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Chinese president lands in Italy, set to sign Belt and Road deal

18 min 2 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Rome on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit during which he will sign an accord drawing Italy into his giant "Belt and Road" infrastructure plan despite U.S. opposition.
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Ferry capsize kills 72 in Iraq's Mosul - medics

24 min 35 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 72 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris river in Mosul in northern Iraq, medical sources told Reuters on Thursday.
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Israel's Netanyahu thanks Trump for Golan announcement

38 min 52 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he said it was time to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War.
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Ethiopia says U.S., EU, French teams helping analyse crash black boxes

41 min 43 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Ethiopian experts have begun analysing the cockpit voice and flight data recorders, the so-called black boxes, of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 alongside international investigators, Ethiopia's Ministry of Transport said on Thursday.
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German politicians split over bankrolling Deutsche Bank merger

55 min 24 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A political rift has emerged in Berlin over whether Germany should put its financial muscle behind a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, politicians and officials said, complicating a bid to create Europe’s third-largest bank and fund it.
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Trump says time for U.S. to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan

59 min 39 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War.
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Brazil's ex-President Temer arrested, threatening fiscal reform

1 hour 1 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in an investigation of alleged graft in the construction of a nuclear power plant, prosecutors said, threatening to delay debate over the government's ambitious fiscal reforms.
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Death toll jumps as aid workers fight clock to rescue more African cyclone victims

1 hour 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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FBI not properly assessing potential U.S. maritime terrorism threats - report

1 hour 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is not taking appropriate steps to review and assess potential maritime terrorism risks facing U.S. sea ports, the Justice Department's internal watchdog has found.
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Anti-graft campaigner tipped to win Slovakia run-off vote

1 hour 29 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Anti-graft campaigner Zuzana Caputova could win 60.5 percent of votes in Slovakia's presidential election run-off, an opinion poll showed on Thursday, an outcome that would stand in contrast to the rise of populist, nationalist politicians across Europe.
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Aid workers fight clock to rescue more African cyclone victims, death toll jumps

1 hour 49 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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At least 72 killed as overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris river

1 hour 51 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 72 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in Iraq, medical sources told Reuters on Thursday.
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Israel says U.N. Gaza war crimes report biased against it

1 hour 52 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Israel said on Thursday a U.N. report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the enclave's dominant Hamas group take action to stop anti-Israeli violence.
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World wants answers from Indonesia and Ethiopia crashes

1 hour 58 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Indonesian investigators described the panic of pilots grappling with airspeed and altitude problems in the last moments of their doomed Lion Air flight, as comparisons mounted to a disaster in Ethiopia and authorities queued up to question Boeing.
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France says nuclear deal no blank cheque for rights abuses in Iran

2 hours 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
France told Iran on Thursday that European efforts to keep a nuclear deal alive did not mean Tehran had a blank cheque to violate the human rights of its citizens, after lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh received a long prison sentence.
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Venezuela's Guaido says arrest of aide shows Maduro's weakness

2 hours 11 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said arrest of his chief of staff by intelligence agents earlier on Thursday was a sign of weakness by President Nicolas Maduro's government.
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At least 30 migrants believed missing after boat sinking off Libya - coastguard

2 hours 13 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 30 migrants are believed to be missing after their boat sank off the western Libyan city of Sabratha this week, a coastguard spokesman said on Thursday.
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Mozambique death toll rises to 242 after cyclone - minister

2 hours 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Mozambique's Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday the death toll has risen to 242 in the country, after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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At least 40 killed as overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris river

2 hours 24 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 40 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in Iraq, police and medical sources told Reuters on Thursday.
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Factbox: What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next

2 hours 26 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets have been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes in the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed nearly 350 people.
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What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next

2 hours 28 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets have been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes in the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed nearly 350 people.
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Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny of 737 MAX after crashes

2 hours 28 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing's 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of two accidents killing more than 300 people.
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Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

2 hours 39 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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Ex-Brazil President Michel Temer arrested in graft probe -prosecutors

2 hours 39 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in an investigation of alleged graft in the construction of nuclear plant Angra 3, prosecutors told Reuters, rattling the political class and threatening to delay a major pension reform.
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Boeing to mandate safety alert in 737 MAX software upgrade - sources

2 hours 40 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Boeing Co will mandate a previously optional cockpit warning light as part of a forthcoming software update to the 737 MAX fleet that was grounded in the wake of two fatal crashes, two officials briefed on the matter said Thursday.
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Venezuela detains top aide to Guaido in test of Washington's support

3 hours 5 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff during a pre-dawn raid, putting to the test repeated U.S. warnings that President Nicolas Maduro should not go after his opponents.
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Islamic State claims Kabul blasts - AMAQ

3 hours 9 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Islamic state claimed responsibility for several explosions in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed six people and wounded 23, the group's news agency AMAQ said on Thursday without providing evidence of its claim.
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Boeing to add extra safety alarm in 737 MAX jets - FT

