26 May 2017
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15/04/2017 16:41

Syria car bombing kills at least 24 evacuees

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A suicide car bombing killed at least 24 people Saturday in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.

15/04/2017 16:39

US-backed forces reach edge of IS-held Syria town

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US-backed fighters have reached the outskirts of a key jihadist-held town in northern Syria as part of an offensive against the Islamic State group's bastion Raqa, a monitor said Saturday.

15/04/2017 16:34

Roadside bomb kills 11 Afghan civilians

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At least 11 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the restive southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said Saturday.

15/04/2017 16:31

Year of the glitch: Sound fails Radiohead at Coachella

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Radiohead salvaged a headlining set at the Coachella festival from disaster Friday, following a glitch-plagued opening in which the audio system repeatedly crashed.

15/04/2017 16:19 Video

Kitesurf, the stunted stunts in France

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Spectacular stunts in France during the first leg of the Kitesurf frestyle world cup. In Leucate, the acrobatic figures of the sports professionals born in the nineties have attracted an ever-more passionate audience.

15/04/2017 13:48

First «Star Wars: The Last Jedi» trailer thrills fans

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Disney debuted its highly-anticipated first trailer for «Star Wars: The Last Jedi» at a fan event in the United States, sending the internet into a frenzy of excitement -- and speculation.

15/04/2017 13:32

Hands off the animals: Tunis croc killing zoo reopens

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A Tunisian zoo that closed after a crocodile was stoned to death has reopened, with extra guards and new signs instructing visitors not to throw things at the animals.

15/04/2017 13:30

North Korea puts «new ICBM» on show, say analysts

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North Korea unveiled what could be a new intercontinental ballistic missile at a giant military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, analysts said.

15/04/2017 11:12

China seeks Russia's help to «cool» North Korea situation

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China is seeking Russia's help to cool surging tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the country's foreign minister has told his Moscow counterpart, after Beijing warned of possible conflict over North Korea.

15/04/2017 10:58

Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

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Apple has joined the list of companies with permits to test self-driving cars in California, according to an updated roster released on Friday by state officials.

15/04/2017 10:24

Strong US dollar a threat to Trump campaign pledges

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President Donald Trump takes credit for revitalizing the US economy even though he has not yet been in office for 100 days.

15/04/2017 10:20

Apple eyes backing Hon Hai bid for Toshiba chip unit

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Tech giant Apple is considering backing Hon Hai's multi-billion dollar bid for Toshiba's lucrative memory chip business, a report said Saturday.

15/04/2017 10:15

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

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Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led forces conducted clean-up operations over their mountain hideouts.

15/04/2017 10:14

Villa ices game with spectacular chip shot

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Former Barcelona striker David Villa helped lead New York City FC to a 2-0 victory Friday with a jaw-dropping chip from 53 yards out against the lowly Philadelphia Union.

15/04/2017 08:51

Uber says growth strong as it gives a peek at earnings

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Uber on Friday provided a glimpse at its earnings, saying it is growing strong while working to overhaul company culture at the scandal-dented on-demand ride service.

15/04/2017 07:53

Kim oversees North Korea display of military strength

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un Saturday saluted as ranks of goose-stepping soldiers followed by tanks and other military hardware paraded in Pyongyang for a show of strength with tensions mounting over his nuclear ambitions.

15/04/2017 06:22

Sock avoids upset to reach Houston semis

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High seeds John Isner and Sam Querrey were sent packing in three sets, while No. 1 seed Jack Sock survived a scare at the ATP Tour's Houston event.

15/04/2017 05:59

Paulinho under fire in China over ads with porn star

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Brazilian international Paulinho was chastised Saturday by the Chinese football federation after promoting a betting company with a porn star -- two sectors banned in the communist country.

15/04/2017 04:17

China's Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%

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China's growth stabilised in the first quarter thanks to rising investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, though they warned the reprieve may be...

15/04/2017 03:12

The OPCW: ridding the world of chemical weapons

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Russia criticised the world's chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, saying it was...

15/04/2017 00:42

Egypt Copts ready for Easter mass despite attacks

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Egyptian Copts will celebrate Easter mass on Saturday, marking one of Christianity's most joyous occasions just days after the deadliest attacks in living memory against the country's religious minority.

15/04/2017 00:17 Video

Ancient rituals and rave in Burma for the Buddhist New Year

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In Burma, traditional rites, with songs and dances, have alternated rave with music to celebrate the new Buddhist year. It is the water festival, a collective rite during which for a few days the streets turn into a playful battlefield with balloons, water guns and hydrants.

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