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Olmert gets 8 months for corruption

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison for corruption.

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Graves found at human trafficking camps

Malaysian authorities have found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen human trafficking camps.

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India heatwave death toll crosses 500

Over 500 people died in a heatwave that swept across India and is showing little signs of abating, officials said.

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Olmert gets 8 months for corruption
May 25 2015 at 12:08

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison for corruption.

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Graves found at human trafficking camps
May 25 2015 at 11:54

Malaysian authorities have found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen human trafficking camps.

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India heatwave death toll crosses 500
May 25 2015 at 11:53

Over 500 people died in a heatwave that swept across India and is showing little signs of abating, officials said.

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Man jailed over 6-week rape ordeal
May 25 2015 at 08:51

An Australian man who raped and degraded a Dutch backpacker during a six-week ordeal has been sentenced to 17 years in jail.

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Nobel winner Nash killed in crash
May 25 2015 at 04:26

John Nash, the mathematician who inspired the film A Beautiful Mind, has been killed in a car crash.

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Extortion pushes mogul to sell
May 24 2015 at 17:11

The billionaire creator of Big Brother has admitted that a series of extortion attempts contributed to his decision to sell his media company.

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Burundi opposition figure shot dead
May 24 2015 at 11:01

A Burundi opposition figure and his bodyguard were shot dead in the capital by gunmen.

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Islamic State executes hundreds
May 24 2015 at 15:16

Islamic State fighters have executed at least 400 people in Palmyra since capturing the ancient Syrian city four days ago.

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UK’s Labour backs EU referendum plan
May 24 2015 at 11:30

Britain's opposition Labour Party will back Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to hold a referendum on the country's European Union membership.

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Mass graves found in Malaysia
May 24 2015 at 11:10

Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police.

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