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Macron’s party suffers setback in French Senate vote

French President Emmanuel Macron’s new centrist political party suffered its first electoral setback in Senate elections on Sunday in which the right-wing Republicans party strengthened its dominance in the upper chamber of parliament.

Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar: army

Myanmar’s army said Sunday it had discovered a mass grave containing the bodies of 28 Hindus, including women and children, in violence-wracked Rakhine state, blaming the killings on Muslim Rohingya militants.

New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

A new quake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday, suspending rescue operations to free survivors from the earlier, more powerful earthquake this week that devastated parts of the capital.

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano

More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday.

New Zealand leaders line up to woo kingmaker Peters

Both of New Zealand’s major political parties moved to open coalition negotiations with maverick MP Winston Peters Sunday after the country’s general election stalemate left him in the position of kingmaker.
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