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Train crash kills four, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh

Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four people and injuring 65, officials said Monday, and a search of the wreckage for any people trapped was continuing.

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Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Quake Strikes Banda Sea Off Indonesia – Reports

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the powerful tremor hit on Monday Indonesia’s Tanimbar islands in the Banda Sea. There were no initial tsunami warnings.

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Egypt’s Morsi likely ‘more popular’ after death

Unpopular in power and deposed after huge protests, Egypt’s ex-president Mohamed Morsi could be humanised in the eyes of many Egyptians after his death in court Monday.

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Oil prices slip as trade tension, attack on tanker stoke fresh fears

Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week and sent prices higher.

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US deploys 1,000 more troops to West Asia amid Iran tensions

The United States said Monday it has approved the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, against the backdrop of soaring tensions with Iran.

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Trump Cuts Aid to Central America Over Migrants

The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

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China’s Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit in 14 years.

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Salvini Proclaims Italy to Be Washington’s Best EU Ally

Italy is the United States’ most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington.

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Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial

Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said.

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EU should resist US’ economic terrorism against Iran: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday said that the European Union should resist the “economic terrorism” committed by the United States against Iran and fulfill its obligation under the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Photos of travellers to US hacked in data breach

US Customs and Border Protection officials said on Monday that photos of travellers had been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber attack,” raising concerns over how federal officials’ expanding surveillance efforts could imperil Americans’ privacy.

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Yemen: Houthis claim attack on Saudi airport

The Houthis of Yemen launched multiple drone attacks targeting a military airbase in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern province of Asir on late Monday night, the militia said on its news channel.

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Why did a helicopter fly through NYC airspace in rain and fog? ‘We’re not sure’

The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan’s tightly restricted airspace.

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Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request

A Swedish court will hear arguments on Monday to decide whether prosecutors can proceed to request Julian Assange’s extradition from the UK, after a 2010 rape probe was re-opened in May.

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Crisis talks as Merkel’s coalition suffers new blow

Parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government are set to hold separate crisis talks on Monday, after her fragile coalition suffered a fresh body blow as the leader of junior partner SPD quit.

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