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Super Typhoon Hits Southern China

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A powerful storm that killed dozens in the Philippines strengthened into a super typhoon before hitting southern China Friday afternoon

Ukraine Closes Air Space After Malaysia Airline Crashed

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Ukrainian aviation regulators has fully closed the airspace over eastern Ukraine, following Thursday's crash there of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which U.S. intelligence agencies say was brought down by a surface-to-air missile.

Berlusconi Sex Conviction Overruled, Lifetime Ban Tossed

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Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi wins appeal against his conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute.

Morsi's Fugitive Son Arrested At Cairo Train Station

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A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, was arrested early Friday at a train station south of Cairo, security officials said.  

World Leaders Demand Answers Over Shot Down Malaysian Airline

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World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War.    

President Obama & Putin React To Malaysian Plane Crash

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While the world has been shocked at the Malaysian plane crash in Ukraine today, which was allegedly caused by a possible surface-to-air missile, we've also been eagerly awaiting the President's remarks.

Update: Malaysian Plane Was Shot Down Over Ukrainian Airspace

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A Boeing 777 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur reportedly comes down in Ukraine, close to the Russian border.  

Street Children In Uganda Face Abuse From Police And Other Government Officials

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Street children in Uganda face constant abuse from police and other government officials.

At Least 14 Tunisian Soldiers Have Been Killed Near Algerian Borders By Militants

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At least 14 Tunisian soldiers have been killed in a militant attack near the Algerian border with at least 20 others wounded.

Palestinian Militants Have Fired 3 Mortars At Israel During Humanitarian Ceasefire

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Palestinian militants have fired at least three mortars from Gaza at Israel during a humanitarian ceasefire.

6 Year Old Raped By Two Staff Members At A School In India

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A six-year-old schoolgirl has been allegedly raped by two staff members at a prominent school in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.

Breaking: Malaysian Airline With 295 Passengers Crashes In Ukraine

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A Malaysian passenger plane has crashed in Ukraine, according to aviation sources cited by the Russian news agency Interfax. The airliner, which was travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur with 295 people on board, is thought to have come down close to the border with Russia. A spokesman for Malaysian Airlines has confirmed "an incident" on board one of its flights and is expected to release a statement shortly. More follows...

Militants Who Attacked Kabul International Airport Have Been Repelled

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Heavily armed militants who attacked Kabul International Airport with grenades and automatic weapons have been repelled.

UN Worried Over Damage Caused By Illicit Drugs In The World

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The United Nations office on drugs and crime says it is worried about the damages caused by illicit drugs and organized crimes to many communities across the world.

Thailand Military Gives Ex-Prime Minister Permission To Travel Abroad

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Thailand's military leaders have given ousted prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, permission to travel abroad for the first time since the coup. 

UN Commend Nigeria On Effort To Rescue Chibok Girls

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United nation’s secretary general ban Ki-moon says efforts so far made by the Nigerian government aimed at securing the safe release of the abducted Chibok girls are commendable.

Putin Denies Making Any Deal With Cuba

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Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has denied reports that he made a deal with Cuba to reopen an electronic listening post on the Caribbean island. 

38 Killed And Millions Without Power After Typhoon Batters Central Philippines

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In the Philippines, a powerful storm that battered the central part of that country has killed 38 people and left millions without power.

Mexico Rescue 458 Children

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Mexican police have rescued more than 450 children believed to be abused at a children's home in Zamora in the western state of Michoacán.

Ukrainian President Urged European Union To Take Tough Action Against Russia

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the European Union to take tough action against Russia over the separatist conflict in Ukraine’s eastern regions at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday.