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Israel withholds Palestinian funds

Palestinian Authority will pay partial salaries to employees after Israel failed to transfer revenue it collects on the Palestinians' behalf.

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Istanbul police HQ attacker shot dead

Turkish security forces shot dead a female assailant after she and an accomplice sought to attack the Istanbul police headquarters.

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First Tikrit, then all of Iraq: PM

Iraq vowed to reclaim the entire country from jihadists after retaking Tikrit in its biggest success yet against the Islamic State.

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Boston jury hears of boy’s grisly death
March 30 2015 at 19:33

The 8-year-old boy who was the youngest person to die in the Boston Marathon bombing was torn apart by the blast.

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Death toll in Chile desert flood rises
March 30 2015 at 19:25

The death toll in flooding in the northern Chilean desert has risen to 17, and authorities have launched a vaccination campaign to prevent the spread of disease.

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IS fighters behead eight in Syria
March 30 2015 at 15:54

A new video released by the Islamic State group shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shi'a Muslims.

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Thais detain migrants found on train
March 30 2015 at 15:27

Thai authorities said that they had found a group of 76 migrants from neighbouring Myanmar, including six suspected Rohingya.

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Tainted liquor kills nine in Indonesia
March 30 2015 at 15:25

Nine Indonesian men have died after consuming alcohol mixed with mosquito repellent, police said.

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Alps crash wipes out three generations
March 30 2015 at 15:10

Three generations of a well-heeled Spanish family were killed when Germanwings flight 9525 slammed into the French Alps.

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Second blogger hacked to death in Dhaka
March 30 2015 at 11:37

Police in Bangladesh have arrested two men over the murder which comes weeks after a US atheist blogger was also hacked to death in Dhaka.

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Israel ex-PM found guilty of corruption
March 30 2015 at 11:29

A Jerusalem court found Ehud Olmert guilty of corruption over "received envelopes of cash from a US businessman", a report said.

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Obama ‘poses an imminent threat to US’
March 30 2015 at 11:29

A third of Republicans believe President Obama poses an imminent threat, outranking concerns about Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad.

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Rhino kills woman in central Nepal
March 30 2015 at 11:28

A rhinoceros has killed a woman and injured six other people in Makwanpur district during a rampage at a marketplace.

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