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Kenyan Islamic Cleric Shot Dead In Mombasa

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Gunmen on a motorcycle have killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan city of Mombasa.

UN Accuses South Sudanese Rebels Of Violating Ceasefire

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The United Nations has accused South Sudanese rebels of violating a ceasefire by launching an offensive to recapture its former headquarters.    

Man Who Killed Himself And Several Others In A Suicide Attack In Iraq Last Week Was Australian

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Australia says a man who killed himself and several other people in a suicide attack in Iraq last week was an 18-year-old from Melbourne.

Dutch Experts Arrive Ukraine To Access MH17 Crash Site

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In the meantime, Dutch Prime Minister mark Rutte says experts have arrived in Torez in Ukraine, where the remains of victims of the Malaysia airlines plane crash are being stored.

Flight MH17 Crash: US Secretary Calls Russia To Take Responsibility

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United States secretary of state, John Kerry has called on Russia to take responsibility for the actions of the rebels, in blocking access to the crash site of flight mh17 and the handling of the dead.

Over 500 Palestinians Killed Since Israel Offensive Began, Two Weeks Ago

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Gaza’s health ministry has said that over 500 Palestinians, mainly civilians, have been killed since the Israeli offensive began two weeks ago.

Ukraine Prime Minister Blast Terrorist Responsible For MH17 Crash

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Friday blasted the "terrorists" he blamed for shooting down Malaysia airlines flight 17 over Ukraine with 298 people aboard.    

Pro-Russian Separatists Set To Give Investigators Access To Crash Site

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Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to give international investigators access to the crash site. Some 30 monitors went to the village of Grabovo where the plane carrying 298 people, came down on Thursday.    

Nigerians Condemn The Incident Which Led To Malaysian Flight Crash In Ukraine

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Reactions are coming in different forms to Thursday's shooting down of a Malaysian airliner which left 295 passengers  and crew dead. 

US Drone Strike Kills 11 In Pakistan

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A US drone strike in north-western Pakistan has killed 11 militants on Saturday, a Taliban commander and security officials said, as Pakistani security forces pressed ahead with an offensive in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border.

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.