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Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills Eight And Injured Many

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A suicide bomber has killed at least eight military officers in an attack on an Air Force bus in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.

Cargo Plane Crashes In Kenya

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A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building shortly after take-off from an airport in Nairobi, Kenya, early Wednesday, the country's airport authority said.

Iraq's New Parliament Convene To Choose Key Leaders

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Iraq's new parliament has ended its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.

European Court Upholds Ban By France On Wearing The Niqab

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The European court of human rights has upheld a ban by France on wearing the Muslim full-face veil the Niqab.

Israel's Kidnapped Boys Found Dead In Field

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Israel has vowed retribution against Hamas, the militant Palestinian group it says kidnapped and murdered three teenagers in the occupied west bank.

French Ex-President, Nicolas Sarkozy Detained Over Corruption Probe

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French ex-president, Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling.

30 Migrants Found Dead On A Boat Off The Coast Of Sicily

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As many as 30 migrants were found dead on a boat packed with people off the coast of Sicily, said Italy’s navy which rescued thousands more trying to cross from north Africa over the weekend.    

Ukraine Crisis: Leaders To Hold More Talks Amid Clashes

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The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are to hold more talks to resolve the conflict in east Ukraine.

Pakistani Military Begin Ground Offensive Against Taliban In Waziristan

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The Pakistani army has launched a ground offensive against Taliban militants in north Waziristan.

China To Reopen Somalia Embassy

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China will reopen its embassy in Somalia after signs the East African country was making progress in its efforts to restore peace decades after the end of its civil war.

Psychiatrist: Oscar Not Mentally Ill During Time Of Shooting

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Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday.

BBB To Seek External Help In Black Pool's Probe

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British Bank Barclays is to seek external help in investigating alleged misconduct in its Dark Pool operations, which have rekindled concerns that the cost of problems at its investment bank will rise.     

World Cup: Italy Defender, Chiellini, Says Suarez Ban Is Excessive

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Italy defender, Giorgio Chiellini, says the four-match ban given to Luis Suarez for biting him is excessive.    

Pistorius Psychiatrist Suffers Heart Attack

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A psychiatrist who evaluated Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in the trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has suffered a heart attack.

Meriam Ibrahim Released From Jail After Being Detained At Khartoum Airport

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A Sudanese woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam was overturned has been released from jail again, after she was detained at Khartoum airport on Tuesday.

Vatican Tribunal Convicts Former Envoy, Wesolowski Of Sex Abuse

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A tribunal in the Vatican has convicted the former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic of sex abuse and stripped him of priesthood.

Gas PipeLine Explosion Kills At Least 14 And Injures 10 In Southern India

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At least 14 people have died after a pipeline carrying gas exploded in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Afghan Election: Abdullah Supporters Protest Alleged Electoral Fraud

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Thousands of supporters of Afghan Presidential candidate Abdullah have marched to protest alleged electoral fraud.

About 54,400 People Displaced By Turmoil In Ukraine

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The number of people displaced internally by the turmoil in Ukraine has reached 54,400 with 16,400 fleeing fighting last week alone.  

Ukraine And EU Sign Landmark Free Trade Agreement

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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has signed a landmark free trade agreement with European leaders, slashing import tariffs with the European union and committing the country to an ambitious programme of political and economic reform.