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 2018-07-23 16:46 

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'Great friend': AFP driver among 23 killed in Kabul suicide attack...

AFP driver Mohammad Akhtar, a 31-year-old father of four who was among 23 people killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, was a "great friend" known for his kindness and honesty, colleagues said Monday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-07-23 16:46 

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Chinese president calls latest pharma scare "vile"...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday described a vaccine safety scandal as "vile" and "shocking" as police opened a criminal investigation into the firm responsible and its management.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151...

 2018-07-23 16:27 

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'Dangerous complacency' warnings at world AIDS conference...

A world AIDS assembly opens in Amsterdam on Monday hoping to harness the star power of activists Elton John and Prince Harry to bolster the battle against an epidemic experts warn may yet spiral out of control.The global network of Agence France Presse co...

 2018-07-23 16:23 

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Mercedes before Hamilton and Bottas, says Wolff...

Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff denied Monday that the use of team orders in Sunday's spectacular German Grand Prix signalled that Lewis Hamilton would be preferred as the number one driver.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countrie...

 2018-07-23 16:10 

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Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers...

Mesut Ozil's decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of Ankara with a Turkish minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism".The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-07-23 16:01 

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Gunman kills two in Toronto shooting rampage...

A 29-year-old gunman opened fire on pedestrians in a bustling Toronto neighborhood, killing two and wounding a dozen others, police in Canada's largest city said Monday, adding the suspect was found dead in an alley after an exchange of gunfire with p...

 2018-07-23 15:52 

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French interior minister defends handling of Macron aide scandal...

France's interior minister on Monday defended his handling of a video showing a top security aide to President Emmanuel Macron hitting a May Day protester, a scandal that has rocked the government and prompted accusations of a cover-up.The global netw...

 2018-07-23 14:14 

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French interior minister defends handling of Macron aide scandal...

France's interior minister on Monday defended his handling of a video showing a top security aide to President Emmanuel Macron striking a May Day protester, a scandal that has rocked the government and prompted accusations of a cover-up.The global net...

 2018-07-23 13:51 

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Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success...

Standing in a field of roses in eastern Afghanistan, former poppy grower Mohammad Din Sapai quickly but carefully plucks the delicate petals that will be turned into rose water and oils for sale around the world.The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-07-23 12:30 

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Toronto shooting leaves 2 dead including gunman, 13 hurt...

Two people including the gunman are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday in the bustling Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada's largest city.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 coun...

 2018-07-23 12:03 

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French interior minister to face grilling over Macron aide scandal...

France's interior minister was to appear before parliament on Monday as pressure mounted on President Emmanuel Macron over his handling of a former top security aide who has been charged with assault after a video emerged showing him striking a young ...

 2018-07-23 11:04 

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Trump hits back at Iran 'war' talk...

President Donald Trump on Sunday hit back at bellicose comments by Iran's president, warning him of dire consequences as the US intensifies its campaign against the Islamic republic.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you...

 2018-07-23 10:20 

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Chinese premier vows crackdown in latest pharma scare...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has vowed stern action over the latest safety scare to hit the country's pharmaceutical industry, as a mounting scandal over a rabies vaccine sent drug stocks tumbling.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-07-23 10:15 

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Ozil quits Germany side after 'racism' as Turkey applauds...

Mesut Ozil on Monday was warmly applauded by Turkey but faced uproar at home in Germany after announcing he was quitting the German national football team, lambasting "racism" over criticism for the side's World Cup debacle.The global network ...

 2018-07-23 09:48 

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Toronto shooting leaves 2 dead including gunman, 13 hurt...

Two people including the gunman are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday in the busy Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada's largest city.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countrie...

 2018-07-23 09:36 

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Turkey hails 'goal against fascist virus' after Ozil quits Germany side...

Turkish ministers on Monday warmly applauded the decision of Turkish-origin German footballer Mesut Ozil to quit the national team on the grounds of racism, with one senior minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism."The global network ...

 2018-07-23 09:23 

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France interior minister to face griling over Macron security aide assault...

