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10,000 people leave Chinese city over ammonia leak

Over 10,000 people have been evacuated from a suburb of the southwestern Chinese city of Nanchong over a reported ammonia leak from a fertilizer plant. Residents of the Dingshui district in Nanchong were forced to flee the area on Monday night after the toxic gas leaked from a pipeline operated ...

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Egypt gives jail terms to 74 Muslims Brotherhood supporters

An Egyptian court has handed down three-year jail terms to over 70 supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement, among them three former legislators, on charges of “inciting violence” during the 2013 anti-government protests, Press TV reports. On Monday, the Sharqiya court in Egypt’s western Nile Delta region passed the sentence ...

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Activist in search for Mexico missing students killed

A prominent Mexican political activist, who played a major role in the search for the controversial disappearance of 43 missing students and a number of other similar cases, has been found dead in Mexico. On Monday, the Union of Towns and Organizations (UPOEG)’s leader Bruno Placido confirmed that Miguel Angel ...

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Japan PM WWII statement includes apology: Report

A statement to be read out by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the anniversary of the country’s World War II defeat reportedly includes the word “apology.” The statement, whose wording is yet to be approved by the premier’s cabinet prior to presentation on Saturday, also includes “aggression,” the DPA reported on ...

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Two men killed in shooting in Las Vegas

Two men have been shot to death in a shooting on the west side of the Las Vegas Valley, police say. The incident occurred at an apartment complex located at 725 W. Hualapai Way, near West Charleston Boulevard, about 6:50 pm on Monday. No further information was available on the ...

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UN Security Council calls for peace talks in Burundi

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on the opposition and the government in Burundi to hold peace talks aimed at ending the ongoing political turmoil in the African country. The 15-member council on Monday threw its weight behind proposals by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to send a high-level UN ...

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Turkey’s u-turn on ISIL sparks criticism

Turkey has changed its stance on who is the real threat in Syria. Ankara’s sudden u-turn to actively fight against the ISIL is being questioned by many, especially the Turkish government’s sincerity to change its policy so dramatically.

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Captain-in-waiting Smith wants to shed defensive approach

SYDNEY: Australia’s Steve Smith has vowed to be a more aggressive captain if he is appointed to lead the side as expected following a disastrous Ashes campaign which prompted Michael Clarke’s retirement. The 26-year-old, in line to take over after Clarke’s final Test at The Oval later this month, has ...

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