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Gazans protest Hamas tax hikes for a second day

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
Hundreds of Palestinians have gathered in Gaza for a second day to protest against tax hikes by Hamas authorities that have made life even harder in the blockaded territory
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Foreigners among those targeted in New Zealand mosque attack

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 18:37 - [CET/Central European Time]
Initial reports indicate that several of those killed or wounded in the shooting rampage at two New Zealand mosques were from the Middle East or South Asia
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Spain fights cyberattacks, fake news ahead of key elections

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 18:23 - [CET/Central European Time]
Spain is joining Europe-wide efforts to fight disinformation and online sabotage with new resources ahead of national and European elections
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China diplomat: centers for Muslims there are "campuses"

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 18:08 - [CET/Central European Time]
A top Chinese diplomat says detention centers for Muslims in western Xinjiang province are "campuses, not camps" and insists they are set to be closed as a "training program" for the ethnic Uighurs is downsized
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Ringleader in London's Hatton Garden heist gets 10 years

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:58 - [CET/Central European Time]
The ringleader of a gang that stole millions in jewelry from a London safe-deposit storehouse has been sentenced to 10 years in prison _ four years after the audacious heist
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Ex-general challenging Israeli PM reels from hacking scandal

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:46 - [CET/Central European Time]
The main challenger to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his heated race for re-election is trying to play down an embarrassing phone-hacking scandal that erupted just as the ex-general is sliding in opinion polls
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WATCH: Ethiopian Airlines crash, Ash Monday celebrations, a building collapse in Nigeria

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:44 - [CET/Central European Time]
Here's a look at the top photos from around the globe.
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WATCH: Crashed plane's black boxes opened

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:34 - [CET/Central European Time]
The pilot's tense radio messages indicate that the flight that crashed in Ethiopia was immediately in trouble.
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WATCH: Youth stage worldwide strike for climate change

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
Students are walking out of school to demand action on environmental issues.
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WATCH: New Zealand mosque shooting leaves at least 49 dead

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:27 - [CET/Central European Time]
Authorities say the shooter was motivated by anti-immigrant and racist sentiments.
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Belarusian FM lashes out at Russian ambassador

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Belarusian Foreign Ministry has lashed out at Russia's ambassador, accusing him of showing disrespect for the country _ the latest sign of tensions between the two neighbors and allies
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Turkey's Erdogan renews verbal attack against Israel

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
Continuing an exchange of words with the Israeli prime minister, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Benjamin Netanyahu is "walking around with this stain" of corruption
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How New Zealand's gun laws changed after an earlier deadly shooting

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:56 - [CET/Central European Time]
The country reacted to their last deadliest shooting, but that was 29 years ago.
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WATCH: Pompeo denies derailing North Korea nuclear talks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:49 - [CET/Central European Time]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the claims from North Korea that he and National Security Adviser John Bolton derailed talks between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Vietnam.
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LL Bean pleased with 2018 performance, awards bonuses

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
L.L. Bean says sales edged upward over the past year, enough to restore bonuses for its 5,400 eligible workers
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Experts object to power concentration in new Hungary courts

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Council of Europe's constitutional experts say Hungary's budding system of administrative courts gives too much power to leading officials, with "no effective checks and balances."
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Cyprus' finance minister to leave post by year's end

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
Cyprus' finance minister says he'll leave the post he's held since 2013 by the end of the year
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Policy shift means uneasy wait in Mexico for asylum seekers

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:57 - [CET/Central European Time]
More asylum seekers are being forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court
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Cyclone cuts communications, power in central Mozambique

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:51 - [CET/Central European Time]
Cyclone cuts communications, power for some 500,000 people in central Mozambique
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WATCH: Small plane nearly crashes into traffic in Toronto

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:47 - [CET/Central European Time]
Officials say the two people on board were not injured.
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Czech police: ring smuggling migrants from Asia broken up

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:22 - [CET/Central European Time]
Police say they have broken up an international ring smuggling migrants from southeast Asia to western Europe
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Dutch detain 2 suspected of providing arms for Paris attacks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:19 - [CET/Central European Time]
Dutch prosecutors say police have detained two men in Amsterdam on suspicion of involvement in providing weapons used in the deadly November 2015 terror attacks in Paris
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US urges Albania opposition to act peacefully at rally