France's interior minister Gerard Collomb was due to appear before parliament on Monday, as opposition MPs accused the government of a cover-up over a former top presidential security aide who was charged with gang violence.The global network of Agenc...

 2018-07-23 09:10 

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'Dangerous complacency' feared as AIDS conference opens...

A world AIDS assembly opens in Amsterdam on Monday hoping to harness the star power of activists Elton John and Prince Harry to bolster the battle against an epidemic experts warn may yet spiral out of control.The global network of Agence France Presse co...

 2018-07-23 08:58 

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Trump hits back at Iran 'war' talk...

President Donald Trump on Sunday hit back at bellicose comments by Iran's president, warning him of consequences "the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered," as the US intensifies its campaign against the Islamic republic.Th...

 2018-07-23 08:17 

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Nine shot in downtown Toronto, gunman dead: police...

A gunman opened fire in central Toronto on Sunday night, injuring nine people including a child before being shot dead, police reported.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or sugg...

 2018-07-23 07:53 

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Trump to Iran: 'never, ever threaten' US again...

President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iran of consequences "the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered," if it threatens the United States.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share...

 2018-07-23 07:18 

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'Dangerous complaceny' feared as AIDS conference opens...

A world AIDS assembly opens in Amsterdam on Monday hoping to harness the star power of activists Elton John and Prince Harry to bolster the battle against an epidemic experts warn may yet spiral out of control.The global network of Agence France Presse co...

 2018-07-23 07:16 

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US not afraid to sanction top Iran leaders: Pompeo...

The United States is not afraid to sanction top-ranking leaders of the "nightmare" Iranian regime, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday, pursuing a strategy aimed at Iranian compliance with stringent US demands.The global network of Agenc...

 2018-07-23 07:12 

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Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success...

Standing in a field of roses in eastern Afghanistan, former poppy grower Mohammad Din Sapai quickly but carefully plucks the delicate petals that will be turned into rose water and oils for sale around the world.The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-07-23 06:50 

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All Black magic as New Zealand retain World Cup Sevens crown...

New Zealand became the first team in history to win back-to-back World Cup Sevens crowns Sunday, completing a clean sweep of titles with a 33-12 defeat of England in the final at AT&T Park.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf ...

 2018-07-23 06:20 

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All Black magic as New Zealand retain World Cup Sevens crown...

New Zealand became the first team in history to win back-to-back World Cup Sevens crowns on Sunday, defeating England 33-12 in the final at AT&T Park.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, c...

 2018-07-23 06:20 

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Dying groundskeeper to testify in Roundup cancer trial...

A California groundskeeper dying of cancer is slated to testify Monday before jurors hearing evidence in his lawsuit blaming Monsanto weed killer Roundup for his terminal illness.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-07-23 05:18 

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G20 urges dialogue to resolve trade tensions that threaten growth...

Group of 20 members pleaded on Sunday for increased dialogue to defuse escalating trade tensions that could hit global economic growth hard.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or ...

 2018-07-23 04:34 

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Second time lucky for Denzel, whose new film tops box office...

Superstar Denzel Washington had never made a sequel in a career reaching back nearly four decades, but when he did, with the Sony/Columbia production of "The Equalizer 2," it managed to open at the top of the North American box office.The global n...

 2018-07-23 04:33 

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Italian media, politicians hail Marchionne as Fiat era ends...

Italian media and politicians Sunday saluted Sergio Marchionne, who has stepped down after 14 years heading auto giant Fiat as he is suffering with serious health problems believed to be life-threatening.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 1...

 2018-07-23 04:32 

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French IT services group Atos to buy Syntel of US...

French IT services group Atos said Sunday it has agreed to buy US information technology group Syntel in a move to significantly expand its presence in North America.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share ...

 2018-07-23 02:51 

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Israel evacuates hundreds of White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance...

Israel evacuated hundreds of White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan on Sunday for resettlement in Western countries.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-07-23 01:48 

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Israel evacuates hundreds of White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance...

