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Bomber 'kills 45' at Afghanistan volleyball match  
Monday, 24 November 2014 - 8:38
A suicide bomber has killed at least 45 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan.A spokesman for the governor of Paktika province said that the attacker had detonated the bomb amid a crowd of people gathering for a...
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Putin mulling re-election bid in 2018  
Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 19:18
Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering running for a fourth Kremlin term in 2018, which would see him stay in power until 2024.Putin is allowed to hold office for a maximum of two consecutive terms under the Russian constitution.After...
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Narendra Modi to plant sapling of Bodhi tree in Nepal  
Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 10:50
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will plant a sapling of Buddha Gaya's sacred Bodhi tree in Lumbini during his visit to Nepal next week.The Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee has given a sapling of the sacred Bodhi tree to Consulate...
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Somali extremists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus  
Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 9:09
Somalia's Shebab extremists seized a bus in Kenya yesterday, executing 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids on mosques in the troubled port of Mombasa.The bus, which was headed for the capital Nairobi,...
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Lavrov warns over Russia 'regime change' goal  
Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 9:07
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow.Speaking to foreign policy advisers in Moscow, Lavrov referred to calls for sanctions...
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Kenya bus attack near Somali border leaves 28 dead.  
Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 20:43
Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab have killed at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya today.Gunmen took the bus off the road and separated out those they thought were non-Muslim before killing...
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Ban Ki-moon says Ebola outbreak can be ended in 2015  
Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 9:50
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by the middle of next year" if the world speeds up its response.But he warned that although the rate of new cases was slowing in parts of West Africa,...
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Kerry seeks breakthrough in troubled Iran nuclear talks  
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 20:28
Troubled Iran nuclear talks enter the make-or-break endgame) as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart seek a breakthrough just days ahead of a deadline.Meeting in Vienna in a final round of talks between Iran...
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Almost 1,000 dead since east Ukraine truce says UN  
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 12:45
The UN human rights office says an average of 13 people have been killed daily in eastern Ukraine since a 5 September ceasefire came into place.In the eight weeks since the truce came into force, the UN says 957 people have been killed,...
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Obama offer to 5m illegal migrants  
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 8:45
Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to the US immigration system.US President Barack Obama will unveil his plan, which he is enacting without Congress, in a televised...
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Daisy the labrador discovers Dr Claire's undiagnosed breast cancer  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 16:02
A heroic hound saved her owner's life – by SNIFFING out the early stages of cancer.Daisy the Labrador was trained from a puppy by Dr Claire Guest how to sniff out the killer disease in samples.And incredibly her super skill later...
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North Korea responds to UN with nuclear test threat.  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 17:36
North Korea has threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations.Its foreign ministry today accused the United States of orchestrating a recent UN...
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Iran, US go face-to-face in crunch nuclear talks  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 13:25
Iran and the US held one-on-one talks as a deadline loomed to reach a mammoth nuclear deal, seeking common ground on the two crucial remaining issues: uranium enrichment and sanctions relief.US Secretary of State John Kerry and other...
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Eagle-Eye Video View Of London Landmarks -Video    
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 9:47
An incredible new video has been released offering viewers a rare bird's-eye tour of some of London's most famous landmarks.The makers of the film released an eagle, equipped with a camera, over various spots across London.The footage...
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Deadly snowstorm hits northern US  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 8:31
A massive snowstorm has wreaked havoc in the north-eastern US and left seven people dead in upstate New York.After sweeping across the Great Lakes, the storm dumped 5 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, with more forecast.The storm caused...
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Health benefits through Peruvian frog juice.  
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 16:54
Frogs from Peru’s Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive.To make the mix, which is sold in Peru’s...
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Ebola research receives 5.7 million dollar boost  
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 12:40
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged 5.7 million dollars towards a programme to increase production of experimental Ebola treatments in Guinea and other affected countries.The programme will focus on treatments derived...
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Synagogue attack: Netanyahu vow in 'battle for Jerusalem'  
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 7:40
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to win a "battle for Jerusalem" after a deadly attack on a synagogue.Two Palestinians killed four rabbis in West Jerusalem before being shot dead. A policeman later died of his wounds.Netanyahu...
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Four killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack.  
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 18:47
At least four Israelis have been killed and eight injured as two men armed with a pistol, knives and axes attacked a West Jerusalem synagogue.The attackers - Palestinians from East Jerusalem - were shot dead.There have been several...
