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‘Burn him’ - jailed mobster’s chilling order

Italian police have published transcripts of an execution order from an imprisoned mobster.

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French journos ‘free’ after kidnap ordeal

Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year were free and ‘in good health’.

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Pope leads Catholics in Good Friday mass

The plight of the poor, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated Pope Francis' Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum.

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US court throws out SA man’s confession
April 16 2014 at 20:58

A South African man's apparent confession to four murders shortly after his arrest has been thrown out by a US court.

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Saudis detain prominent rights lawyer
April 16 2014 at 21:29

Saudi activists say authorities have detained a prominent human rights lawyer in the capital.

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Syria media killings on the rise
April 16 2014 at 21:27

A spike in targeted murders of journalists in Syria landed the war-shattered country for the first time on the Committee to Protect Journalists' annual Impunity Index.

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Tsarnaev’s restrictions may be eased
April 16 2014 at 21:24

A federal judge said he may allow the Boston marathon bombing suspect to meet with his family without the presence of the federal agents.

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Silvio’s Mafia-linked pal takes ill
April 16 2014 at 21:08

A Lebanese security official says a longtime ally of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi detained in Lebanon has been moved to a Beirut hospital after falling ill.

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Tsarnaev wants some charges dropped
April 16 2014 at 16:03

Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect say many of the charges are redundant and could sway jurors.

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Ukraine talks must not fail: Germany
April 16 2014 at 16:04

There is the threat of more dead and injured if no exit is found from the spiral of violence, warns Germany’s FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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Pakistan names and shames tax defaulters
April 16 2014 at 16:02

Desperate Pakistani tax authorities are publicly shaming defaulters by publishing their tax details in a directory for the first time.

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S Korea, Japan hold rare ‘comfort women’ talks
April 16 2014 at 16:02

South Korea and Japan held rare high-level talks on the extremely sensitive issue of wartime sex slavery.

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Cheeky ad makes N Korean agents see red
April 16 2014 at 16:03

A promotional poster in a London hair salon featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has angered Pyongyang officials.

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