Israel evacuated hundreds of White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan on Sunday for resettlement in Western countries.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-07-23 01:07 

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Macron's security aide charged over assaults caught on video...

A former top security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron was charged Sunday along with an employee of the ruling party after they were caught on video assaulting May Day protesters, footage that went viral on social media.The global network of Agen...

 2018-07-23 00:26 

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Secret papers show Trump aide suspected of 'conspiring' with Russia...

The FBI believed that a former campaign advisor to Donald Trump was "collaborating" with Russia as it worked to influence the 2016 presidential election, top secret documents released to US news organizations have revealed.The global network of Ag...

 2018-07-23 00:07 

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Ozil, citing 'racism', quits Germany side after World Cup debacle...

Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing "racism" in the criticism of him after the side's World Cup debacle.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a ...

 2018-07-23 00:02 

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Macron's security aide charged over assaults caught on video...

A former top security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron was charged Sunday along with an employee of the ruling party after they were caught on video assaulting May Day protesters, footage that went viral on social media.The global network of Agen...

 2018-07-22 23:41 

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Ozil, citing 'racism', quits Germany side after World Cup debacle...

Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing "racism" in the criticism of him after the side's World Cup debacle.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a ...

 2018-07-22 23:33 

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Israel evacuates hundreds of White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance...

Israel evacuated hundreds of White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan on Sunday for resettlement in Western countries.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-07-22 23:11 

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Molinari sees off Spieth, Woods to win maiden major at British Open...

Italy's Francesco Molinari emerged from the pack in a thrilling finale at Carnoustie to win the British Open on Sunday, seeing off the challenges of reigning champion Jordan Spieth and a revived Tiger Woods to win the first major of his career.The glo...

 2018-07-22 23:08 

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Suicide attack at Kabul airport leaves 14 dead, 60 wounded...

A suicide bomber killed at least 14 people and wounded 60 at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile.The global network of Agence France...

 2018-07-22 23:06 

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Ozil, citing 'racism', quits Germany side after World Cup debacle...

Mesut Ozil said Sunday he was quitting the German national football team, citing "racism" in the criticism of him in the side's World Cup debacle.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a que...

 2018-07-22 22:17 

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Israel evacuates hundreds of White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance...

Israel evacuated hundreds of White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan on Sunday for resettlement in Western countries.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-07-22 20:59 

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Suicide attack at Kabul airport leaves 14 dead, 60 wounded...

A suicide bomber killed at least 14 people and wounded 60 at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile.The global network of Agence France...

 2018-07-22 20:26 

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UK to refuse Brexit bill without trade deal, says minister...

Britain will only pay its EU divorce bill if the bloc agrees the framework for a future trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary warned in an interview published Sunday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share o...

 2018-07-22 20:25 

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Macron's security aide facing charges as heat rises over assault...

A former top security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron was brought before a judge Sunday after videos emerged of him striking a young man during a demonstration, a scandal which has derailed parliamentary proceedings as lawmakers press the govern...

 2018-07-22 20:25 

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'As good as my best' says Hamilton after stunning German win...

Lewis Hamilton said he'd "never been in a race like this" after his stunning victory in a spectacular rain-hit German Grand Prix which saw title rival Sebastian Vettel crash out of contention.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 1...

 2018-07-22 20:04 

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Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance...

Israel has evacuated 800 White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan for resettlement in Britain, Canada and Germany, Amman said Sunday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countr...

 2018-07-22 19:47 

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Woods takes lead at British Open as Spieth stumbles in final round...

Tiger Woods found himself in the outright lead in the final round of the British Open on Sunday after a solid start combined with slip-ups from defending champion Jordan Spieth and the other pacesetters.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 15...

 2018-07-22 19:45 

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Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German win...

Lewis Hamilton regained the lead in the world drivers' championship on Sunday when he claimed one of the most memorable victories of his career by winning a rain-hit German Grand Prix for Mercedes after starting from 14th on the grid.The global networ...

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