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EU's Tusk Backs 'Long' Delay if Britain 'Rethinks' Brexit

EU leader Donald Tusk said Thursday that European capitals could approve a long delay to Brexit, in a last-ditch push to persuade Prime Minister Theresa May to change her negotiating red lines.   

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Eight Killed, 37 Rescued, in Lagos Building Collapse

Rescuers on Wednesday recovered eight bodies and rescued 37 people alive from the wreckage of a collapsed four-storey building in the Nigeria's economic capital Lagos

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What to Expect from Turkish Local Elections?

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be looking to score another victory in local elections on March 31.

But the party faces challenges from a more united opposition, a recession and fatigue among voters which experts say could translate into lower turnout.

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Venezuela Calls Public Sector Back to Work as Blackout Recedes

Venezuela's public employees were called to return to work Thursday after the government ended a nearly week-long hiatus caused by an unprecedented nationwide blackout that deepened widespread anger against President Nicolas Maduro.

Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez said in an address on state television Wednesday that Maduro decided the public sector would resume work on Thursday, although state schools would remain closed for an extra day.

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Boeing Black Boxes Flown to France as Jets Grounded Worldwide

The black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia were flown to France Thursday for analysis as the ban on the model went worldwide after President Donald Trump added the U.S. to countries that have grounded the aircraft.

France's BEA air safety agency confirmed it has received the recorders from the plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing all 157 people aboard.

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China Offers Venezuela Help to Restore Power

China on Wednesday offered to help Venezuela as it faces a crippling multi-day power blackout that President Nicolas Maduro has blamed on the United States.

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Britain Expands Airport Drone No-Fly Zones

Britain on Wednesday expanded the no-fly zones around airports in response to a spate of drone sightings that temporarily shut down some of London's biggest hubs.

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Niger Says It Killed 33 Boko Haram 'Terrorists'

Niger said Wednesday it had killed 33 Boko Haram "terrorists" and seized vehicles and weapons in an operation in the Lake Chad region in the country's southeast.

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Building Collapses in Lagos, Many Casualties Feared

A three-storey residential building collapsed Wednesday in a densely-populated part of Lagos, and local media said there could be many casualties, including schoolchildren.

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Turkey Arrests Danish IS Suspect Sought by Interpol

Turkish police have arrested a Danish woman suspected of joining Islamic State in Syria, a state news agency said on Wednesday.

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