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Judge says downing of MH17 ‘almost incomprehensible’ as murder trial begins

Judge says downing of MH17 'almost incomprehensible' as murder trial begins

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch judge described as “almost incomprehensible” the 2014 shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine that killed all 298 passengers and crew on board, as the trial of three fugitive Russians and a Ukrainian began on Monday near Amsterdam. Prosecutors Thijs Berger, Dedy Woei-a-Tsoi and …

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Islamists hurl stones and shoes at Women’s Day marchers in Pakistan

Islamists hurl stones and shoes at Women's Day marchers in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Islamists pelted campaigners with stones, shoes and sticks as they marched through Pakistan’s capital on Sunday to mark International Women’s Day. Women and men carry signs as they take part in an Aurat March, or Women’s March in Lahore, Pakistan March 8, 2020. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza Women and …

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U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico

U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ/EL PASO (Reuters) – U.S. authorities said they closed the busy Ciudad Juarez-El Paso border bridge on Friday after more than a hundred mostly Cuban migrants tried to cross in response to a court ruling suspending an asylum policy. Migrants, mainly from Cuba, block the Paso del Norte border …

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More than a dozen killed, hundreds injured as New Delhi riots overshadow Trump visit

More than a dozen killed, hundreds injured as New Delhi riots overshadow Trump visit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi, hospital officials said on Tuesday, as riots overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first visit to India.     The clashes, the worst in the capital since …

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Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran should increase its military might to prevent a war, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a gathering of air force commanders on Saturday, dismissing the U.S. sanctions on the country as “criminal act”. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he meets a group of …

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