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Obama defends 'just' drones war President Obama defends the use of drones as a "just war" of self-defence against deadly militants, and a campaign that has made America safer. Details India soldiers die in Kashmir ambush Three soldiers are killed in an ambush by suspected militants in the Pulwama district of Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say. Details WHO urges sharing over coronavirus The WHO urges countries with possible cases of novel coronavirus to share information amid concern over patent rights held by commercial labs. Details US road bridge falls into river Three people have been rescued after part of a road bridge collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington, officials say. Details US Boy Scouts to allow gay members The Boy Scouts of America organisation votes to accept openly gay scouts, after a divisive campaign pitting liberals against some religious groups. Details Powerful quake off Russia east coast A strong earthquake strikes off the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's far east, but an initial tsunami warning issued by the authorities is lifted. Details Bombers hit Niger barracks and mine Suicide bombers target a military camp and a French-run uranium mine in north-western Niger leaving at least 20 people dead, officials say. Details Nasa to lease shuttle launch pad Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the Atlantis shuttle. Details Foul weather hits US tornado cleanup Recovery efforts in an Oklahoma city hit by a huge tornado are hampered by thunderstorms, as the first victim's funeral is held. Details Transition plan floated for Syria As Syria's main opposition coalition begins three days of key talks, its leader puts forward a transition plan for the country. Details US sanctions 'hit NK aid agencies' European aid agencies in North Korea say US financial sanctions are severely restricting their attempts to improve agriculture and nutrition there. Details New jewel theft hits Cannes festival A necklace reportedly worth 1.9m euros (£1.6m) is stolen during the Cannes film festival, the second such theft to hit this year's event. Details EU axes plans to ban olive oil jugs The EU drops plans to ban restaurants from using refillable olive oil jugs, after the idea drew criticism from consumers and European leaders. Details