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Riot police charge demonstrators during clashes in Managua, Nicaragua | AP
More than 20 dead in Nicaragua protests: Rights group

On Friday, the government put the number of people killed in two days of protests in the capital Managua and other cities at 10, the last official figure.

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A relative of a victim cries outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul. (AP)
Timeline of attacks in Kabul in 2018

A suicide bomb in Kabul on Sunday killed 57 people and wounded 119 others.

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IMF chief Christine Lagarde (Photo | Reuters)
International Monetary Fund unveils new corruption policy for member states

The new policy also tackles how rich countries contribute to corruption in the developing world by failing to prevent bribery and money laundering or by allowing anonymous corporate ownership.

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Top Bangladeshi woman cricketer caught with methamphetamine pills, arrested

One of Bangladesh's top female cricketers could be jailed for life after being caught with 14,000 methamphetamine pills.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (File photo | AP)
Greek president Prokopis Pavlopoulos rejects soldier swap with Turkey

Pavlopoulos ruled out the potential swap after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his government would consider the Greek soldiers' case if Athens extradited the Turkish soldiers.

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Due to heavy rains, the tributaries of the river Brahmaputra overflowed causing floods in Assam in 2017. (File photo | AP)
China agrees to share data on Brahmaputra, Sutlej rivers: Sushma Swaraj

The sharing of hydrological data is crucial to predict floods in India's northeast region, prone to natural calamities.

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Opposition demonstrators march to protest former president Serzh Sarkisian's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia. (AP)
Four reasons why Armenians are protesting against their new Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian

Thousands of people in Armenia have been protesting for 10 days against ex-president Serzh Sarkisian taking up a new position as premier with sweeping powers.

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Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian, left, with protest leader Nikol Pashinian (AP)
With protests against Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian escalating, here is all you need to know about the country's troubled history

Armenia is facing a deepening political crisis, after talks between Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian and protest leader Nikol Pashinyan failed.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. (Twitter | Raveesh Kumar)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses India-China ties

Sushma Swaraj today met Wang Yi and discussed a host of bilateral issues and ways to step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.

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PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. (File Photo: Twitter via @MEAIndia)
PM Modi to visit China on April 27 for summit talks with President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping and Modi will hold a summit meeting in Wuhan city in China from April 27 to 28 to improve bilateral relations.

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Malaysia carries out autopsy on Palestinian gunned down in hit by Israel's 'Mossad'

An autopsy was being carried out Sunday on the body of a Palestinian professor who was gunned down in what his family claim was an assassination by Israel's Mossad spy agency.

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Nude gunman kills three at Tennessee restaurant in US

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee.

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Police block demonstrators gathered to protest former president Serzh Sarkisian's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan. (AP)
Police deny Armenia protest leader Nikol Pashinyan arrested in clashes

Armenian police said protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was forcibly taken from a protest rally, dismissing reports of his arrest as riot police and demonstrators clashed in Yerevan.

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Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian, left, gestures as he leaves a meeting with protest leader Nikol Pashinyan, right, in Yerevan. (AP)
Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian storms out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia's political turmoil deepened as Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian stormed out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who was later forcibly removed from a protest.

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Pakistan Pashtun activists vow to hold banned Lahore rally against abuse by military

Pakistan's Pashtun Protection Movement has rattled the powerful military with a nationwide campaign calling for an end to extrajudicial killings, disappearances and other abuses.

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Saudi Arabia finalises drone regulation after security alarm

The statement comes a day after the kingdom said it shot down an unidentified toy drone that hovered over a neighbourhood home to royal palaces in the capital Riyadh.

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French police forces (File photo | AP)
France's Mont Saint Michel evacuated as man threatens police

Authorities on Sunday evacuated Mont Saint Michel, one of France's busiest tourist sites, and were searching for a suspect who allegedly threatened to attack local security forces.

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Israel says 15 Hamas operatives arrested in West Bank raid

The raid comes after Hamas accused Israel of assassinating one of its men in Malaysia and amid a wave of mass protests along the Gaza border that have turned violent.

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Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears

The issue of fake users is hugely sensitive for Twitter because a crackdown could severely dent its roughly 330 million audience -- the company's main selling point.

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Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron (FILE | AP)
Can Macron's White House visit save the Iran deal?

Trump is due to decide by May 12 whether talks with Paris, Berlin and London on tougher anti-Iran measures have advanced far enough.

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Russia President Vladimir Putin | AP
G7 ministers meet against backdrop of Russia stand-off

G7 capitals are worried about Russia's support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime in his country's brutal civil war and alleged attempt to kill a defector with a nerve agent on Russian

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