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:15 - [CET/Central European Time]
The United States has warned Albania's opposition against using or inciting violence at a rally this weekend
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Burundi children detained for scribbling on leader's image

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:52 - [CET/Central European Time]
Burundi schoolgirls detained for scribbling on president's image, parent and teacher say
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The Latest: Global reaction to New Zealand mosque shootings

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:46 - [CET/Central European Time]
Messages of condolence are coming in from Around the world.
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Mosque shooter a white nationalist seeking revenge

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:35 - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand mosque shooter who livestreamed attack says he is an Australian white nationalist
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Turkey convicts Australian-born IS militant on terror charge

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:34 - [CET/Central European Time]
A Turkish court has convicted an Australian-born Islamic State militant of belonging to a terror group and sentenced him to more than seven years in prison
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France repatriates small children from camps in Syria

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:33 - [CET/Central European Time]
France says it has brought back several French small children held in camps in Syria, as governments debate what do with the Islamic State group's foreign fighters and their families
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WATCH: News headlines today: Mar. 15, 2019

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:24 - [CET/Central European Time]
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Hungarian PM says his people want new leaders for Europe

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:08 - [CET/Central European Time]
Hungary's prime minister says his people want new leaders for Europe and a "fresh start" to halt the continent's decline
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Slovakia could get its first woman president in ballot

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:05 - [CET/Central European Time]
Slovakia could get its first woman president as voters elect a new head of state on Saturday
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Spanish government says Franco to be exhumed in June

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 14:04 - [CET/Central European Time]
Spain's Socialist government has set June 10 as the date for relocating the remains of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from a self-aggrandizing mausoleum to a more discreet grave in a public cemetery in Madrid.
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Mosque killer's rifles bore white-supremacist references

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:52 - [CET/Central European Time]
The self-proclaimed racist who attacked a New Zealand mosque conducting Friday prayers during an assault that killed 49 people opened fire with rifles covered in white-supremacist graffiti and listened to a song glorifying a Bosnian Serb war criminal
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AP PHOTOS: Britain's long, complicated divorce from Europe

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:29 - [CET/Central European Time]
Britain's love-hate relationship with the rest of Europe goes back decades, but the Brexit crisis gripping it today stems from then Prime Minister David Cameron's dramatic January, 2013 speech in which he promised an "in or out" referendum
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Survivors describe harrowing escape from attack on New Zealand mosques

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:28 - [CET/Central European Time]
There were at least 49 people killed in the attacks on Friday.
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49 killed in mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:27 - [CET/Central European Time]
The prime minister categorized the shootings as a terrorist attack.
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WATCH: Deadly New Zealand mosque attacks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:25 - [CET/Central European Time]
The nation's prime minister says it appears to have been a well-planned terrorist attack. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
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Push to defeat IS in Syria slowed by concern for hostages

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:17 - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S.-backed Syrian forces say their push to defeat the Islamic State group in its last, tiny bastion in Syria has been slowed by the presence of civilians and scores of prisoners held by the extremists
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EU targets 8 more Russians over naval incident off Ukraine

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:15 - [CET/Central European Time]
The European Union has imposed sanctions on 8 more Russian officials that it says were involved in the seizure by Russia of Ukrainian ships and crew in November
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WATCH: Investigation into deadly New Zealand terror attack

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on what authorities know about the suspects in the terror attack at mosques that killed at least 49.
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WATCH: Deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 49 people have been killed and police say four people are in custody in the attacks during Friday prayers. ABC News' Lana Zak reports.
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WATCH: New Zealand parliament member reacts to shootings

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:10 - [CET/Central European Time]
Christchurch MP Gerry Brownlee shares the latest details about the terror attacks at mosques that killed at least 49 people.
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WATCH: 49 killed in terror attack at New Zealand mosques

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:09 - [CET/Central European Time]
A gunman, dressed in tactical gear, appeared to livestream video of the shooting on social media, according to New Zealand police.
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Brexit uncertainty a constant worry for Brits in Brussels

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:51 - [CET/Central European Time]
Britons in Brussels are fretting about how their country's looming departure will affect their daily lives
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Russia lashes out at West for refusing take back IS fighters

