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Clerics held over beating of Christian couple

Pakistan police have arrested two Muslim clerics for inciting a mob to attack a Christian couple on blasphemy charges.

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No foul play in Mount Zion church fire

A fire that destroyed an AME church in South Carolina was not linked to a spate of fires at similar churches.

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Papal visit puts Ecuador in spotlight

Ecuador, where Pope Francis begins his South America tour, is a prime example of tensions between politics, business and the environment.

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Mob attack on Christians: cleric held
July 3 2015 at 16:07

Pakistani police arrested a Muslim cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple for alleged blasphemy.

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France rejects Assange’s asylum request
July 3 2015 at 16:07

The French government rejected an asylum request from Julian Assange, saying he did not face “immediate danger”.

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Denmark plans to cut refugee benefits
July 3 2015 at 15:50

Denmark's government plans to halve the benefits refugees receive from the state in an effort to slow the flow of asylum seekers.

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India: newborns sold for $8 000 each
July 3 2015 at 13:06

At a now-shuttered adoption agency, kidnapped toddlers and newborns were being sold for about $8 000 each, no questions asked.

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Ex-Gitmo inmate ordered to pay victims
July 3 2015 at 13:06

A US court ordered Omar Khadr to pay $134.2m in compensation over a 2002 deadly grenade attack in Afghan, the victims' lawyer said.

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