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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of an Irishman in Tanzania, a crashed plane in Indonesia and the CAO points system had people talking.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

16/8/2015 Ned Lanagan from Kilkenny listens to the Ned Lanagan from Kilkenny listens to the music on the street at the Fleadh Cheoil. Mark Stedman / RollingNews.ie Mark Stedman / RollingNews.ie / RollingNews.ie

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WORLD

Indonesia Plane Relatives of passengers on the crashed Trigana Air Service flight stand in front of its closed offices at Sentani airport in Jayapura, Papua province. Associated Press Associated Press

#INDONESIA: 54 people were killed when a plane crashed.

#FRANCE: A manhunt was launched after a police officer was shot at a government building.

#CHINA: It emerged the massive factory explosion contained tonnes of cyanide.

#UNITED STATES: A glitch that caused more than 400 flights to be cancelled was fixed.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

This colourblind man was given special glasses to help him see colours for his birthday. He decided to try them out for the first time on a beach at sunset and it was an emotional experience.

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