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South Africa's Ruling ANC Takes Clear Election Lead

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The ruling African National Congress (ANC) took a clear lead on Thursday in South Africa's first "Born Free" election, featuring voters with no memory of the white-minority rule that ended in 1994.  

Thai Graft Agency Rules Against Ex-PM As 'Red Shirts' Head For Bangkok

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Thailand's anti-graft agency indicted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for negligence on Thursday, a ruling that came a day after a court threw her out of office and could kill off any hopes she has of staging an electoral comeback.

German Lawmakers Decide To Quiz Snowden

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German lawmakers decided on Thursday they want to question former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden as part of a parliamentary inquiry into the mass surveillance of German citizens, which he exposed.  

Evacuation Of Rebels From Syrian City Of Homs

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The evacuation of rebels from their last stronghold in the Syrian city of Homs is under way.

Court Orders Step Down Of Yingluck

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Thai court has ordered prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several cabinet ministers to step down.

Ukraine Government Forces Reclaims The City Hall

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Ukrainian government forces have retaken the city hall in the southeastern port of Mariupol from Pro-Russia separatists.            

Philippine Seize Chinese Fishing Boat And 11 Crew Members

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Philippine police have seized a Chinese fishing boat and detained its 11 crew in disputed South China sea waters.

South Africa Elections Begin

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Voting is underway in general elections in South Africa as the country marks 20 years since the end of white-minority rule.

Snowden Being Manipulated By Russian Intelligence: Ex-NSA Chief

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Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who revealed the U.S. government's data collection programs, is now likely under the control of Russian intelligence agencies, according to former NSA Director, General Keith Alexander.

Yingluck defends herself in Court

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Thailand's Prime Minister has appeared before the Constitutional Court in Bangkok to defend herself against allegations of abuse of power.            

Abdul vows to eradicate the Muslim Brotherhood Group

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Egyptian Presidential favourite and Former Army Chief Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi has vowed that the banned Muslim brotherhood group "will not exist," should he win.  

Militiamen storm the Libyan government’s security headquarters

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Five people were reported killed and at least ten other wounded when militiamen tried to storm the Libyan government’s security headquarters in Benghazi.

Ukrainian forces attack Slavyansk

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Ukrainian forces attacked the rebel-held city of Slavyansk before dawn on Friday while pro-Russia separatists shot down at least one attack helicopter, killing a pilot, in a sharp escalation of the conflict.

Syria suicide bombing

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At least 18 people, including children, have been killed in two suicide bombings in the Syrian province of Hama

South Korean train crash

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Dozens of people have been injured after two trains ran into the back of another that had stopped at a station in East Seoul

Flight MH370 update: Full search may take up to a year

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A full search of the suspected crash area could take up to a year of the missing Malaysian airliner MH370

Ukraine crisis continues

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Ukraine's acting President, Olexander Turchynov, has admitted his forces are helpless to quell unrest driven by Pro-Russian activists in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

Militants attack Army Base in Afghanistan

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Afghan forces backed by NATO air power have repelled an assault by more than 300 militants including foreign fighters on an army base close to the Pakistani border

Clayton Lockett dies after heart attack

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A US Death row inmate in Oklahoma died of a heart attack after his execution was halted because the lethal injection of three drugs failed to work properly.

Australian wreckage claims on MH370

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The intensive aerial search for surface wreckage from flight MH370 officially ended Wednesday as the hunt was drastically scaled back, with ships also moving out of the remote Indian ocean area where the plane is believed to have gone down.