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EU Leaders Set To Reach A Consensus On EU Reform

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Centre-right leaders from Sweden, Germany, Britain and the Netherlands are meeting near Stockholm to try to reach a consensus on European reform.

Pakistan: Gun Battle Erupts Close To Karachi Airport

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A fierce gun battle has erupted close to Karachi airport, Pakistan’s biggest and busiest, one day after it was stormed by Taliban militants.  

Iraq Militants Takes Control Of Part Of Mosul

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Iraq officials say militants have taken control of parts of Mosul, on a fifth day of Fighting in the northern Iraqi city.      

Hague: UK to Hold Summit On Sexual Violence In War

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A 4-day summit on sexual violence in war is to begin in London, hosted by UK foreign secretary William Hague and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie.

5 Nato Soldiers Killed In Southern Afghanistan

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The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) says the incident took place on Monday but gave no details.

Ukraine Orders Creation Of Corridors For Civilians To Flee Areas Of Conflict

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Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko has ordered the creation of humanitarian corridors for civilians to flee areas of the east hit by conflict.

Muslim Cleric Shot Dead In Mombasa, Kenya

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A leading Muslim cleric has been shot dead in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa.

Seven Men Have Been Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault In Egypt

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Seven men have been arrested on Suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration of Egypt's new president.

Libyan Prime Minister To Step Down Following Supreme Court's Ruling

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Disputed Libyan prime minister, Ahmed Maiteeq says he is stepping down to comply with a supreme court ruling that his election was unconstitutional.

China Slams Vietnam and Philippines For Playing Games on Dispute Island

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China had harsh words for Vietnam and the Philippines on Monday for getting together on a disputed island in the South China Sea to play soccer and volleyball, calling it "a clumsy farce" and demanded both countries stop causing trouble.

At Least 30 People Have Been Killed In a Double Bombing In Iraqi Town Of Tuz Khurmato

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At least 30 people were killed in a double bombing targeting the offices of a Kurdish political party in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmato on Monday.

Afghan’s Defence Ministry Increase Security To Ensure Peaceful Election

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Afghanistan’s Defence Ministry says it has increased security to ensure the country's presidential election run-off on June 14 is conducted smoothly.

Two Police Officers Shot Dead On Sunday In Las Vegas

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Two Las Vegas policemen were shot and killed on Sunday during an ambush while eating lunch in a pizza parlor.

Five Men Sentenced For the Death Of Russian Journalist, Anna Politovkaya

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Five men received long jail terms on Monday for the killing of prominent Kremlin critic, Anna Politkovskaya after a trial that did not reveal who had masterminded the Russian journalist's murder.

Volker Finke: Cameroun Settles Bonus Issue

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Indomitable Lions of Cameroun have put aside disagreements over the trip to Brazil ahead of the kick off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    

3 Inmates Escape From Jail In Quebec By Helicopter

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Three detainees have escaped from a jail in Quebec province by helicopter.

Malaysia Missing Plane: Relatives Raise Funds To Seek Information

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Relatives of passengers of the missing Malaysian plane have launched a fund-raising campaign to seek information on flight mh370.  

Fattah Al-Sisi Sworn In As Egypt's President

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Former Egyptian Army Chief, Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi has taken oath of office as new President after he won elections in May by a landslide.

Bulgaria To Suspend Project On South Stream Gas Pipeline

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Bulgaria is to halt work on its Russian-backed south stream gas pipeline following criticism from EU and US.

Afghan Presidential Front-Runner Abdullah Escapes Assasination Attempt In Western Kabul

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Two bombs exploded outside a hotel in western Kabul where Afghan Presidential frontrunner Abdullah Abdullah was holding a rally on Friday, striking his car and injuring his bodyguards.