3 hours 28 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Boeing Co will install an extra safety alarm in the cockpits of all its 737 MAX aircraft after intense criticism in the wake of two fatal crashes, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
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Kremlin accuses US of stoking tensions by flying bombers near its borders

3 hours 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Kremlin on Thursday complained that flights by U.S. nuclear-capable B-52 strategic bombers across the Baltic Sea near Russia's borders were creating tensions in the region, but Washington said they were needed to deter potential adversaries.
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Iran will boost defence capabilities despite U.S. pressure - Khamenei

3 hours 46 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Iran is determined to boost its defence capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile programme, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday.
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U.S. House intelligence panel holds Russia probe hearing next week

3 hours 47 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Thursday it will hold an open hearing and an interview with Felix Sater, a former business associate of President Donald Trump, next week as part of its Russia investigation.
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Anti-Bouteflika protests shake Algeria business community

3 hours 56 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
One of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's few remaining allies in the face of mass protests, tycoon Ali Haddad, is facing pressure to quit as head of Algeria's main business association, a move that would further weaken the embattled head of state.
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Victory over Islamic State to be announced after enclave searched - SDF

4 hours 10 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S.-backed Syrian forces were sweeping on Thursday through the final enclave that had been held by Islamic State fighters, and said they would declare the group defeated once a search for hidden mines and jihadist holdouts was complete.
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In sign of new dual rule, Kazakh leaders sticking together

4 hours 12 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Nursultan Nazarbayev remains omnnipresent in Kazakh politics days after his surprise resignation, hinting he will effectively retain a share of power with the loyalist parliament speaker who automatically stepped into his shoes.
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Pompeo, in Israel, says Hezbollah putting Lebanon at risk

4 hours 14 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday described the heavily armed Hezbollah group as a risk to their fellow Lebanese and conferred with Israel about the Iranian-backed militia ahead of a trip to Beirut.
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Explainer: Bouteflika at bay - Why protesters are taking on Algeria's ruling system

4 hours 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Protests that brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets in Algeria over the past month led President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to scrap plans to run for a fifth term.
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Khamenei says Iran will boost defence capabilities despite U.S. pressure

4 hours 44 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday that Iran was determined to boost its defence capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile programme.
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Ethiopia crash captain did not train on airline's MAX simulator - source

4 hours 50 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not get a chance to practise on his airline's new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.
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Venezuela's Guaido says intelligence agents detained his chief of staff

4 hours 54 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff following a pre-dawn raid, signalling that President Nicolas Maduro may be cracking down on the opposition's challenge to his rule.
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Indonesia seeks answers as Ethiopian crash comparisons mount

4 hours 56 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Indonesian investigators described on Thursday the panic of pilots grappling with airspeed and altitude problems in the last moments of their doomed Lion Air flight, as comparisons mounted with a disaster in Ethiopia.
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Aid workers rescue more African cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

5 hours 7 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
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Anti-corruption campaigner tipped to win Slovakia's presidential run-off

5 hours 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was projected to win 60.5 percent of the vote in Slovakia's presidential election run-off on March 30 in her first run for political office, an opinion poll showed on Thursday.
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Moldova's new parliament lacks majority, announces recess - lawmaker

5 hours 27 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Moldova's new parliament, which is convening on Thursday for the first time, currently lacks the majority it needs to appoint a speaker and a new government, senior lawmaker Eduard Smirnov said.
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Struggle for Algeria hits business community

5 hours 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
One of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's few remaining allies in the face of mass protests, business leader Ali Haddad, is facing pressure to quit as head of Algeria's main business association, a move that would further weaken the embattled head of state.
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Dutch populist wins provincial elections after Utrecht attack

5 hours 43 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
An upstart populist party shocked the Dutch political establishment by winning the most votes in provincial elections after a preliminary count in the early hours of Thursday, boosted by a possible terrorist attack this week in the city of Utrecht.
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Pompeo, in Israel, calls Hezbollah risk to Middle East stability

5 hours 47 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described Hezbollah on Wednesday as a risk to Middle East stability and conferred with Israel about the heavily armed, Iranian-backed Lebanese group ahead of a trip to Beirut.
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Air traffic volumes reduced in Germany due to software glitch

6 hours 19 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Germany's air traffic control (DFS) said on Thursday it had reduced air traffic volumes in large parts of the country due to a software problem in its control centre near Frankfurt.
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EU leaders to discuss stronger shield against Chinese influence

6 hours 23 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The European Union will weigh a more defensive strategy on China on Thursday, signalling a possible end to the unfettered access Chinese business has enjoyed in Europe but which Beijing has failed to reciprocate.
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Kremlin accuses U.S. of stoking tensions by flying bombers near its borders

6 hours 28 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Kremlin on Thursday said that flights by U.S. nuclear-capable B-52 strategic bombers across the Baltic Sea's neutral waters near Russia's borders created tension in the region.
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Water is now gold for desperate Venezuelans

