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Two Pakistani soldiers killed after clashes with India

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Two Pakistani soldiers were killed after clashes with Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir, Pakistan’s military said. The Indian army said it had conducted “surgical attacks” across the de-facto border between the two countries to foil a “terrorist ...

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Former Israeli president Shimon Peres died

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Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said. Peres was hospitalized following a stroke two weeks ago and had made some progress before a sudden deterioration in his condition ...

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Three killed in shooting at Washington state mall

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A gunman is on the loose after an attack that left three people dead and two wounded Friday night at a mall in Burlington, Washington, authorities said. Sgt. Mark Francis, a spokesman for the state patrol, initially said four people ...

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Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead

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Less than half the estimated 450 migrants believed to be on a boat that capsized off the Egyptian coast have been rescued, the country’s military said. The vessel had set off from Egypt and was heading for Italy when it ...

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New York blast ‘obviously an act of terrorism’

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FBI investigators are still collecting evidence from the scene of a bombing Saturday in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood. “The evidence we’ve collected is being taken to our lab at Quantico for review, and we are following every available lead,” ...

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Five young Sri Lankans mysteriously drowned in East Sussex

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News soueces reported that Five young Sri Lankan-origin men who were on a day trip to a packed beach in southeast England have mysteriously drowned on a day that was Britain’s hottest day of the year so far. Three of ...

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on the Richter Scale hits Myanmar.

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News sources reported that an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Myanmar with tremors felt across Thailand, Bangladesh and east India. Reportedly the earthquake, which struck just after 5 p.m. local time in Myanmar, was centered about ...

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Israeli woman and baby kept at airport in DNA case

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An Israeli woman and a baby who returned from Sri Lanka have been kept at Tel Aviv airport since Saturday amid questions over the child’s origins. Galit Nakash is to take a DNA test to determine if the girl is ...

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Truck attacker kills over 70 in Nice Bastille Day crowd

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An attacker killed at least 73 people and injured scores when he drove a truck at high speed into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday, local media quoted officials as ...

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Theresa May became Britain’s second female prime minister

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Theresa May has emerged from Buckingham Palace as Britain’s second female prime minister, after paying the traditional visit to the Queen to be invited to form a government. May’s appointment at the palace, to “kiss hands” with the Queen, as ...

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