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At Least 12 People Killed In US Drone Attack, Pakistan

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At least 12 people have been killed in a US drone attack in the Pakistani tribal area of north Waziristan, the second such attack this week.

Israel Resumes Airstrike On Gaza As Peace Truce Collapse

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Israel has urged thousands of Palestinians in eastern and northern Gaza to leave their homes as it continues air strikes.

Iraqi Forces Withdraw From Tikrit As They Meet Heavy Resistance

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Iraqi forces have withdrawn from the militant-held city of Tikrit after their new offensive met heavy resistance, in a blow to the government effort to push back Sunni insurgents controlling large parts of the country.

Court Says Netherlands Responsible For The Killings Of Over 300 Bosniaks

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A Dutch court has ruled that the Netherlands was liable for the killings of more than 300 Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war in July 1995.

Cholera Outbreak Haunts UN Chief's Haiti Trip

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U.N secretary general ban Ki moon is in Haiti for the first time since cholera killed more than 8,000 people.

United Nations Say AIDS Epidemic Might Be Under Control In 2030

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There is a chance the AIDS epidemic can be brought under control by 2030, according to a report by the United Nations AIDS Agency, the number of new HIV infections and deaths from aids were both falling.

Egypt Court Jails Seven Over Sexual Assaults

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A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to prison after finding them guilty of sexual assault and harassment.

Typhoon Kills Ten In Philippines

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Ten people were killed as typhoon Rammasun travel across the Philippines, shutting down the capital, cutting power supplies leading to the evacuation of more than 400,000 residents.    

Syrian President, Assad Sworn In For Third Term

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Syrian President Bashar Assad has been sworn in, marking the beginning of his third seven-year term in office.  

Rocket Hit Libyan International Airport

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At least eight people have died in the clashes and 12 planes were damaged.

Parliament Elects Salim Al-Jabouri As Speaker In Iraq

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Iraq's parliament has elected Salim Al-Jabouri as speaker, breaking weeks of political deadlock amid a jihadist-led Sunni rebellion in the north and west.

Oscar Pistorius In Row At Johannesburg Nightclub

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South African athlete and murder accused Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a nightclub at the weekend.    

Truck Bomb Kill Dozen In An Afghan Market

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At least 50 people have been killed in a car bomb explosion at a busy market in eastern Afghanistan’s Paktika province.

Survivors Of The Worst Bush Fire In Australia Get Payout Of Almost $500m

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Survivors of one of the worst bushfires in Australia have won a payout of almost a $500m, in the country's largest class action settlement. 

19 Killed And Over 100 Injured In Moscow Subway Accident

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Moscow suffer another accident on it subway system as nineteen people were killed on Tuesday and another 120 people were injured when a Moscow underground train derailed between two stations during the morning rush hour, the Emergencies Ministry said.          

Israel Resumes Airstrike After Hamas Reject Ceasefire

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Israel forces has resumed its air strikes on Gaza after it call off it ceasefire was met with continuing rocket fire.

Israel Continues Its Offensive On Gaza

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Israeli air strikes on Gaza and rocket fire on Israel have continued as Israel’s operation against Palestinian militants entered its seventh day.

Libya Attack: Rival Militias Clash Near Tripoli Airport

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At least seven people have been killed and 30 hurt in clashes between rival militias at Libya’s airport near the capital, Tripoli.    

Giriraj Kishore: Indian VHP Leader Dies At Aged 94

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A senior leader of the hardline Hindu organisation, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, VHP, or world Hindu council, Giriraj Kishore has died after a long illness.    

Cuban Police Hold Women In White Protesters

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Dozens of ladies in white opposition activists say they are not happy over their arrest and subsequent detention by the Cuban police during a protest march in Havana, the capital