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Death toll reaches 60 in Nigerian oil pipeline fire

Sixty people were killed after a fire broke out on Friday on an oil pipeline in the southeast of Nigeria, a spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Monday, up from the tally of 16 dead given by officials three days earlier.

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Qatar defense minister meets Turkey's president Erdogan: ministry

Qatari Minister of State for Defence Affairs Khalid bin Mohammed al-Atiyya met Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan in the presidential palace in Ankara, Qatar's Defence Ministry said on Twitter on Monday.

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Investigators inspect consulate where writer disappeared

The makeup of the investigative team that entered the diplomatic compound was not immediately clear

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Deadly catastrophes and the limits of human compassion

Indonesia is struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people and displaced 70,000. But why do ...

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White House shirks Saudi threat of retaliation in Khashoggi standoff

Trump's economic adviser says U.S. "energy boom" can "cover any shortfalls" if Saudis cut oil flow over missing journalist accusation

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King of Saudi Arabia will work with Turkey's president in disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Turkey have agreed their nations will work together in the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He has ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting first child

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child. The royal family broke the news on Twitter, shortly after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived in Australia. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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The hottest climate science in the world's coldest place

NASA's Operation IceBridge measures ice loss in Antarctica, and its effect on rising sea levels

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North-South Korea diplomacy flourishes, but what about the nukes?

As long-rival Koreas reach a new bunch of agreements, many see U.S. goal of denuclearization lagging behind

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Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain’s remoteness

Officials say it took two days to recover the battered bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world’s best, who died in Nepal’s worst mountaineering disaster in recent years

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Hostage situation plays out at major German train station

One of Europe's biggest train stations was closed as a man held a woman against her will, but police say suspect taken into custody

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He returned from Afghanistan to applause. Then he resumed his violent prostitution ring.

Xaver Boston ran a prostitution ring as he served as an Army Reserve military police officer, prosecutors said.

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Climate Diaries: Measuring Antarctica's ice loss from the air

Mark Phillips rides aboard NASA's "Operation IceBridge," a DC8 outfitted with equipment aimed at Antarctica measuring ice loss on the continent.

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With talks deadlocked, May says Irish backstop cannot derail Brexit talks

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Monday not to allow a stand-off over the so-called Irish backstop to derail Brexit talks, saying she believed a deal was still achievable in the coming weeks.

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EU's Tusk says 'let's not give up' on Brexit, but warns of no deal

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday the 27 states remaining in the bloc after Britain leaves must be ready for a no-deal Brexit, a scenario he said was "more likely than ever before".

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Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday "rogue killers" may have been behind the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and despatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet King Salman over the case.

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Cannabis college: Canadian students learn to grow pot

As Canadians prepare for the legalization of recreational cannabis this week, 24 students are becoming the first in the country to get formal ...

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France: 12 die in floods unseen in more than a century

Flash floods in southwest France kill at least 12 people

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Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy’s leader

The Russian Orthodox Church says it’s severing ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community after his decision to grant Ukrainian clerics independence from the Moscow Patriarchate

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Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat

A media report says that Ecuador has formally ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests

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Germany deports convicted 9/11 suspect home to Morocco

Germany has deported a Moroccan man convicted in Hamburg of helping three of the Sept. 11 attackers as they got ready to strike New York and Washington

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Egypt says security forces kill 9 ‘terrorists’ in Nile raid

Egypt says its security forces have killed nine “terrorists” in a raid on a cave hideout along the Nile River

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Germany's Merkel vows to restore trust after Bavaria election losses

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Monday to restore trust in her government after her conservative allies suffered heavy losses in a regional ...

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Bain Capital co-chairman pulls out of Saudi conference: source

Stephen Pagliuca, co-chairman at U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital, will not attend a high-profile conference in Saudi Arabia, a source familiar ...

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Saudi Arabia to hold investment forum despite key speakers pulling out

Saudi Arabia will go ahead with a major investment conference planned later this month despite key speakers and partners pulling out after the ...

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Russian Orthodox Church breaks with Constantinople in row over Ukraine

The Russian Orthodox Church said on Monday it had decided to break off all relations with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in protest over its endorsement of Ukraine's request for an "autocephalous" (independent) church.

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France says it could help North Korea denuclearize if it sees real commitment

France is ready to help in North Korea's denuclearization efforts, but Pyongyang must first show some detailed commitments and real desire to dismantle its nuclear and ballistic arsenal, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

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In frantic plea, Red Cross warns kidnapped aid workers in Nigeria may be killed ‘in hours’

“Speed and urgency are critical,” the organization wrote.

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