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Malaysian political crisis spills onto streets

Thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur for a rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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Ceasefire breaks down in Syria

A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and two villages to the north has broken down after renewed shelling, says a human rights group.

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US doctor dubbed 'Candyman' convicted

Some of Julio Gabriel Diaz' patients were drug addicts, and some died of overdoses.

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NSA data collection 'constitutional'
August 28 2015 at 19:07

A US appellate court decision supported the Obama administration's stance that the NSA's programs are constitutional, the White House said

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News Corp rehires Rebekah Brooks
August 28 2015 at 21:24

Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job as News Corp’s UK chief, nearly a year after being cleared in a phone hacking scandal.

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Call for end to ‘Black Pete’ stereotypes
August 28 2015 at 20:58

A UN body called on the Netherlands to revamp its “Black Pete” Christmas tradition, as many saw it as a “vestige of slavery”.

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Erika leaves 12 dead in Dominica
August 28 2015 at 19:18

Tropical Storm Erika killed at least 12 people as it swept over the small island of Dominica, its prime minister said.

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Crack down on migrant smugglers: US
August 28 2015 at 19:01

The White House said that the migrant crisis in Europe shows that unrest in the Middle East has impacts far beyond the region.

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British journalists detained in Turkey
August 28 2015 at 18:38

Turkish anti-terrorist police have detained two British journalists for reporting without government accreditation.

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Virginia teen jailed for supporting IS
August 28 2015 at 18:37

A US teenager who used social media to support the Islamic State, has been sentenced to just over 11 years in jail.

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Call for Tehran to ban new Prophet film
August 28 2015 at 18:34

A $40 million Iranian film about the Prophet Mohammad is already stirring controversy with some Sunni clerics asking Tehran to ban it.

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British library rejects Taliban trove
August 28 2015 at 15:40

Academics criticised the government after the national library declined to store the world's biggest collection of Taliban-related files.

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Three held over truck full of bodies
August 28 2015 at 14:22

Three people were arrested in connection with about 71 migrants, including four children, found dead in a truck in Austria.

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