1. Myanmar military airstrike: More than 100 people feared dead
- More than 100 people are feared to have been killed in Tuesday's airstrike by the Myanmar military, one of the deadliest so far in the civil war.
- Survivors told the BBC they have collected at least 80 bodies, but expect the toll to rise further.
- The United Nations has condemned the attack, which targeted a village in the north-western Sagaing region.

2. Europe migrant crisis: Italian state of emergency to tackle migrant boats
- Italian ministers have called a six-month state of emergency in response to a rise in migrant numbers crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa.
- The decision frees up 5M euros in funds and coincides with the arrival of 3,000 migrants in three days.
- A number of boats have landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa and the coastguard has rescued some 2,000 people since Friday.

3. New Zealand cabinet reaches gender equality for the first time
- For the first time, New Zealand will see an equal number of men and women in its cabinet.
- This comes after Northland MP Willow-Jean Prime, who is of Maori descent, was promoted as a cabinet minister.
- The country elected one of the world's most diverse parliaments in 2020.
1. Myanmar military airstrike: More than 100 people feared dead
- More than 100 people are feared to have been killed in Tuesday's airstrike by the Myanmar military, one of the deadliest so far in the civil war.
- Survivors told the BBC they have collected at least 80 bodies, but expect the toll to rise further.
- The United Nations has condemned the attack, which targeted a village in the north-western Sagaing region.

2. Europe migrant crisis: Italian state of emergency to tackle migrant boats
- Italian ministers have called a six-month state of emergency in response to a rise in migrant numbers crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa.
- The decision frees up 5M euros in funds and coincides with the arrival of 3,000 migrants in three days.
- A number of boats have landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa and the coastguard has rescued some 2,000 people since Friday.

3. New Zealand cabinet reaches gender equality for the first time
- For the first time, New Zealand will see an equal number of men and women in its cabinet.
- This comes after Northland MP Willow-Jean Prime, who is of Maori descent, was promoted as a cabinet minister.
- The country elected one of the world's most diverse parliaments in 2020.

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