Rio police ‘trigger happy’ says Amnesty as Olympics loom
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Rio police ‘trigger happy’ says Amnesty as Olympics loom

Amnesty International claim that Brazil’s military police have been responsible for the deaths of over…

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One year after ISIL bloodshed Iraq’s Yazidis still suffering
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One year after ISIL bloodshed Iraq’s Yazidis still suffering

It is one-year to the day that ISIL militants attacked Iraq’s Yazidi minority in Sinjar…

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Syrian warplane crashes in rebel-held town, casualties reported
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Syrian warplane crashes in rebel-held town, casualties reported

At least 27 people have been killed and dozens injured after a Syrian army fighter…

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Britain announces new measures to clampdown on migrants
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Britain announces new measures to clampdown on migrants

More than 1,700 attempts to cross the Eurotunnel to Britain were stopped overnight on Sunday,…

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MH370: Investigators to meet in Paris to coordinate work
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MH370: Investigators to meet in Paris to coordinate work

The discovery of a Boeing 777 wing fragment on the Indian Ocean island La Reunion,…

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Newly-opened Athens stock market plunges after five-week shutdown
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Newly-opened Athens stock market plunges after five-week shutdown

Greece’s stock exchange has plunged by nearly 23 percent after opening for the first time…

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Nigeria: Army says it has freed 178 Boko Haram captives
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Nigeria: Army says it has freed 178 Boko Haram captives

Nigeria’s army says it has rescued 178 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko…

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Ukrainians protest against a planned “buffer zone”.
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Ukrainians protest against a planned “buffer zone”.

Hundreds of people gathered in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Sunday in protest…

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Hamburg “baptises” world’s largest container ship
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Hamburg “baptises” world’s largest container ship

In the German port of Hamburg the world’s “largest container ship”:http://www.lloydslist.com/ll/sector/containers/article465774.ecein has been baptised. “MSC…

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LGBT activists arrested in Russia amid paratrooper celebrations
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LGBT activists arrested in Russia amid paratrooper celebrations

Several LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights supporters have been arrested in the Russian city…

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