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Three separatists killed in Ukraine crisis

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Separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian National Guard overnight and Kiev said three separatists were killed, the worst bloodshed yet in a 10-day Pro-Russian uprising in East Ukraine, overshadowing crisis talks to resolve the conflict. 

 

Plans to search for missing Malaysian plane halted on technical grounds

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Two previous missions to scour the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage were cut short by technical problems.

 

Ukraine to clamp down on separatists

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The U.S. President urges his Russian counterpart to use his influence to make separatists in eastern Ukraine stand down as the government moves against them.

Indian party leader expresses sympathy for three men who gang-raped student to death

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The mother of a student who was fatally gang-raped on a bus has strongly criticized a senior Indian politician Mulayam Singh Yadam who described the three convicted multiple rapists as "poor fellows" who had made "mistakes".

Omagh bombing suspect Seamus Daly remanded in custody

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A man accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bombing in Ireland has been remanded in custody.

British PM, David Cameron speaks about his Christian faith

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British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken of the "peace" and "guidance" he finds in his Christian faith.

Pope Francis apologises for abuses done to children by clergy

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Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the "evil" damage to children caused by sexual abusers in the clergy.

China coach accident

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Eight pupils died and 30 others were injured after a coach plunged down a roadside gutter and overturned in Hainan province, south China, on Thursday morning.

Voting begins in India

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As third phase of India’s general election kicked off on Thursday, prominent political leaders cast their votes to decide the fate of over 1.2 billion people.

Ukraine crisis latest

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Ukraine has accused Russia of stirring up unrest where separatists are holding buildings in the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk. 

Human traffickers in Argentina receive sentence

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An Argentine court has sentenced nine people who were previously acquitted in a human trafficking case to between 10 and 22 years in jail.

USA school stabbing suspect named

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Sixteen-year-old sophomore student Alexhribal has been named as suspect in the stabbing spree at a U.S school.

Two French soldiers wounded in Central African Republic

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Two French soldiers were wounded in the Central African Republic capital, on Wednesday, a day before the United Nations Security Council was due to vote on a new peacekeeping force.

Narendra Modi ready to challenge Nehru-Gandhi in Indian elections

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Prime Ministerial candidate of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Narendra Modi, filed his nomination papers from Vadodara city in his home state of Gujarat on Wednesday.

Ukraine activists say they are the nation's 'last hope'

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Armed activists who have been holed up inside the Ukrainian Security Service building in the eastern city of Luhansk for days said on Wednesday that they were Ukraine's "last hope" and pleaded for supporters to gather outside of the building in larger numbers for them to be successful.

Opposition parties in Venezuela ready for talks with government

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A coalition of Venezuelan opposition parties says it is willing to enter into talks with the government as long as certain conditions are met. 

Scottish independence to threaten the stability of the wider world

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The former Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson has said that Scottish independence would be cataclysmic for the west in an era of international turmoil.

Irish President makes historic visit to UK

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Irish president Michael Higgins has been welcomed to the UK by Prince Charles at the start of the first state visit by an Irish Head of State.  

India's Shyam Saran Negi ready for 16th general election

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A 97 year old man, who is reported to be India's oldest voter, says he is getting ready to cast his ballot for a record 16th time in a general election.

EU data retention directive thrown out by European Court of Justice

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The EU's top court has declared as "invalid" a EU law requiring telecoms firms to store citizens' communications data for up to two years.