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🇵🇭 Aftershocks rock survivors in Mindanao's Surigao

Thousands of residents of a quake-hit city in the southern Philippines sought refuge on the streets as aftershocks hit the region on Sunday, two days after a quake killed six.

People who had fled their damaged homes wrapped themselves in blankets and sacks for a second night, as they slept …

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🇷🇴 Anti-government protests continue in Romania

Thousands of protesters braved the cold to march in Romania's main cities on Saturday, marking the 12th consecutive day of protests against the government attempts to water down anti-corruption laws.

Saturday's demonstrations took place despite the administration backing down over a planned controversial decree which would have made abuse of …

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🇦🇺 Australia battles bushfires as heatwave continues

Australian authorities ordered the evacuation of some rural areas of New South Wales as bushfires, fanned by extreme heat and strong winds, raged across the state.

A heatwave saw temperatures hit record highs in some parts of the state, creating conditions that officials said were worse than those preceding Victoria's …

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🇸🇦 Saudi Prince Bin Nayef receives CIA award for 'counter-terrorism'

The heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honoured his contributions to "counter-terrorism" work.

Mike Pompeo, making his first overseas tour since being confirmed as CIA chief in late January, made the presentation to Crown Prince …

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🇮🇳 India's army kills four suspected rebels in Kashmir

Four suspected rebels, two Indian army soldiers and one civilian were killed in a gun battle in a village in India-administered Kashmir on Sunday, an army spokesman said.

"Four terrorists were killed and four weapons were recovered from the encounter site," army spokesman in Srinagar, Colonel Manish told AFP news …

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🇨🇭 Swiss referendum on citizenship after ☪️anti-Muslim☪️ row

Switzerland is holding a referendum on Sunday on whether to make it easier for third-generation immigrants to become citizens, after a campaign tainted by anti-Muslim messages and charges of religious prejudice.

But the outcome of the referendum, the latest in Switzerland's direct democracy system, has been clouded by the far …

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Inter 2-0 Empoli: Nerazzurri cruise to two-goal victory

Inter returned to winning ways in Serie A as goals from Eder and Antonio Candreva earned them a deserved 2-0 victory over strugglers Empoli.

Ivan Perisic and Mauro Icardi were both suspended after the tempestuous 1-0 defeat to Juventus the previous week, but Stefano Pioli's combination of Joao Mario, Rodrigo …

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Alaves 0-6 Barcelona: Blaugrana run riot in Vitoria

Aleix Vidal's horror injury cast a shadow as Barcelona ran riot in the rehearsal for the Copa del Rey final and gained revenge over Alaves with a 6-0 LaLiga victory at Estadio Mendizorrotza.

Luis Enrique's side were beaten on home soil by Alaves in September, but Barca's famed MSN trio …

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Arsenal 2-0 Hull City: Alexis at the double in controversial win

Arsenal returned to winning ways in the Premier League as Alexis Sanchez's brace secured a 2-0 victory over Hull City in a tale of two handball incidents at Emirates Stadium.

Sanchez scrappily manufactured a 34th-minute opener following a sustained spell of pressure, but diverted the ball over the line with …

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Manchester United 2-0 Watford: Mata and Martial seal win for hosts

Anthony Martial marked his first Premier League start in almost a month with a goal and an assist as Manchester United beat Watford 2-0 on Saturday.

The 21-year-old set up Juan Mata's opener in the first half before doubling the lead following a slick counter-attack to give the home side …

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🇦🇫 Deadly suicide blast in Helmand

At least seven people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide bombing in the capital city of Afghanistan's Helmand province, according to officials.

The bomber detonated an explosives-packed car next to an Afghan army vehicle as soldiers arrived at a bank in Lashkar Gah to collect their …

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🇺🇸 Trump's deportation force begins operation

U.S. immigration authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least a half-dozen states this week in a series of raids that marked the first large-scale enforcement of President Trump's Jan. 25 order to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegally.

That undocumented immigrants with …

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🇰🇵 North Korea conducts 🚀💣💥missile test

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, South Korea's military says, in the first such test since Donald Trump took office as US president.

The missile was launched at 07:55 local time (22:55 GMT on Saturday) and flew east towards the Sea of Japan for about 500km, South …

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