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Suspect in murder of British MP a ‘loner’
Suspect in murder of British MP a ‘loner’

The man arrested over the murder of Jo Cox was described by neighbours as a quiet loner and family said he had a history of mental illness.

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Pope's comments on marriage spark criticism
Pope's comments on marriage spark criticism

Pope Francis was criticised for saying great majority of sacramental marriages are null because couples do not fully realise ...

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Ex-Auschwitz guard Hanning convicted
Ex-Auschwitz guard Hanning convicted

Reinhold Hanning was sentenced to five years' jail for facilitating the slaughter at the concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.

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EgyptAir hijacker a common criminal - ex-wife
EgyptAir hijacker a common criminal - ex-wife

The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian who hijacked a plane to Cyprus denied his claims of being a political activist.

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MSF rejects EU funding over Turkey deal
MSF rejects EU funding over Turkey deal

Medical aid charity Doctors Without Borders said that it will no longer seek EU funding in protest against the EU-Turkey migrant deal.

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Brazil mulls quitting international bodies
Brazil mulls quitting international bodies

Brazil is considering leaving 34 second-tier international organisations to cut back on costs, according to a list seen by Reuters.

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Obama’s Hiroshima speech criticised
Obama’s Hiroshima speech criticised

An association of Japanese atomic bomb survivors has accused President Obama of failing to mention US responsibility for the bombing.

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National fund to help Orlando attack victims
National fund to help Orlando attack victims

An advocacy group for crime victims will oversee the payout in donations raised for victims of Orlando gay nightclub shooting.

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Parents kill pregnant daughter 'for honour'
Parents kill pregnant daughter 'for honour'

Relatives slit the throat of a young mother who was pregnant with her second child after she married against their will, officials said.

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Life for 11 over India massacre of Muslims
Life for 11 over India massacre of Muslims

Eleven Hindu attackers were jailed for life for murdering dozens in one of the most notorious massacres of the 2002 Gujarat riots.

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Fight over ‘Himalayan viagra’ ends deadly
Fight over ‘Himalayan viagra’ ends deadly

A Nepal villager was shot dead in clashes over a valuable fungus known as the “Himalayan Viagra” for its reputed aphrodisiac qualities.

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Experts slam Bangladesh mass arrests
Experts slam Bangladesh mass arrests

Human rights experts slammed a wave of mass arrests by Bangladeshi police carrying out a crackdown on Islamist militants.

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Venezuela’s food crisis erupts in deadly looting
Venezuela’s food crisis erupts in deadly looting

Police arrested hundreds as the country's food crisis erupted into deadly looting, heightening hardship in the oil-producing nation.

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Russian hooligans arrested for beating tourists
Russian hooligans arrested for beating tourists

Six Russian hooligans were arrested in Germany after beating and kicking Spanish tourists, injuring one of them seriously, police said.

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Sanders vows to help Clinton beat Trump
Sanders vows to help Clinton beat Trump

Bernie Sanders, who has resisted pressure to exit the White House race, promised to work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump.