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Why New Zealand’s gun laws are being reformed

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that changes to the country’s gun laws following the Christchurch massacre will be announced within 10 days.

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Venezuela’s power failure adds fuel to opposition anger

Thousands of opposition supporters have marched to central Caracas, defying a government ban on rallies in the Venezuelan capital’s core and testing a heavy police presence as the country struggled to emerge from its worst blackout in recent memory.

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China says can ‘absolutely’ reach deal with U.S. on financial opening

China can “absolutely” reach an agreement with the United States on opening up its financial sector, China’s top banking regulator said on Tuesday, even as the country’s commerce minister admitted talks with Washington had been difficult.

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Maliki: will not tolerate “another Israel” with Kurdistan referendum

Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki has said he will not allow the establishment of “another Israel” north of the country through a referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence from Iraq.

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Venezuela urges US to stop "imperialistic aggression" — foreign ministry

The Venezuelan leadership condemns US sanctions imposed on military officials of the Bolivarian Republic and confirms that they are directed against those loyal to the legitimate authorities, the country’s foreign ministry said.

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High-ranking Iranian officials in China to promote Tehran-Beijing “Strategic Partnership”

Despite being targeted by increasing US sanctions, the Islamic Republic appears determined not to let its relations with non-Western powers to be affected by American policies.

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Guaido Gives Pro-Maduro Military 7 Days to ‘Take Side of Constitution’

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself the country’s interim president, called on the Venezuelan Armed Forces, supporting President Nicolas Maduro, to change sides, giving the military seven days to do so, in the anticipation of humanitarian aid arrivals to the crisis-hit country.

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IS resists ‘final push’ by US-backed force in eastern Syria

US-backed fighters in Syria say they are meeting fierce resistance as they attack the last enclave held by Islamic State (IS) militants in the country.

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Haftar’s forces gain control of Libya’s largest oil field

Libyan forces from the country’s east claim they have taken control of Libya’s largest oil field, as they battle rival forces loyal to the UN-recognised, Tripoli-based government.

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UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

The British government has cancelled a contract to ship goods to the country after it leaves the European Union with a company that turned out to have no boats and no experience running a ferry service.

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Syrian foreign minister in Tehran to coordinate post-war political moves

As the war in Syria is going to its final stages with the Syrian army retaking most of the country’s territories from the rebel and terrorist groups, the Syrian government has started intensive talks with its allies to form a plan for the post-war political process. Syrian foreign minister’s visit to Iran was conducted today in this framework.

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Rohingya Refugees Call For Justice As Angelina Jolie Visits Bangladesh Camp

Hollywood superstar and U.N. ambassador Angelina Jolie heard stories of abuse when she met Rohingya children and women at a refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh on Monday, authorities said, as she began a three-day visit to the country.

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Rescuers recover body of Spanish boy who fell down well

Rescuers early on Saturday found the body of a two-year-old boy who fell into a deep well nearly two weeks ago in southern Spain, triggering an unprecedented rescue operation fraught with glitches that had kept the country on tenterhooks.

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Maduro Announces Military Drills: ‘Armed Forces Make Our Country Unapproachable’

Venezuela will hold exercises in mid-February, during which its armed forces will demonstrate how they can protect the country during an invasion, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Friday.

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The Syrian army intensifies anti-terror operations with the help of Iraqi allies

While the United States is yet to introduce a clear timetable for its announced withdrawal from Syria, the Syrian army, with the help of its allies, has intensified fighting the terrorists in different parts of the country. In a latest development, Iraq’s popular mobilization units carried out anti-terror operations in Syria’s eastern regions.

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Dr M: Israelis should not come to Malaysia as countries have no diplomatic relations

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) has stressed that Israelis should not come to Malaysia as the country does not have diplomatic relations with Israel.

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