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April 22, 2019

First Line News Articles for Monday, April 22 2019

World

UN says death toll from fighting over Libya’s capital at 254

The U.N. health agency says at least 34 more people have died in fighting for control of Libya’s capital over the past two days, bringing the total to 254 dead so far, including civilians.

Colombia landslide: At least 17 killed and five injured

At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say.

Earthquake hits Philippines, thousands flee area near Manila

Officials say that earthquake was not strong enough to trigger a tsunami or cause widespread damage.

Sudan delegation to visit U.S. to discuss lifting of terrorism listing: SUNA

A Sudanese delegation will visit the United States soon to discuss Sudan’s removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, state news agency SUNA reported on Sunday.

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has scored a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election.

U.S. carves out exceptions for foreigners dealing with Revolutionary Guards

The United States has largely carved out exceptions so that foreign governments, firms and NGOs do not automatically face U.S. sanctions for dealing with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards