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    Mosul civilian death toll rises as residents face threat on two fronts
     29 March 2017
    As the battle for Mosul continues, there is growing outcry over the high civilian death toll, with many residents reporting intense coalition airstrikes that are killing and wounding families being held by Islamic State as human shields.
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    India v Australia: Furious Steve Smith appears to call Murali Vijay a cheat as series loss looms
    28 Mar: Australia skipper Steve Smith appears to call Murali Vijay a cheat after the India opener claims a catch in the final Test.... more
    The 'sand mafia' fuelling India's $120 billion building boom
    28 Mar: Foreign Correspondent travelled to the drought-stricken Bundelkhand region in central India to film underworld criminals at work, stealing sand — a resource that's now so valuable it's been dubbed "India's gold".... more
    Princess Haya of Jordan calls for political solution to solve Middle East 'chaos'
    28 Mar: The Princess of Jordan and wife of Dubai's Emir says the Middle East is in chaos and a political solution is needed to respond to the global refugee crisis.... more
    West will 'lose' if we outlaw Islam, Britain's Nigel Farage says
    28 Mar: Outspoken British political figure Nigel Farage says he does not agree with comments made about Islam by One Nation leader Pauline Hanson, saying it would be a mistake to outlaw Islam.... more
    London attack: Women gather on Westminster Bridge in silence to remember victims
    27 Mar: Dozens of women come together on London's Westminster Bridge to link hands in a silent vigil for the victims of last week's terror attack.... more
    UNHCR to refer at least 850 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru for US resettlement
    27 Mar: The United Nations refugee agency will refer at least 850 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru for US resettlement, but that is little comfort for one Rohingya family.... more
    Islamic State group could establish caliphate in the Philippines, Julie Bishop says
    26 Mar: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says there are concerns the Islamic State group could establish a caliphate in the southern Philippines, bringing the threat of terrorism right to Australia's doorstep.... more
    Battle for Mosul: US confirms coalition air strike in Iraq district where dozens were killed
    26 Mar: The US military acknowledges coalition aircraft hit a location in the Iraqi city of Mosul where dozens of civilians were reportedly killed.... more
    Justin Trudeau's #WelcomeRefugees policy to be assessed in live study
    26 Mar: A four-year study is beginning in Canada to assess the successes and failures under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's policy to welcome refugees from Syria.... more

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