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Air strikes killed at least 28 people near the Turkish border


Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed at least 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a deal to cease hostilities in ...

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2 shot dead in Laxmipur

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Two people were shot to death by miscreants at Rajibpur village in Laxmipur Sadar upazila early today. Assistant Superintendent of Police (Sadar circle) Nasim Mia said bullet-riddled bodies of Syed Hossain Manik, 45, son of late Sekandar Mia, and Kamrul ...

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Asylum seeker dies in Australia from self-inflicted burns


A 23-year-old Iranian asylum seeker who set himself on fire at Australia’s detention centre on the island of Nauru has died. Australia’s immigration department confirmed the man died at Brisbane hospital on Friday. His actions were a “political protest”, according ...

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Cyprus court orders detention of EgyptAir hijacker


An Egyptian man accused of hijacking and forcing a plane to land in Cyprus on Tuesday (29th March) using a fake suicide belt has appeared in court in Cyprus. The Larnaca court ordered an eight-day detention for Seif Eldin Mustafa ...

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Brussels rocked by twin explosions


An explosion at a Brussels metro station has increased fears that the city is under a terror attack following two blasts at Brussels Airport this morning. The blast was seen at Maalbeek metro station, in central Brussels. Maalbeek metro station ...

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Three men shot during Sydney factory siege

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A gunman is believed to be in a stand-off with police at a Sydney factory where a man was shot dead and two others injured. Police say the “delicate” operation in the industrial suburb of Ingleburn in the city’s southwest ...

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MH370 families issue emotional plea for open-ended search


Families of MH370 passengers on Thursday issued an emotional plea to authorities to keep searching for the missing plane beyond an expected mid-year completion date, for the sake of distressed relatives and future aviation safety. An Australian-led Indian Ocean hunt ...

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Uber driver suspected in Michigan shootings

People attend a vigil after a random shooting killed six people in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, February 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

A Michigan man who worked as an Uber driver was under arrest on Sunday in the fatal shooting of six people in Kalamazoo, as police investigated reports he may have driven customers of the car-hailing service the night of the ...

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