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Colombia: Residential building collapse kills 20

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Twenty people died in the collapse of a residential building in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena, the mayor said on Twitter Saturday after a two-day rescue operation.

Trump invites president Duterte to White House for talks on US-Philippines alliance

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US President Donald Trump invited his Philippine counterpart to Washington in a "friendly" call in which the leaders discussed Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and their countries' alliance, the White House said.

Cuba: 39 on board killed in passenger plane crash

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A passenger plane Antonov An-26 aircraft crashed in Cuba reportedly killing all 39 people on board.

Modern-day ‘Silk Road’: First UK to China cargo train covers 12,000km in 20 days

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Laden with whisky and baby milk, the first freight train linking China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu on Saturday after a 12,000-kilometre (7,500-mile) trip, becoming the world’s second-longest rail route.

Philippines' Duterte gives China free pass over sea row

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte failed to condemn China's push to control most of the disputed South China Sea on Sunday after hosting a regional summit, handing Beijing a political victory.

On Trump’s 100th day, protesters demand action on climate change

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Thousands of people across the US are marching on President Donald Trump's hundredth day in office to demand action on climate change.

US Marines return to Afghanistan

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US Marines returned to Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand on Saturday, where American troops faced heated fighting until Nato’s combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban.

Half of immigrants held in US had no criminal record

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About half of the 675 immigrants arrested in raids across the US after President Donald Trump took office had either no criminal records or had committed minor traffic offenses, according to a media report.

Eurosceptic French PM if Marine Le Pen wins

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Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen announced on Saturday she would name a eurosceptic from outside her National Front party as Prime Minister if she wins France’s presidency in the May 7 run-off.

Nawaz Sharif fires top aide over leaks, army rejects move

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Beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday faced a crisis when Pakistan’s powerful army rejected his move to sack top aide Tariq Fatemi and demanded full implementation of recommendations by a committee which probed a story on a rift between the army and the government.