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Global terror attack deaths rose sharply in 2013, says Global Terrorism Index  
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 12:48
The number of deaths from terrorism increased by 61% between 2012 and 2013, a study into international terrorism says.The Global Terrorism Index 2014 report added that there were nearly 10,000 terrorist attacks in 2013, a 44% increase...
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Kerry says world will not be intimidated by IS group  
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 8:33
US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a withering critique of the Islamic State blasting extremist brutality and insisting the world will not be intimidated in the battle against "barbarism."Kerry's anti-IS broadside followed the...
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India's Modi set to receive rock star welcome in Sydney  
Monday, 17 November 2014 - 18:43
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to receive a rock star welcome from thousands of Indian expatriates in Sydney today.Modi is in Australia for the recently concluded G20 summit, but has begun an expanded tour to further strengthen...
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Nigerian Army Recaptures Kidnapped Girls' Hometown  
Monday, 17 November 2014 - 13:17
The Nigerian army said Sunday it had recaptured the northeastern town of Chibok, where Islamic militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April, provoking a wave of global outrage.Control of Chibok is crucial to the reputation...
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Abdul-Rahman Kassig killing is pure evil, says Obama  
Monday, 17 November 2014 - 7:52
US President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig as "an act of pure evil".The IS militant group released a video showing a masked man standing over a severed head, which the White House confirmed...
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Obama rules out alliance with Syria's Assad against Islamic State  
Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 19:53
US President Barack Obama rejected any alliance with Bashar al-Assad against the Islamic State group, arguing that the Syrian ruler was illegitimate and that any such pact would backfire.US reports this week said the president had...
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3 arrested in connection with 'Yakada range's murder.  
Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 19:03
Police arrested 3 suspects in connection with the murder of Ranganath alias ‘Yakada Range’ in Peliyagoda – Nuge Road area.Ranganath was in critical condition after having been shot recently near Nuge Road in Peliyagoda...
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G20: Obama warns of Asia 'intimidation' ahead of summit  
Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 20:14
US President Barack Obama has said that Asia's security must not be based on intimidation, where big nations bully small ones.Obama told students in Brisbane, Australia - where he is attending the G20 summit - that security in the...
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Indonesia tsunami alert after quake  
Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 9:15
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has struck under the Molucca Sea in eastern Indonesia, triggering a tsunami warning.The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre warned of the possibility of "hazardous" waves on coasts within a 300km (186 mile) radius...
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Comet lander sends data from surface  
Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 8:50
The Philae lander on the distant comet 67P has re-established radio contact with its orbiting Rosetta satellite and is sending data from the surface.It ends a tense wait for the European Space Agency, amid fears that the lander's battery...
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Britain to seize militant' passports and stop them returning home  
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 13:40
Prime Minister David Cameron) outlined plans to seize passports from British militants and stop them returning from fighting overseas, while proposing landing bans on airlines that fail to comply with London's no-fly lists.Some 500...
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Jayalalitha disqualified to contest on elections for 10 years!  
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 10:08
Former Tamil Nadu  Chief Minister Jayalalitha Jayaram has been disqualified from contesting elections for 10 years.Indian Media reports that Tamil Nadu government issued a gazette notification with regard to this.According to...
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Islamic State: 'Baghdadi message' issued by jihadists  
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 8:20
Islamic State has released an audio tape it says was recorded by its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, days after reports that he had been killed or injured.In the recording, released via social media, the speaker says IS fighters...
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NATO says Russian troops in Ukraine amid fears of all-out war  
Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 13:18
NATO accused Russia of sending tanks, troops and military hardware to east Ukraine, raising fears of renewed all-out fighting and calling into question the Minsk peace deal.Moscow denied the claims as "unfounded" and the deputy ambassador...
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Ebola outbreak deaths pass 5,000  
Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 8:46
The World Health Organization says the number of people killed by the worst outbreak of Ebola has risen to 5,160.The frequency of new cases no longer appears to be increasing in Guinea and Liberia but remains high in Sierra Leone.The...
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Monitors fear rising violence in eastern Ukraine  
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 13:17
International observers issued a stark warning over escalating violence in eastern Ukraine as Dutch investigators hoping to recover debris from a doomed airliner left the MH17 crash site with little progress.The Organisation for Security...
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