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Last Updated = Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 12:02 am SL Time

* Saudi prisoner 'executed and crucified'

Apr 24 (BBC) A Saudi prisoner has been executed and crucified, according to a statement by the country's state media. The man was one of 37 people executed on Tuesday on charges of terrorism. The statement added that the men were charged with "adopting terrorist extremist ideology, forming terrorist cells" and harming the "peace and security of society".
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* Myanmar top court rejects Reuters journalists' appeal

Apr 23 (BBC) Myanmar's top court has rejected an appeal by two Reuters journalists jailed on charges linked to their reports on the Rohingya. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years last September in a case condemned around the world.
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* India election 2019: Narendra Modi votes in Ahmedabad

Apr 23 (BBC) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cast his vote in his home state of Gujarat in the third phase of the country's general election. He led what appeared to be a roadshow on his way to the polling booth in Ahmedabad, the city he lived in during his 13 years as chief minister.
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* Philippines earthquake: Eight deaths reported on Luzon

Apr 23 (BBC) A powerful earthquake has struck the main Philippines island of Luzon, killing at least 11 people. The magnitude 6.1 tremor hit at 17:11 local time (09:11 GMT) on Monday, the Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reports.
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