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Turkish workers kidnapped in Baghdad

Sixteen Turkish workers were kidnapped by masked men in north-eastern Baghdad, Iraq's Interior Ministry said.

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11 migrants drown en route to Greece

At least 11 migrants believed to be Syrians drowned as two boats sank after leaving south-west Turkey for the Greek island of Kos.

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New Zealand may ditch Union Flag

New Zealand unveiled four possible options for a revamped ensign - and none of them feature the Union Flag.

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IS hacker killed in air strike
August 28 2015 at 22:07

A British hacker who was active in encouraging people abroad to carry out “lone wolf” attacks has been killed by a US air strike.

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Netanyahu cartoon embarrasses Swiss
August 28 2015 at 21:39

Switzerland’s ambassador to Iran displayed a cartoon depicting two doves defecating on Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's head.

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No injuries in Peru quake
August 28 2015 at 21:30

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Lima, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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NSA data collection 'constitutional'
August 28 2015 at 19:07

A US appellate court decision supported the Obama administration's stance that the NSA's programs are constitutional, the White House said

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News Corp rehires Rebekah Brooks
August 28 2015 at 21:24

Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job as News Corp’s UK chief, nearly a year after being cleared in a phone hacking scandal.

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Call for end to ‘Black Pete’ stereotypes
August 28 2015 at 20:58

A UN body called on the Netherlands to revamp its “Black Pete” Christmas tradition, as many saw it as a “vestige of slavery”.

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Erika leaves 12 dead in Dominica
August 28 2015 at 19:18

Tropical Storm Erika killed at least 12 people as it swept over the small island of Dominica, its prime minister said.

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Crack down on migrant smugglers: US
August 28 2015 at 19:01

The White House said that the migrant crisis in Europe shows that unrest in the Middle East has impacts far beyond the region.

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British journalists detained in Turkey
August 28 2015 at 18:38

Turkish anti-terrorist police have detained two British journalists for reporting without government accreditation.

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Virginia teen jailed for supporting IS
August 28 2015 at 18:37

A US teenager who used social media to support the Islamic State, has been sentenced to just over 11 years in jail.

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