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Michel Sapin: French Banks Not Worried Being Investigated By US Authorities

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France's finance Minister said he is not worried about French Banks being investigated by US Authorities.    

Christine Lagarde, IMF: Global Recovery To Accelerate In 2015

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IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said global economic activity should strengthen in the second half of the year and accelerate in 2015.    

US Troubled Over Palestinian Teenage 'Beaten' By Israeli Police

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The US state department says it is "profoundly troubled" by reports that a US teenager was beaten while in Israeli police custody in East Jerusalem.    

Jewish Suspects Arrested Over The Murder Of Palestinian Teenager

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A number of Jewish suspects have been arrested over the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammad Abu Khdair, whose death sparked days of violent protests.    

Authorities of Myanmar Impose Curfew In Mandalay

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Authorities of Myanmar have imposed a curfew in Mandalay, Myanmar's second-largest city, following nights of deadly communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims.    

Ukraine Crisis: Pro-Russian Separatists Regroup In Donetsk

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Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine are reported to be regrouping in Donetsk after government forces retook some of their main strongholds.  

At Least 29 Killed in Kenya's Coastal Shooting

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At least 29 people have been killed in two deadly shooting attacks in Kenya's coastal districts, the interior Ministry has said.    

Shevardnadze, Former Georgia President Dies

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Eduard Shevardnadze, ex-president of Georgia and former Soviet foreign minister, has died, his personal assistant said on Monday. Marina Davitashvili said Shevardnadze had died after a long illness. She did not give any further details. More details to follow.

Andy Coulson Sentenced To 18 Months In Phone Hacking Case

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A judge has sentenced Andy Coulson, a former senior editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire and a onetime adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, who was found guilty last week in the phone-hacking scandal that has convulsed Britain’s press, police and political elite to 18 months in jail.  

Ugandan Steps Up Security After Terror Alert At Airport

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Ugandan security forces have stepped up security in the Ugandan capital, Kampala following a security alert on it main international airport

U.S. Economy Add More Jobs As Unemployment Rate Drops

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The Labor Department also said on Thursday that the unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage point, to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008, when the economy’s fortunes turned sharply lower as Lehman Brothers collapsed and the financial crisis ensued.

Doctor In Pistorius Murder Trail Say He Has Suffered From Significant Stress And Anxiety

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South African sports doctor, Wayne Derman says double amputee, Oscar Pistorius has been greatly affected by his disability.

Chinese President Visit South Korea

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Chinese president Xi Jinping is in South Korea for a two – day visit set to focus on North Korea.

Police In South Africa Fire Rubber Bullets To Disperse Workers In Power Station

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South African police fired rubber bullets on Thursday to disperse striking construction workers blocking the entrance to the site of Eskom's Medupi power station in Limpopo province .

Germany Get New Minimum Wage

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The German parliament has approved the country's first minimum wage, in a vote in the bundestag on Thursday.

Funeral Of Murdered Palestinian Teen Has Been Delayed

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The funeral of the young Palestinian abducted and killed in Jerusalem has been delayed so that a post-mortem examination can be completed.

British Aid Agencies Say South Sudan Is Likely To Face Food Shortages Next Month

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British aid agencies say some four million people in south Sudan are likely to face critical food shortages next month.

Ghana To Have Pre World Cup Contract

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Ghana football association says, players will have to sign contracts before they can be part of the black stars at future tournaments.

Security Heightened In US And UK Airports In Response To Threat Warnings

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Security is being tightened at airports with direct flights into the US, including some in the UK  in response to US warnings of a "credible threat".

UN Seek To Calm West African Nations As Ebola Virus Spreads

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The World Health Organization has confirmed 759 suspected cases of the haemorrhagic fever in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with 467 people dead.