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Florida school shooting: Students to march on Washington

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOn Saturday student Emma Gonzalez, an organiser of the march, told lawmakers: “Shame on you!” Young survivors of Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida have announced a national march on Washington to demand political action on gun control. Students organisers told US media …

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Dagestan church shooting leaves four dead in Kizlyar

Four people have been killed in a shooting at a Christian church in the Russian republic of Dagestan. Four others were also injured in the shooting, Russia’s interior ministry said. An unknown shooter fired at people leaving an evening service in the city of Kizlyar, Russia’s Tass news agency said. …

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Latvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption force

Image copyright Reuters Image caption No official reason has yet been given for Mr Rimsevics’ detention The head of Latvia’s central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics, has been detained by the country’s anti-corruption agency. His home and offices at the Bank of Latvia were both raided by officers. The country’s Corruption Prevention …

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Malaysia wishes wrong New Year with a barking rooster

Image copyright AFP Image caption The barking rooster appeared in Chinese-language newspapers The Malaysian government is facing ridicule after it took out a full-page advert to celebrate the Lunar New Year – featuring a barking rooster. The Year of the Rooster – based on the Chinese zodiac – has just …

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Israel Gaza: Air strikes follow bomb blast on Gaza border

Image copyright AFP Image caption Palestinians at the site of one Israeli air strike near Gaza City The Israeli military has carried out a number of strikes against Palestinian positions overnight in the Gaza Strip. They came in response to a bomb attack on Saturday which wounded four Israeli soldiers. …

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Israel’s Netanyahu attacks ‘dangerous Iranian tiger’

Israel’s prime minister has launched a stinging attack on Iran, telling a security conference in Munich it is the “greatest threat to our world”. Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would “not allow Iran’s regime to put a noose of terror around our neck”. Mr Netanyahu drew a parallel between the 1938 …

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Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains

A passenger plane carrying around 60 people has crashed in a mountainous area of central Iran, local media report. The plane came down near the city of Semirom in Isfahan province while flying between Tehran and Yasuj, reports say. “All emergency forces are on alert,” an emergency services spokesman said. …

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Israel rebukes Poland PM for ‘Jewish perpetrators’ remark

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Polish prime minister has not responded publicly to Israeli criticism Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has sharply rebuked his Polish counterpart for saying that Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust. He said the remarks by Mateusz Morawiecki at the Munich Security Conference …

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Florida school shooting: Trump slams FBI over attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday’s attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. He said the agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the …

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