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Wary of gains, Iran executes Kurdish activist

A Kurdish activist accused of killing a public prosecutor was executed, as Iran, unsettled by Kurdish gains in the region, tightens the screws on the minority. ... Read Story

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Erika soaks Caribbean, heads for US

Tropical Storm Erika weakened slightly as it dumped torrential rain on islands in the Eastern Caribbean.

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‘Iran may have built extension at Parchin’

Iran appears to have built an extension to part of its Parchin military site since May, the UN nuclear watchdog said.

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Journalists killed on live TV
August 26 2015 at 17:15

Two US journalists were shot and killed, allegedly by a former co-worker, while conducting a live interview. [Video]

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9/11 ‘Dust Lady’ dies from cancer
August 26 2015 at 17:48

A survivor of the September 11, 2001 attacks featured in one of the most haunting photos of the outrage has died.

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On-air shooting shocks viewers
August 26 2015 at 17:44

Twitter is being flooded with messages of condolences for two journalists who were killed during a live broadcast.

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Segale faces first test on road to sainthood
August 26 2015 at 17:48

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe at a ceremonial “first inquiry” heard evidence on why Sister Blandina Segale should become a saint.

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Maradona, ex-wife mediation fails
August 26 2015 at 17:48

An attempt at mediation failed between Diego Maradona and his ex-wife, whom he blames for the disappearance of $6m from his fortune.

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Israel frees more African migrants
August 26 2015 at 17:25

Israel began releasing a second group of around 600 African migrants from a desert detention centre, the prison authorities said.

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Hungary scrambles to confront migrant influx
August 26 2015 at 17:25

Hungary made plans to reinforce its southern border as record numbers of migrants passed through coils of razor-wire into Europe.

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Flooding in North Korea kills 40
August 26 2015 at 17:25

Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused “massive” damage, reports said.

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Fate of rare wine rests with judge
August 26 2015 at 17:25

The fate of 1 404 bottles of rare wine seized from a private collector under Pennsylvania's strict liquor laws hangs on a judge's ruling.

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Saudi executes convicted murderers
August 26 2015 at 17:07

Saudi Arabia announced it had carried out four executions, bringing the total number of judicial killings to 130 so far in 2015.

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