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Mother Admits Murdering Children By Driving Into Australian Lake

A mother has admitted killing three of her children by driving them into a lake in southern Australia. 37 year old Akon Guode, killed one-year-old Bol and four-year-old twins Hanger and Madit in Melbourne’s south-west in 2015. Another child, six-year-old Alual, was ...

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January 16th, 2017

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Trump Worries Nato With ‘Obsolete’ Comment

Germany’s foreign minister says a statement by US President-elect Donald Trump that Nato is “obsolete” has caused “worry” in the alliance. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said it was a contradiction of comments made days ago by Mr Trump’s incoming

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January 16th, 2017

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Dozens Die As Turkish Cargo Jet Hits Homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and at least 33 people on the ground. The Boeing 747 TC-MCL aircraft operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it landed in fog at Manas airport, 15 miles north of the capital. At ...

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January 16th, 2017

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Swiss Muslim Girls Must Swim With Boys, European Court Rules

Switzerland has won a case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) obliging Muslim parents to send their children to mixed swimming lessons. It said authorities were justified in giving precedence to enforcing “the full school curriculum” and the ...

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January 10th, 2017

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US Military Tests Swarm Of Mini-Drones Launched From Jets

The US military has launched 103 miniature swarming drones from a fighter jet during a test in California. Three F/A-18 Super Hornets were used to release the Perdix drones last October. The drones, which have a wingspan of 12 inches, operate autonomously and share a ...

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January 10th, 2017

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Jeff Sessions, US Attorney General Nominee, Faces Rough Ride

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be the new attorney general is poised to get a rough ride when he appears before US senators. Sixty-nine year old Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions will face questions about his past record on civil rights at his confirmation hearing ...

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January 10th, 2017

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Pakistan International Airways Flight Crashes In North

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with more than 40 people on board has crashed in the north of the country. The airline said in a statement Flight PK-661 “lost contact with the control tower on its way to Islamabad a short while ago”. A spokesman ...

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December 7th, 2016

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Donald Trump Is Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

US President-elect Donald Trump has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2016. The property tycoon was awarded the title following his unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in November’s presidential election. Mr Trump told NBC’s Today show ...

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December 7th, 2016

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Syria Rebels Withdraw From Aleppo Battle

Syrian rebels have left the last areas they held in Aleppo’s old city, while calling for a five-day truce to allow the evacuation of civilians. Activist monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the pull-back in Syria’s second city came after ...

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December 7th, 2016

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Dr. Ben Carson Nominated As The Secretary Of The Department Of Housing And Urban Development

US President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Dr. Ben Carson as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In a statement the US President-elect ways he thrilled to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as the next secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban

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December 5th, 2016

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