6 hours 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Living with a scarcity of water is becoming the norm for many Venezuelans.
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Venezuela's Guaido says intelligence agents seize his chief of staff

6 hours 38 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had arrested his chief of staff following a pre-dawn raid, signaling that President Nicolas Maduro may be cracking down on the opposition's challenge to his rule.
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Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator - source

6 hours 39 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.
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U.S. military may join Mozambique cyclone rescue, aid agencies told

6 hours 44 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S. military teams could join the cyclone rescue effort in Mozambique, a representative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said, according to the minutes of a humanitarian meeting published on Thursday.
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Pilots searched for right checklist before Lion Air crash - investigators

6 hours 47 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Indonesian investigators said on Thursday the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Lion Air Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jet showed pilots were searching for the right checklist in their handbooks and were experiencing airspeed and altitude issues.
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Special Report: Forgotten victims: The children of Islamic State

6 hours 50 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The hallways of the Rusafa Central Criminal Court in Baghdad teemed with anxious toddlers on the days their mothers were on trial. Then they vanished again, into the women's prison, where they have lived for the past year and a half. They sleep on thin mattresses in crowded cells, bored, hungry and often sick. They are the foreign children of Islamic State.
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Prosecutors: Utrecht gunman had terrorist intent, other possible motives under investigation

7 hours 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A suspected gunman arrested for killing three people on a Dutch tram this week is believed to have acted with terrorist intent, and authorities are also investigating whether he had other personal motives, prosecutors said on Thursday.
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Venezuela intelligence agents arrest Guaido aide: legislators

7 hours 4 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan intelligence agents have detained Roberto Marrero, chief of staff to opposition leader Juan Guaido, legislators said on Thursday, in a sign of a potential crackdown by the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
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Cyclone puts 200,000 Zimbabweans in need of urgent food aid - U.N.

7 hours 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
An estimated 200,000 people in Zimbabwe are likely to need urgent food aid for the next three months after their district was hit by Cyclone Idai, World Food Programme spokesman Herve Verhoosel said on Thursday.
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Dutch prosecutors - Utrecht shooting suspect had 'radicalized ideology'

7 hours 33 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Dutch prosecutors said in a statement on Thursday that the man arrested on suspicion of shooting three people dead in Utrecht this week had a "radicalized ideology" but it was not yet clear whether he was motivated solely by a terrorist intent.
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Venezuela opposition legislator says he was not arrested by intelligence agents

7 hours 37 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan opposition legislator Sergio Vergara said on Thursday he had not been arrested by intelligence agents who raided his house before dawn.
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U.S. envoy blames Houthis for Yemen peace deal delays

7 hours 38 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The U.S. ambassador to Yemen blamed the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday for the stalling of a U.N.-led peace deal in the main port of Hodeidah and said the group's weapons pose a threat to other countries in the region.
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Pilots searched for checklist before Lion Air crash - Indonesian investigators

7 hours 40 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Indonesian investigators said on Thursday the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Lion Air Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jet showed pilots were searching for the right checklist in their handbooks and were experiencing airspeed and altitude issues.
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Venezuela intelligence agents detain Guaido aide, legislator: Guaido press team

7 hours 59 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Venezuelan intelligence agents have detained Roberto Marrero, chief of staff to opposition leader Juan Guaido, as well as opposition legislator Sergio Vergara, Guaido's press team said on Thursday.
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Exclusive: Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator - source

8 hours 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight was unable to practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.
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Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

8 hours 4 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Rescue workers extended their search in Mozambique on Thursday for survivors of devastating floods following a powerful cyclone that ripped through southern Africa a week ago, killing hundreds and destroying buildings and farmland.
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China urges U.S. to block Taiwan leader's Hawaii stop-over

8 hours 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
China urged the United States on Thursday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to stop over in Hawaii next week when she makes a tour of the island's diplomatic allies in the Pacific, adding another irritant to Beijing-Washington ties.
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U.S.-backed fighters say operation at last Islamic State enclave not over

8 hours 55 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters said they were still searching territory captured from Islamic State at its final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday and denied a report the jihadists had been finally defeated.
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In post-coup election, Thai rice, rubber farmers rethink old divide

9 hours 13 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
In the rice-growing heartland of Thailand's northeast, Kamol Suanpanya, 80, meets in the off season with fellow farmers at a community centre, where they discuss Sunday's election, the first after nearly five years of military rule.
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Reliance sends fuel from India, Europe to Venezuela to sidestep U.S. sanctions

9 hours 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
India's Reliance Industries is selling fuels to Venezuela from India and Europe to sidestep sanctions that bar U.S.-based companies from dealing with state-run PDVSA, according to trading sources and Refinitiv Eikon data.
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South Korea arrests two for spy cameras that livestreamed 1,600 motel guests

9 hours 45 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
South Korean police have arrested two men for using illegal spy cameras at motels to film and livestream videos of about 1,600 guests, raking in roughly 7 million won (£4,717) over the past three months, police said on Wednesday.
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