20 July 2017
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22/06/2017 15:32

Main forest fires in Portugal under control

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The main forest fires that have raged in Portugal since the weekend, killing more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said, but grief and anger smouldered across the country.

13/05/2017 18:43

Tunisians protest over corruption amnesty bill

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More than 2,000 Tunisians protested Saturday in the capital against a bill that would allow officials being prosecuted for alleged corruption to be amnestied in exchange for reimbursing embezzled funds.

09/05/2017 08:19

Briton who tried to kill Trump heard «screaming voices»

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A British man jailed after trying to assassinate Donald Trump said Tuesday that screaming voices in his head urged him to lunge for a policeman's gun.

05/05/2017 09:13

India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

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India's Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted in the 2012 gang rape and murder of a Delhi student.

25/04/2017 16:41

South African suspect taken to scene of family axe murders

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The 22-year-old South African man on trial for murdering his wealthy family with an axe was taken on Tuesday to the home where his parents and brother were killed.

25/04/2017 11:46

Rebels used villagers as shields in India attack: survivor

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Maoist rebels who killed 25 paramilitary troops in an ambush in central India used local villagers as human shields, a survivor said Tuesday.

25/04/2017 11:01

Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

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A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his girlfriend's child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday, the latest example of the social...

24/04/2017 12:51

Henri van Breda pleads not guilty to slaying his South African family

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In a case that has gripped South Africa, the 22-year-old son of a wealthy family pleaded not guilty Monday to slaughtering his parents and brother in a frenzied axe attack.

23/04/2017 00:21

South African faces trial over axe slaying of his wealthy family

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In a case that has gripped South Africa, the 22-year-old scion of a wealthy family goes on trial in Cape Town on Monday, accused of slaughtering his family in a frenzied axe attack.

22/04/2017 00:28

Marijuana activists arrested at US Capitol on «4/20» day

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Police arrested seven pro-marijuana activists near the US Capitol on Thursday as they handed out free joints to mark «4/20 day» and highlight their effort to legalize pot.

21/04/2017 23:51

Bus crash in South Africa kills 19 children, driver

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At least 19 children were killed in a bus crash outside the South African capital Pretoria on Friday, emergency services said, after many were trapped inside the burning vehicle.

20/04/2017 02:14

US man dies «peacefully» after told Trump was impeached

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A 75-year-old man died «peacefully» at his home in the US state of Oregon after his ex-wife led him to believe that President Donald Trump had been impeached.

20/04/2017 02:07

Ex-NFL star convicted of murder commits suicide in prison

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Former American football star and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez was found dead in prison on Wednesday after hanging himself with a bedsheet in his cell.

19/04/2017 06:23

Zuckerberg vows work to prevent next «Facebook killer»

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Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday vowed to work to keep the world's leading social network from being used to propagate grisly acts like the murder of an elderly man on Easter Sunday.

19/04/2017 05:34

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

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Bangladesh on Tuesday began training thousands of teenage girls to fight cyber crime, citing an «alarming» rise in social media-related abuses mostly targeting adolescents.

19/04/2017 05:18

Family see shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

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A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark in full view of her parents on Australia's southwest coast, authorities said Tuesday.

19/04/2017 00:08

US «Facebook killer» takes own life after police chase

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A US gunman accused of murdering an elderly grandfather and posting the footage on Facebook killed himself after a brief police chase, bringing to a close a frantic nationwide manhunt.

18/04/2017 05:33

Nepal convicts soldiers of killing girl during civil war

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Three former Nepalese soldiers have each been sentenced in absentia to 20 years in jail for killing a teenage girl, only the second conviction for crimes committed during a decade-long civil war which ended in 2006.

17/04/2017 06:25

Police seek US suspect accused of committing murder on Facebook

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Police on Sunday were searching for a gunman they said murdered a man live on Facebook in the US state of Ohio.

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.

08/04/2017 12:00

Panic, damage as three strong quakes hit Philippines

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A trio of strong earthquakes damaged buildings and caused panicked tourists to flee a popular dive resort near the Philippine capital on Saturday, officials...

29/12/2016 09:35 Video

India, a train derails near Kanpur: At least two dead and 38 wounded

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Derailment of the express train to Ajmer Sealdah-fifty kilometers south of Kanpur. The accident, whose causes have not been clarified, caused the disruption of rail traffic to the important snod.

27/12/2016 22:55

Hollywood's «princess» Carrie Fisher dead at 60

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After decades of fast living that her fearless «Star Wars» character Princess Leia would have struggled to keep up with, Carrie Fisher died Tuesday, days after suffering a heart attack. She was 60.

27/12/2016 16:01 Video

Russia, the black box of the Tupolev brought to the surface

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The discovery of the black box took place at 1,600 meters from the shore, at a depth of 17 meters. The box, immersed in water so that the air does not deteriorate the recorded material, will reach the Central Institute of Lyubertsy research center of excellence in the South East suburbs of Moscow.

26/12/2016 10:19

British pop star George Michael dies aged 53

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British pop star George Michael, who rose to fame with the band Wham! and sold more than 100 million albums in his career, has died aged 53, his publicist said on Sunday.

17/12/2016 06:16

Man charged with murder in death of Tyson Gay's daughter

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A man was indicted this week on a charge of wanton murder in the October death of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter Trinity, police in Lexington, Kentucky, said Friday.

12/12/2016 06:59

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

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Egypt's Copts, targeted in a church bombing that killed 23 people in Cairo on Sunday, are the Middle East's largest Christian minority community, and also one of the oldest.

08/12/2016 09:57 Video

Fidel Castro's ashes buried in Santiago de Cuba

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Cuban President Raul Castro has buried the ashes of Fidel in a granite tomb in Santiago de Cuba, ending the long cycle of the funeral of the «lider maximo».

30/11/2016 16:57 Video

Chapecoense, the video of the last party before the tragedy

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Brazil has decreed three days of national mourning for the death of 75 people, mostly members of the football team Chapecoense, in the plane crash near Medellin, leading the team to Colombia to play the final of the Copa Sudamericana against Atletico Nacional.

24/11/2016 10:25

Twelve arrested in India baby trafficking ring

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Twelve people have been arrested in eastern India for trafficking newborn babies, who were smuggled out of clinics in biscuit boxes, police said Thursday.

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