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Trump tweets ‘millions’ dead in Lanka blasts

Among the first to offer condolences to the victims of Sunday’s blasts in Sri Lanka, US President Donald Trump initially claimed incorrectly that “millions have died”.

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan arrives in Iran to talk security, ties

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on Sunday for talks set to focus on strengthening ties and countering terrorism, Iranian state TV reported.

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Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17

Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Sunday.

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Ukraine elections: Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy declares victory in presidential race

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won a convincing victory in Sunday’s runoff election, ousting incumbent President Petro Poroshenko, national exit polls showed.

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Tripoli forces push opponents back slightly south of Libyan capital: witnesses

Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have pushed their eastern opponents back on parts of the frontline south of Tripoli, despite the attackers flying overnight air strikes on the capital, witnesses said on Sunday.

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Ukrainian comedian wins presidential election in landslide

A Ukrainian comedian won the nation’s presidential election in a landslide, exit polls released on Sunday showed.

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Finland election: voters may pick first leftist prime minister in two decades

Finland may usher in its first leftist prime minister in two decades in parliamentary elections on Sunday, as voters worry over the future of their welfare system amid the rising costs of caring for a rapidly ageing population.

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UK condemns Israel over occupied West Bank plans

Britain on Sunday condemned Israeli state over plans for new settlements in occupied West Bank, Anadolu reports.

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American Airlines Grounds Boeing 737 MAX Flights Through June 5

American Airlines, a major Texas-based air carrier, on Sunday extended through June 5 the cancellation of Boeing 737 MAX flights as the jet remains grounded by US regulators.

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US calls for halt to Libya offensive as clashes rage

The US on Sunday appealed for an “immediate halt” to a military offensive by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, as fighting raged near Tripoli despite a UN call for a ceasefire.

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns amid Trump anger over border

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump’s bitterly contested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned on Sunday amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico.

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Former Maldives president makes comeback with landslide win

The exiled former leader of the Maldives has led his party to a landslide victory only five months after returning to the country, preliminary results showed Sunday.

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Japanese prosecutors ask judges to question ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s wife: NHK

Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question Carlos Ghosn’s wife in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday (April 7).

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets grounded right, left and centre. But not in US

A plane crash that killed 157 people in Ethiopia on Sunday has triggered groundings of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes across the globe, but the aerospace giant’s home — the United States — still allows the jets to fly.

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Theresa May battles to save Brexit deal amid threats to oust her

Theresa May was battling on Sunday night to save her Brexit deal and prolong her premiership, amid signs Eurosceptics could move against her if there is a delay to leaving the EU.

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Ghani flags off first Afghan cargo to India through Chabahar port

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday flagged off the first Afghan cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port in Iran which was inaugurated in 2017.

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