South brought record low temperatures on Wednesday to parts of the region, where it coated roads with ice, snapped power lines and prompted schools to close.

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One Year Under Trump: 'Attack' On Climate Change Fight

Illustration by Jawahir Hassan Al-Naimi

Last week, a group of more than 100 members of Congress sent a letter to Donald Trump, calling on the US president to reconsider his decision to remove the threat of climate change from his National Security Strategy.

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Catalan MPs Meet For First Time Since Referendum Bid

For the first time since Catalonia's unsuccessful bid to break away from Spain, the northeastern region's parliament has met for the first time in a step towards establishing a new government.

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Fiji PM: 'We Are Losing The Battle' To Save Coral Reefs

Savusavu, Fiji - Coral reefs that sustain about one billion people worldwide will be gone by the end of the century unless urgent international action is taken to mitigate climate change, scientists say.

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Anti-Government Protests In Lahore Unify Opposition

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Islamabad, Pakistan - In a rare show of unity, major opposition groups in Pakistan have brought thousands of people into the streets of Lahore in a massive rally to increase pressure on the country's government.

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North And South Korea To Field Joint Ice Hockey Team

North and South Korea have agreed to form their first-ever joint Olympics team and march together under a "unification flag" at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Games next month.

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Palestinian Ahed Tamimi To Remain In Jail During Trial

An Israeli court has ruled to keep a prominent Palestinian teen activist and her mother in custody until the end of their trial.

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Suicide Bombing In Borno Market Causes Multiple Deaths

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens of others and wounded in a suicide bombing attack at a market in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, officials said.

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Ethiopia Frees Opposition Leader Merera Gudina

Prominent Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been released from prison after more than a year in detention.

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Exclusive: Trump Considers Big 'Fine' Over China Intellectual Property Theft

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States was considering a big “fine” as part of a probe into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property, the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China.

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