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29Mar/16

Brexit would not cause economic shock, London mayor tells parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson, a major figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, is quizzed by lawmakers on the economic pros and cons of a potential Brexit. Johnson claims there would no economic shock if the country were to break away.

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29Mar/16

Malawi struggles to host thousands of Mozambicans escaping violence.

Hundreds of Mozambicans continue to cross over the border into neighbouring Malawi as they escape fighting between rebels and government forces in the country’s west. The UN is increasing support to cater for a growing number of affected civilians.

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29Mar/16

Egypt says treating plane hijacking as a “real threat”

Egypt’s Civil Aviation Minister says authorities have yet to identify “equipment” from the hijacker of an EgyptAir flight that was diverted to Cyprus, but that the incident is being treated as “real threat” nonetheless.

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29Mar/16

U.S. drops legal action against Apple over encrypted iPhone

The U.S. Justice Department says it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asks a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist.

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22Mar/16

Controversial former Toronto mayor Rob Ford dies

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford, a larger-than-life political firebrand who gained global notoriety for admitting to smoking crack cocaine while in office, has died.

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18Mar/16
paris attacks suspect salah abdeslam

Most-wanted fugitive from Paris attacks arrested in Brussels – Hollande

French President Francois Hollande and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announce the arrest of Salah Abdeslam, the most-wanted fugitive from November’s Paris attacks.

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17Mar/16
Swiss watchmakers

Swiss watchmakers change tack to embrace smartwatches

Swiss watchmakers, who once dismissed smartwatches as short-lived gadgets, are now racing to grab a share of a fast-growing market

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15Mar/16

Mother Teresa to be made Roman Catholic saint Sept. 4 – pope

Mother Teresa of Calcutta, a nun who dedicated her life to helping the poor, will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church at a ceremony on Sept. 4, Pope Francis announces.

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15Mar/16
Bangladesh's central bank governor Atiur Rahman

Bank governor resigns after cyber heist

Bangladesh’s central bank governor Atiur Rahman has resigned after $81 million was stolen from the bank’s account at the New York Fed. As Sonia Legg reports, it was one of the largest cyber heists in history. Continue reading

14Mar/16
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie

Public confidence in sport shattered, says WADA president Reedie

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie claims public confidence shattered in sport.
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