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:51 - [CET/Central European Time]
A top Russian diplomat has lashed out at Western countries for refusing to take back foreign-born militants who have been fighting in Syria and Iraq
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WATCH: Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:38 - [CET/Central European Time]
The airstrike was in response to rockets fired at Tel Aviv from the Gaza Strip for the first time since 2014.
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WATCH: New details of final moments of deadly Ethiopian Airlines flight

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:37 - [CET/Central European Time]
The New York Times reports that controllers saw the Boeing 737 Max-8 tilting up and down and "moving unusually fast."
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WATCH: Across the Pond: New violence in the Middle East

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
Plus, U.S. and Afghanistan at odds over Taliban peace talks, and a sex scandal rocks the world of K-pop.
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Greece backs Bolivian leader's call for Venezuela dialogue

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:18 - [CET/Central European Time]
Greece's left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is backing calls by Bolivia for a negotiated settlement to the severe political and financial crisis in Venezuela
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20 dead, mostly children, in Nigeria building collapse

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:07 - [CET/Central European Time]
20 dead, most of them children, in Nigeria school building collapse; searching halted Thursday
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WATCH: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist attack at mosques in New Zealand

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:03 - [CET/Central European Time]
Four suspects were taken into police custody shortly after the shooting attack.
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NZ manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer's text

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:43 - [CET/Central European Time]
The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published is shorter and "more sloppy" than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2011, but expresses similar sentiments, a Swedish terror expert says
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The Latest: Hamas says agreement to restore calm with Israel

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:22 - [CET/Central European Time]
A Hamas official says an agreement to restore calm between Gaza militants and Israel has been reached
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The Latest: German official says Britain must have a plan

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:19 - [CET/Central European Time]
A German official says if Britain is granted more time to decide on Brexit, the delay needs to be used productively
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Europeans urge Russia to return to arms-control treaty

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:10 - [CET/Central European Time]
A group of European nations is urging Russia not to abandon a nuclear weapons treaty with the United States
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Defense seeks disclosure of Michael Flynn interviews

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
Defense lawyers for a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn want the government to disclose more of what it knows about Flynn's admissions to special Counsel Robert Mueller
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Survivors describe harrowing escape from attack on New Zealand mosques

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:43 - [CET/Central European Time]
There were at least 49 people killed in the attacks on Friday.
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Heavy security in Algiers for protests against president

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:38 - [CET/Central European Time]
Riot police vans line streets around Algeria's capital and a helicopter is circling as the country braces for what could be decisive protests against longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika
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May tries to save Brexit deal after vote to delay UK exit

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
British Prime Minister Theresa May is working to pull off an against-the-odds rescue for her European Union divorce deal, after Parliament voted to postpone Brexit to avert a chaotic departure in two weeks
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:17 - [CET/Central European Time]
AP Photos: Dozens are killed in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand; Malaysian court frees an Indonesian woman in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother; China holds annual meeting of its legislature
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Iran bans Boeing 737 Max planes from its airspace

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
Iran says it has banned from its airspace Boeing 737 Max 8 planes alongside other nations
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Police Commissioner Mike Bush says a man is charged with murder in New Zealand attacks and will appear in court Saturday

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:13 - [CET/Central European Time]
Police Commissioner Mike Bush says a man is charged with murder in New Zealand attacks and will appear in court Saturday
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New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says death toll has increased to 49 in mosque attacks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:10 - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says death toll has increased to 49 in mosque attacks
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The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines: Probe of recorders begins

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:06 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says French-led probe into flight recorders begins
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The Latest: UAE diplomat offers condolence on shooting

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:57 - [CET/Central European Time]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch calling it the "latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia."
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A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:38 - [CET/Central European Time]
A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade
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Pilot quickly called in Ethiopia plane emergency: NYT report

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
Pilot 'in a panicky voice' quickly called in Ethiopia plane emergency, New York Times reports
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Turkey's Erdogan condemns New Zealand mosque attack

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:26 - [CET/Central European Time]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch calling it the "latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia."
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WATCH: Meet the woman who will be the first black female to visit every country in the world

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:25 - [CET/Central European Time]
Jessica Nabongo has visited 158 of 195 countries so far.
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says national security threat level has been lifted from low to high after mosque attacks

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:09 - [CET/Central European Time]
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says national security threat level has been lifted from low to high after mosque attacks
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