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Families Of Victims Of Christmas Island Shipwreck Sue Australia

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Relatives of dozens of asylum seekers who were killed in a shipwreck off Christmas Island in 2010 have launched a legal case against Australia.  

Forces In Iraq Have Engaged In Heavy Clashes With Sunni Islamist Militants

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Iraqi government forces are engaged in heavy clashes with Sunni Islamist militants who have made major advances in the past week.

Malaysian Flight MH370: Inmarsat Yet To Get To Its Supposed Crash Site

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The UK satellite company Inmarsat says the search for the missing Malaysia airlines jet has yet to go to the area its scientists think is the plane's most likely crash site.  

Britain Intends To Re-Open It's Embassy In Tehran, Iran

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Foreign secretary, William Hague has said he intends to re-open Britain's embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Gazprom: Ukraine Now Have To Pay Upfront For Gas Supplies

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Russia's gas firm Gazprom says Ukraine will now have to pay up front for any future Russian gas supplies, after Kiev failed to pay its huge debts.

IRAQ: U.S May Discuss With Iran On Conflict

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United states officials say Washington is considering direct talks with Iran, on the security situation in Iraq. The move comes as us president Barack Obama weighs up options on action to take in Iraq.

MALAYSIA MH370: Victim Relatives Gather's For Prayers

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Relatives of those missing on Malaysia airlines flight MH370 gathered in Beijing to pray for their loved ones as they marked 100 days since the plane vanished. The families said they would pray for the return of their loved ones, adding that they just wanted to know the truth of how the jet disappeared.

At Least 3 Dead And 78 Injured In Religious Clash In Southern Sri Lanka

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At least 3 Muslims have been killed and 78 others seriously injured in overnight clashes with hardline Buddhists in Southern Sri Lanka.

At Least 48 People Dead In Fresh Kenya Attack

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At least 48 people have died after suspected Islamist militants attacked hotels and a police station in a Kenyan coastal town.

SOUTH KOREA: Prime Minister Apologizes Over Wartime Sex Slaves

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South Korea’s Prime Minister designate Jung Hong Won has apologized for an article he wrote in 2005 about wartime sex slaves.

General Haftar launches A Fresh Assault On Islamist Militants In Benghazi

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Fresh clashes broke out in Benghazi Sunday after a rogue General launched a fresh assault on Islamist militants.

Michael Schumacher Out Of Danger

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Former formula one world champion, Michael Schumacher has been moved from an intensive care unit to a rehabilitation world as he continues his recovery from severe brain injuries in a Grenoble hospital.

ACC Accuses 17 People Of Breaching Regulations Over Bangladesh Building Collapse

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Bangladesh’s anti-corruption commission (ACC) has filed a case with local police accusing 17 people of breaching regulations over a building collapse that killed over 1,130 garment workers last year.

Typhoon Hagibis Hits South China's Coastal City Of Shantou

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This year's first typhoon Hagibis made its landfall Sunday on south China's coastal city of Shantou, packing gales of 23 meters per second at per second.

Indian's Prime Minister Pays Visit To Bhutan

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India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi began a two-day goodwill visit to Bhutan on Sunday.

Colombians Votes In A Run Off Between President Santos And Zuluaga

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Colombians are about now voting in a run off election between the incumbent President and a conservative rival.

Somalia's Al-Shabab Militants Impose Dress Code

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Somalia's Al-Shabab militants have rounded up about 100 women and ordered them to comply with a strict Islamic dress code or risk being whipped.

European Commission To Open Investigation Into Apple For Tax Agreements

4 years ago /

The European Commission is to open a formal investigation into Apple, Starbucks and Fiat in relation to tax arrangements with three EU countries.

US Safety Regulators: GM No Longer Has To Pay $7000 Daily Fine

4 years ago /

US safety regulators said that General Motors company no longer has to pay a $7,000 daily fine for its failure to supply required documents about the defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

China Dismiss Japan's Protest Concerning 'Comfort Women'

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China on Wednesday dismissed Japan’s protest against Beijing’s application for the inclusion of the 1937 Nanjing massacre and the "comfort women" forced to work in wartime military brothels in a UNESCO programme as unreasonable.