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Death Toll Rises To Nine In Collapsed Lagos School Building
March 14, 2019
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Death Toll Rises To Nine In Collapsed Lagos School Building

LAGOS: Another body has been recovered from the rubble of a building housing a school that collapsed in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, rescue workers said Thursday, taking the death toll to nine. “We worked through the night and one body was recovered,” the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency...

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‘No Vaccine, No School’ Policy: Italy Rejects 300 Pupils
March 13, 2019
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‘No Vaccine, No School’ Policy: Italy Rejects 300 Pupils

ROME: Around 300 children in Bologna, Italy, were not eligible to attend kindergarten this week because a temporary measure relaxing vaccination requirements expired and a previous, stricter law returned to force. Dozens of other children across Italy were also likely to be affected, said Mario Rusconi, president of the...

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Kim Jong Nam Murder Case: Siti Aisyah Now Back In Indonesia
March 12, 2019
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Kim Jong Nam Murder Case: Siti Aisyah Now Back In Indonesia

JAKARTA: The Indonesian woman, freed from accusation of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has returned home yesterday evening. Discharged without being acquitted in the murder case by Shah Alam High Court yesterday, Siti Aisyah, 27, arrived at Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport in Jakarta, at...

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At Least 19 UN-Affiliated Personnel Killed In Ethiopian Crash
March 11, 2019
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At Least 19 UN-Affiliated Personnel Killed In Ethiopian Crash

UNITED NATIONS, United States: At least 19 affiliated with the United Nations were among those killed in the crash Sunday of an Ethiopian Airlines jet near Addis Ababa, according to the UN migration agency chief. Authorities said all 157 people on board were killed when the Boeing 737 crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis...

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World’s Celebrities Gather For Wedding Of India’s Richest Man’s Son
March 10, 2019
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World’s Celebrities Gather For Wedding Of India’s Richest Man’s Son

NEW DELHI: Global celebrities including film stars, company executives, politicians and sports personalities descended on Mumbai on Saturday for the wedding celebrations of the son of India’s wealthiest man and Reliance Industries boss, Mukesh Ambani. Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, former British prime minister...

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Bird Collision Crashes Indian Jet Near Pakistan Border
March 09, 2019
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Bird Collision Crashes Indian Jet Near Pakistan Border

NEW DELHI: An Indian fighter jet crashed Friday in desert close to the border with Pakistan — not after a dogfight with enemy planes but a collision with a bird, the air force said. Tensions are running high following tit-for-tat air strikes and an aerial dogfight between the nuclear-armed Asian nations over the disputed...

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Five Years On, Five Theories About MH370’s Disappearance
March 08, 2019
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Five Years On, Five Theories About MH370’s Disappearance

KUALA LUMPUR: On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, triggering the biggest hunt in aviation history. Only a few fragments of the jet have been found, all on western Indian Ocean shores, and search efforts ended last year. The disappearance has spawned a host of...

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Two Children Die As Migrant Boat Sinks
March 07, 2019
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Two Children Die As Migrant Boat Sinks

ATHENS: Two children were among three people that died early Thursday when a migrant boat sank near the Greek island of Samos, the coastguard said. At least 12 people including one more child are believed to have been in the boat. The two children died shortly after being rescued, while the body of a man was recovered shortly...

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