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‘Frustrated loner’ jailed for attempted murder

A German court jailed a truck driver for 10 and a half years for attempted murder for shooting more than 700 times at other motorists.

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Iraqi tribesmen found in mass graves

The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe which fought Islamic State have been found in a mass grave, say officials.

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Groups slam Singapore gay ruling

Gay rights groups condemned a decision by Singapore's top court to uphold a colonial-era law criminalising sex between men.

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Homeowners warned as lava creeps closer
October 29 2014 at 10:50

The residents of 50 homes on Hawaii’s Big Island have been urged to prepare for evacuation in the face of advancing molten lava.

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Erdogan’s ‘White Palace’ to be unveiled
October 29 2014 at 10:49

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will unveil his new presidential palace, which has been denounced by the opposition as proof of his autocratic tendencies.

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Islamic leader sentenced to death
October 29 2014 at 10:43

Motiur Rahman Nizami has been sentenced to death for his involvement in crimes against humanity during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.

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Time is running out for trapped miners
October 29 2014 at 10:33

Hopes of reaching 18 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in southern Turkey are fading quickly.

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Tsarnaev’s friend guilty of lying
October 29 2014 at 10:27

Robel Phillipos, a friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been found guilty of lying to the authorities in a terrorism investigation.

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New Zealanders will vote on flag’s future
October 29 2014 at 10:20

Prime Minister John Key says it’s the right time for New Zealanders to consider changing the design of the national flag.

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Pope: ‘Big Bang’ doesn’t exclude God
October 29 2014 at 10:17

The idea that life developed through a process of evolution doesn’t conflict with Catholic teaching, says Pope Francis.

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Did Maradona hit his girlfriend?
October 29 2014 at 10:12

Diego Maradona filed a theft complaint against his girlfriend after the release of a video that allegedly shows him hitting her.

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Kerry: Canada attack a terrorist act
October 29 2014 at 10:07

US Secretary of State John Kerry says the attack on Canada’s Parliament and National War Memorial was a terrorist act.

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Obama defends Ebola guidelines
October 29 2014 at 04:11

Barack Obama’s administration has come under fire for its response to the Ebola crisis.

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