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THAI TRADE SLUMPS

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Thailand has announced a slump in trade figures on Tuesday with the biggest drop in imports in more than four years.

PAKISTAN AIR STRIKE

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Pakistan’s army launched new air strikes targeting militant hideouts in the tribal region of North Waziristan. Killing at least 30 people and setting off a wave of refugees.

 

CHINESE JOURNALISTS LANCH PROTEST IN HONG KONG

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Thousands of journalists held a rally to express concerns over press freedom and freedom of expression in Hong Kong on Sunday. Marching through downtown Hong Kong waving banners and shouting slogans, members of the Hong Kong journalists association and other groups called for greater protection of the freedom of speech to spotlight what they see as attempts to silence the media.

 

Canadian government works towards closer relations with India

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Canadian Governor General, David Johnson met Indian President and Prime Minister on Monday in a bid to boost bilateral ties with the nation.

 

WORLD'S MOST WANTED DRUG LORD FINALLY CAUGHT!

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One of the world's most wanted drug barons, Joaquin Guzman, known as El Chapo, has been arrested in Mexico.

 

UKRAINE SWEARS IN SPEAKER AS INTERIM PRESIDENT

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Parliament in Ukraine on Sunday named its speaker, Oleksandr Turchynov as interim president.

 

15 PEOPLE KILLED IN PAKISTANI ATTACKS

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Pakistani fighter jets have launched air strikes on suspected militant hideouts in the north-west, killing at least 15 people.

 

LATEST ON THE PHONE HACKING SCANDAL IN THE UK

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Former News of the World editor, Rebekah Brooks has been formally acquitted of one of the charges against her at the phone-hacking trial.

 

DETAILS OF EGYPTIAN JOURNALIST'S TRIAL

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The trial of three Al Jazeera journalists, held at Cairo’s Tora prison, began on Thursday

 

Tension spikes between China and Phillipines

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Australia urged claimants in the South China Sea to resolve disputes using dialogue and to maintain peace through a crucial trade route.

 

UKRAINE CRISIS: DEATH TOLL RISES TO 25

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Police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev have launched a fresh attack on anti-government protesters as the death toll in renewed clashes has climbed to 25.

 

Fifteen people feared dead in plane crash

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Officials in Nepal say the wreckage of a missing passenger plane with 18 people on board has been located in the western district of Arghakhanchi.

 

HEZBOLLAH LEADER CALLS FOR A TRUCE ON SYRIA

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Hezbollah leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has called for Arab political forces to "stop the war on Syria," promising that if they left the country alone, his Lebanese Shi'ite group would also withdraw.  

 

UN MOVES TO PUNISH NORTH KOREAN GOVERNMENT

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A yearlong UN inquiry into rights abuses in North Korea is due to be published, and is expected to urge punishment for systematic violations by the state.

 

Venezuelan opposition leader wanted by the police for terrorism

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A Venezuelan opposition leader, wanted by police in connection with deadly street protests said on Sunday he will march with his supporters in the capital Caracas on Tuesday and that he is ready to face arrest if necessary.

 

Venezuelan government expels two US diplomats

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Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro is expelling three US consular officials, accusing them of meeting students involved in anti-government protests.

 

EU set to block an Independent Scotland's inclusion in the Union

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European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso has said it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.

French President treated to lavish dinner in the White House

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French president, Francois Hollande has been honoured at a lavish White House dinner, capping a visit to the U.S. aimed at renewing the partnership between the two long-standing allies.

Details of the Algeria plane crash, 76 people killed

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Algeria has begun three days of national mourning for the 77 people killed in a military passenger plane crash in the north-east of the country.

21 people killed in Germany's Love Parade Festival

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Ten people have been charged over the deaths of 21 people in a stampede at Germany's love parade music festival.