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Ivanka Trump discusses women’s rights with Europe’s most powerful women

Scattered groans and hisses were heard as the 'First Daughter' described her father as "a tremendous champion of supporting families."
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Pope ‘insults’ Jews by comparing refugee camps with concentration camps

Pope Francis, no stranger to lending his moral authority to a range of causes, was meeting with some migrants at the Basilica of St. Bartholomew in Rome.
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The “mother of all bombs” fades in comparison to US mini-nukes

In December, the Defense Science Board, submitted a report advising the Pentagon to invest in low-yield nuclear weapons that could provide “a rapid, tailored nuclear option for limited use.”
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More than 2,000 migrants try to reach Europe in one day

According to the International Organisation for Migration, nearly 32,000 migrants have arrived in Europe by sea so far this year.
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EU donates to Palestine and invests in Israeli gas pipeline

Some 71,500 Palestinian families will have their social allowances covered by the funds.
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Frontex accused of discrediting aid organisations to put off donors

Allegations by Frontex that donor-funded rescue vessels may have colluded with traffickers prompted Italian prosecutors to begin an informal investigation.
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EU extends Iran sanctions over human right violations

The European Union has extended sanctions against Iran by another year over what the bloc says are serious human rights violations.
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“US missile attack on Syria may lead to nuclear war”

The Russian legislator, Mikhail Yemelyanov, criticized US President Donald Trump as an “unpredictable and reckless” politician
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Egypt attack: Islamic terror strikes again on Palm Sunday

A bomb exploded in a church north of Cairo that was packed with Palm Sunday worshippers.
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Syria ignores US warning, regime targets Khan Shaykhun again

Loud explosions have been heard in central Syria, close to the site of Tuesday's deadly chemical attack that killed 86 people.

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