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Japan reels after death of hostage

Islamic State militants have reportedly executed one of two Japanese citizens held hostage in Syria.

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Obama irons out deals with Modi

In a glow of bonhomie, US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked on a series of bilateral agreements at a summit on Sunday that b... Read Story

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'De-escalation is priority in Ukraine'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government.

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Japan reels after death of hostage
January 26 2015 at 04:24

Islamic State militants have reportedly executed one of two Japanese citizens held hostage in Syria.

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'De-escalation is priority in Ukraine'
January 25 2015 at 15:59

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government.

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Obama irons out deals with Modi
January 25 2015 at 16:07

In a glow of bonhomie, US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked on a series of bilateral agreements at a summit on Sunday that both sides hope will establish an enduring strategic partnershi... Read Story
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Obama: US looks to rein in Russia
January 25 2015 at 15:55

US President Barack Obama said that Russian support was behind the latest ceasefire breakdown in Ukraine.

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Dresden braces for anti-Islam protest
January 25 2015 at 15:23

A group that has staged regular anti-Islam protests in Germany's eastern city of Dresden is holding its first march since cancelling its previous demonstration over a terror threat.

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Free speech for all in France?
January 25 2015 at 15:19

When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech.

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Zuma congratulates Lungu
January 25 2015 at 13:31

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Zambia's new president-elect Edgar Lungu.

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Boy, 11, beaten for eating leftovers
January 24 2015 at 16:27

A Syrian refugee child has been beaten by a restaurant manager in Istanbul for eating a customer's leftovers, a report said.

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Yemenis stage anti-Houthi protest
January 24 2015 at 15:33

Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets in the biggest demonstration yet against the Houthi group that dominates Yemen.

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Pregnant woman burned alive in Berlin
January 24 2015 at 15:51

A man has been arrested on suspicion of burning to death a heavily pregnant woman, who was later found in woodland in Berlin.

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