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Protests at Chinese copper mine in Peru continue after local leader freed

Reuters World News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 04:10
Peruvian police on Friday freed the leader of an indigenous community that has blocked roads to a major copper mine, but hours later arrested his second-in-command, accusing him of running over police officers while driving drunk.
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Israeli fire kills Palestinian on Gaza border: Palestinian Health Ministry

Reuters World News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 03:46
Israeli fire killed a Palestinian man near the Gaza border on Saturday, Palestinian Health officials said, as Israel's forces massed at the frontier ahead of a rally to mark the first anniversary of a surge of Gaza border protests.
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Abuse allegations leave Afghanistan women's soccer team in tatters

Reuters World News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 03:42
Allegations of sexual abuse of members of Afghanistan's national women's soccer team by sport officials have resulted in missed paychecks after sponsors pulled out, taunts and entreaties from parents to their daughters to quit playing.
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Afghanistan floods kill 17, worsen already desperate situation

Reuters World News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 03:39
Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday.
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Train company Eurostar suspends UK services due to trespasser

Reuters World News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 03:37
Eurostar, the company that runs trains between London, Paris and Brussels, said it had suspended all trains in and out of Britain on Saturday due to a trespasser on the line.
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Boost to India's ruling party from terror strike waning ahead of election: poll

Reuters World News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 03:25
The potential benefits accruing to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance from a spike in nationalist sentiment following recent clashes with arch rival Pakistan might be waning, results of a nationwide opinion poll suggested.
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