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Equatorial Guinea Releases Unjustly Jailed Italian

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President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea should immediately release an unjustly imprisoned Italian citizen and ensure he gets prompt medical treatment, Human Rights Watch said today. 

Al Shabaab Kill Somali MP In Mogadishu

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A Somali lawmaker and his bodyguard were killed in Mogadishu on Thursday when al Shabaab gunmen blocked their car and sprayed it with bullets, a fellow legislator said, the fifth such attack in as many days.  

Tapas Pal Apologizes For Violent Statement

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An Indian member of parliament, Tapas Pal, who threatened to kill opposition workers and have women raped has apologized, saying it was a "gross error of judgment".

Ex-French President, Nicolas Sarkozy Taken Into Custody

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Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation over alleged influence peddling.

Police In French Port Of Calais Disband Migrant Camps

5 years ago /

Police in the French port of Calais have moved in to clear makeshift camps occupied by migrants mostly from Africa and the middle east who are trying to get to Britain.

Samsung Ends Plasma TV Production

5 years ago /

Tech giant, Samsung said it would shut down its plasma business by 30 November.

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills Eight And Injured Many

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A suicide bomber has killed at least eight military officers in an attack on an Air Force bus in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.

Cargo Plane Crashes In Kenya

5 years ago /

A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building shortly after take-off from an airport in Nairobi, Kenya, early Wednesday, the country's airport authority said.

Iraq's New Parliament Convene To Choose Key Leaders

5 years ago /

Iraq's new parliament has ended its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.

European Court Upholds Ban By France On Wearing The Niqab

5 years ago /

The European court of human rights has upheld a ban by France on wearing the Muslim full-face veil the Niqab.

Israel's Kidnapped Boys Found Dead In Field

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Israel has vowed retribution against Hamas, the militant Palestinian group it says kidnapped and murdered three teenagers in the occupied west bank.

French Ex-President, Nicolas Sarkozy Detained Over Corruption Probe

5 years ago /

French ex-president, Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling.

30 Migrants Found Dead On A Boat Off The Coast Of Sicily

5 years ago /

As many as 30 migrants were found dead on a boat packed with people off the coast of Sicily, said Italy’s navy which rescued thousands more trying to cross from north Africa over the weekend.    

Ukraine Crisis: Leaders To Hold More Talks Amid Clashes

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The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are to hold more talks to resolve the conflict in east Ukraine.

Pakistani Military Begin Ground Offensive Against Taliban In Waziristan

5 years ago /

The Pakistani army has launched a ground offensive against Taliban militants in north Waziristan.

China To Reopen Somalia Embassy

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China will reopen its embassy in Somalia after signs the East African country was making progress in its efforts to restore peace decades after the end of its civil war.

Psychiatrist: Oscar Not Mentally Ill During Time Of Shooting

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Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday.

BBB To Seek External Help In Black Pool's Probe

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British Bank Barclays is to seek external help in investigating alleged misconduct in its Dark Pool operations, which have rekindled concerns that the cost of problems at its investment bank will rise.     

World Cup: Italy Defender, Chiellini, Says Suarez Ban Is Excessive

5 years ago /

Italy defender, Giorgio Chiellini, says the four-match ban given to Luis Suarez for biting him is excessive.    

Pistorius Psychiatrist Suffers Heart Attack

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A psychiatrist who evaluated Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in the trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has suffered a heart attack.