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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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Hundreds denounce US blogger’s murder
February 27 2015 at 15:15

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Dhaka to denounce the murder of a US blogger of Bangladeshi origin who was hacked to death.

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Girl’s plea for euthanasia rejected
February 27 2015 at 11:48

Chile's government has rejected an ailing 14-year-old girl's plea on social media to let her “sleep forever.”

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Teen arrested for ‘IS-inspired’ killing
February 27 2015 at 11:48

Police in Japan arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a murder “inspired by Islamist extremist executions”.

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Butt-injection death: ‘Black Madam’ testifies
February 27 2015 at 11:47

“The Michelangelo of buttocks injections” testified at her murder trial that she has been haunted since the 2011 death of a client.

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China bans ivory imports
February 27 2015 at 11:44

China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports, amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fuelled poaching.

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Court dismisses Argentine president case
February 27 2015 at 11:43

A cover-up case against President Cristina Kirchner was dismissed, but questions remain around the 1994 bombing at the centre of the story.

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Second deadly shooting rocks S Korea
February 27 2015 at 11:43

A gunman shot and killed four people at a home south of Seoul in the second such incident in two days, police officials said.

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Stolen Picasso ‘smuggled into US’
February 27 2015 at 11:43

Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions was stolen in France and smuggled into the US as an "art craft".

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Hong Kong woman jailed for maid abuse
February 27 2015 at 11:42

A Hong Kong mother of two who punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was jailed for six years.

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Outrage over kindergarteners with rifles
February 27 2015 at 09:32

Pictures of Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy.

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