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Pope goes ‘home’ to defend the poor

Pope Francis will champion the rights of the poor and the planet on his landmark South American tour.

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Afghan leader mum on lynching row

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has declined to intervene in the case of four men convicted over the mob killing of a young woman.

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Islamic State targeted in 38 air strikes

The United States and its allies stepped up their campaign against Islamic State with 38 air strikes on targets belonging to the group in Iraq and Syria.

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Sunday Independent International

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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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