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Third New Zealand-Bangladesh test cancelled after shooting at mosque

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March 15, 2019 10:08 am

The third cricket test between New Zealand and Bangladesh has been canceled in the wake of a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch on Friday. The visiting team narrowly a...


Gunman opens fire at mosque in New Zealand ; Bangladesh cricket team members reported unharmed

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March 15, 2019 08:16 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand police were hunting “an active shooter” in the center of Christchurch city on Friday after a gunman opened fire at a mosque inflic...


Boeing faces crisis with worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jetliners

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March 14, 2019 02:51 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States grounded Boeing Co’s money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft on Wednesday over safety fears after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that k...


Canadian family loses three generations in Ethiopian plane crash

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March 14, 2019 11:12 am

TORONTO (Reuters) - Three generations of a Canadian family were among the 157 people who perished when Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 crashed on Sunday, a relative confirmed o...


Users worldwide facing issues with Gmail and Google Drive

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March 13, 2019 12:31 pm

Users worldwide are reporting that they are facing issues with Gmail and Google Drive as many are unable to even send emails. According to website Outage.Report, users i...


Malaysia to decide fate of Malaysia Airlines 'soon', PM says

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March 12, 2019 11:02 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The Malaysian government is considering whether to shut, sell or refinance national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAB), Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad sai...


N. Korea 'missile launch' plans under scrutiny as concern mounts

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March 11, 2019 06:41 pm

South Korea's military said Monday it was closely monitoring North Korean facilities after a series of satellite images triggered international alarm that Pyongyang might be...


Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in Baku after bomb threat: RIA

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March 11, 2019 06:26 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Ural Airlines passenger plane carrying 225 people bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in Baku on Monday after the cabin crew thought there might be a...


Malaysia frees Indonesian woman accused of Kim Jong Nam's poisoning

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March 11, 2019 06:16 pm

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian cou...


Chinese carriers, Ethiopian Airlines halt use of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after crash

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March 11, 2019 06:12 pm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s aviation regulator on Monday grounded nearly 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by its airlines, more than a quarter of the glo...




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UNHRC approves SL's two-year extension request to implement human rights reforms

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