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Unrest at Jerusalem holy site and two Palestinians killed in West Bank

Unrest at Jerusalem holy site and two Palestinians killed in West Bank Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem, and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including one troops said attacked them with a knife.
British MPs reject Brexit deal for second time

British MPs reject Brexit deal for second time Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time, pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 days before it is due to split from the European Union.
Venezuela gives U.S. diplomats 72 hours to leave, blames Trump for blackout

Venezuela gives U.S. diplomats 72 hours to leave, blames Trump for blackout Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Venezuela ordered American diplomats to leave the country within 72 hours after President Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. counterpart Donald Trump of cyber "sabotage" that plunged the OPEC nation into its worst blackout on record.
Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount

Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Singapore and Australia suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of their airports on Tuesday, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets of the U.S. planemaker' s latest model after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months.

Twenty-two civilians killed, including children, in north Yemen - U.N.

Twenty-two civilians killed, including children, in north Yemen - U.N. Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 22 civilians, including women and children, in a village in northern Yemen.
Venezuelan blackout hits oil exports, residents scramble for food

Venezuelan blackout hits oil exports, residents scramble for food Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

Much of Venezuela, including parts of the capital Caracas, remained without power for a fifth day, crimping vital oil exports and leaving people struggling to obtain water and food.
UK leader holds last-ditch Brexit talks with EU before vote

UK leader holds last-ditch Brexit talks with EU before vote Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to win last-minute changes from the European Union to her Brexit deal, a day before a crucial vote in Britain's Parliament that could derail the country's withdrawal from the EU — and cost May her job.
Algeria's President Bouteflika pulls out of race for 5th term

Algeria's President Bouteflika pulls out of race for 5th term Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his withdrawal Monday from a bid to win another term in office and postponed an April 18 election, following weeks of protests against his candidacy.
U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave

U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

 U.S.-backed Syrian forces launched an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of its self-declared "caliphate" that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria.
UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

An assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi under a dark cloud cast by the plane crash that killed 157 people, including 22 United Nations staff, many heading for the annual event.
Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case

Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed, as a Malaysian court dropped the murder charge against her in a case that drew suspicions of being a political assassination.
Netanyahu warns Hamas after Gaza unrest

Netanyahu warns Hamas after Gaza unrest Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas that Israel would not hesitate to launch a "large-scale operation" in Gaza, as daily exchanges with the Palestinian territory threatened a wider escalation.
Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak

Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

Frangeline is aged two but weighs no more than a four-month-old -- the terrible result of her battle with measles, which is cutting a deadly swathe through Madagascar.
Guinea-Bissau votes in hope of ending long leadership deadlock

Guinea-Bissau votes in hope of ending long leadership deadlock Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

Voters in Guinea-Bissau went to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament in the hope of ending a protracted leadership deadlock in a country that has become renowned for drug trafficking and instability.
Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157 Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

 An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said, and there were no survivors, according to the state broadcaster.
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