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Snowden keen to go home - lawyer

Edward Snowden’s Russian lawyer says it’s no secret the former NSA contractor wants to go back to the US.

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Iran gobbled up 4 countries: Netanyahu

Iran is on the move and already dominates governments in Baghdad, Damascus, Beirut and Sana'a, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned US Congress.

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Bid to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit

Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi’a militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns.

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Bollywood stars ‘promote love jihad’
March 2 2015 at 14:15

An Indian politician urged Hindus to stop watching movies featuring three of Bollywood's top Muslim actors because they promote "love jihad".

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Obama to invoke civil rights struggles
March 2 2015 at 14:15

In the first week of March President Barack Obama plans to invoke America’s civil rights struggles from past to present.

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Iraq launches offensive to retake Tikrit
March 2 2015 at 14:14

Iraqi security forces launched “a major offensive” aimed at recapturing Tikrit and other areas north of Baghdad from Islamic State.

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Lavrov and Kerry discuss Ukraine crisis
March 2 2015 at 14:09

The chief diplomats from the US and Russia, John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov, met in Geneva to discuss the Ukraine crisis.

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Five ill after eating puffer fish
March 2 2015 at 14:09

Five Japanese men became sick after eating poisonous puffer fish, an official said, the latest victims of a delicacy.

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Skydiver rescued during mid-air seizure
March 2 2015 at 10:57

An Australian skydiver suffered a seizure during a training jump and lived to tell the tale thanks to a dramatic mid-air rescue.

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Man jailed for abusing disabled boy
March 2 2015 at 10:56

A Canadian orphanage volunteer began his jail term in Nepal after being convicted of sexually assaulting a disabled boy, police said.

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Anti-Putin protesters rally in New York
March 2 2015 at 10:56

Dozens rallied in New York City near the Russian permanent mission to the UN to denounce the murder of Boris Nemtsov.

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Prince William takes on diplomatic role
March 2 2015 at 10:55

Prince William met with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds on the first official visit to China by a senior British royal in a generation.

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Protest in HK over China mainland shoppers
March 2 2015 at 10:55

Police arrested about 33 people after scuffles broke out in the latest protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers.

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