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Germany blast: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up injuring 12

A police forensic expert works outside where a 21-year-old Syrian refugee killed a woman with a machete and injured two other people in the city of Reutlingen, Germany July 24, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
ANSBACH: A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a ...Read More

Following failed coup, Turkey to disband Presidential guard

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Turkey is disbanding its elite presidential guard unit following an attempted coup that left hundreds dead this month, the Prime Minister said. Some of the soldiers who seized state broadcaster TRT during the attempted coup came from the presidential guard ...Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Over 31 killed in Kabul’s twin blasts during ‘power line’ protest

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Over 31 killed in Kabul's twin blasts during 'power line' protest More than 31 people were killed and scores injured after twin blasts rocked Kabul's Dehmazang circle this afternoon during protests over the government's planned 500 kv power line project ...Read More

5 things to know about the Munich shooting

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An 18-year-old German-Iranian from Munich opened fire at a McDonald's restaurant and continued onto a street before entering the mall near the Olympic stadium in Germany's third largest city Nine people were killed and 21 wounded in what is suspected ...Read More

MH370 MYSTERY: Search to be ‘suspended’, not shut down

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The governments of Malaysia, Australia and China announced that search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 would be suspended upon completion of the current search area. The ministers from Malaysia, China and Australia met in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the ...Read More

Fan risks life for selfie with Lionel Messi

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Footballers generally have a large following but when that footballer is Lionel Messi, people will go through lengths to meet the global superstar. Messi was relaxing on his yacht in Ibiza when he got a surprise visit from a fan ...Read More

Tennis: Nadal, Federer pull out of Rogers Cup

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Two tennis greats have pulled out of the Rogers Cup. Former champions Roger  Federer and Rafael Nadal announced this decision just a day after World number 2 Andy Murray announced his withdrawal from the tournament which is to be held ...Read More

Trump captures Republican nomination

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Thirteen months after launching an improbable bid for the White House, Donald Trump captured the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, having vanquished 16 party rivals, warred with much of its establishment and provoked controversy at every turn. His eldest ...Read More

Afghan boy with axe goes on attacking spree in Germany

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee wielding an axe and a knife attacked passengers on a train in southern Germany on Monday evening, severely wounding four, before he was shot dead by police, the interior minister for the state of Bavaria said. ...Read More


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