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In major shift, Trump says time for U.S. to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan 01:24 GMT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his re-election campaign.  Full Article   |  Video

 
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'We are one,' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence 01:52 GMT 

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - The Muslim call to prayer rang out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago.  Full Article  

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Blast at Chinese chemical plant blast kills 44, injures 640 02:16 GMT 

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China's Jiangsu province has killed 44 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public.  Full Article  

 
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