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Gunman kills two New York police officers in possible revenge attack

Gunman kills two New York police officers in possible revenge attack

(Reuters) - A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City Police...

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Obama does not consider Sony hack an act of war: CNN interview

Obama does not consider Sony hack an act of war: CNN interview

(Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama does not consider the cyber attack on Sony Corp ( 6758.T ) to be an act of war, he said in an interview, remarks apparently aimed at limiting U.S. anger over the incident which Washington blames on North Korea. Obama and his advisers...

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Croatia may block Serbia’s EU bid over war crime probes

Croatia may block Serbia’s EU bid over war crime probes

Croatia may block Serbia's accession process with the European Union if Belgrade would not prosecute those accused for war crimes during the break up of Yugoslavia, Croatian foreign minister told The Anadolu Agency. " Croatia will apply, only and...

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Eight children found dead at Australian property

Eight children found dead at Australian property

Eight children ranging from babies to teenagers were found dead at a home in the Australian city of Cairns on Friday, police said, reportedly in a gruesome mass stabbing that comes just days after a deadly siege in Sydney. Prime Minister Tony Abbott called the Cairns tragedy...

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U.S., Cuba to restore ties after 50 years of hostility

U.S., Cuba to restore ties after 50 years of hostility

(Reuters) - The United States will restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, a major policy shift ending decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday. Announcing the end of what he called a "rigid"...

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Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

(Reuters) - A shocked Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency. People across the country lit candles and staged vigils as...

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Over 120 Pakistanis, mostly children, killed in Taliban high school attack

Over 120 Pakistanis, mostly children, killed in Taliban high school attack

(Reuters) - At least 126 people, most of them children, were killed on Tuesday when Taliban gunmen stormed a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years. Troops surrounded the building...

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104 killed in Pakistan school siege

104 killed in Pakistan school siege

At least 104 students have been killed and scores more injured by gunmen in a siege on an army hospital in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar on Tuesday.   Perwaiz Khattakh, the chief minister for the state of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where Peshawar is located,...

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Police storm Sydney cafe to end hostage siege, three dead

Police storm Sydney cafe to end hostage siege, three dead

(Reuters) - Heavily armed Australian police stormed a Sydney cafe on Tuesday and freed a number of hostages being held there at gunpoint, in a dramatic end to a 16-hour siege in which three people were killed and four wounded. New South Wales police said two men, aged 34 and...

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Sydney siege: what is significance of Islamist flags held by gunman?

Sydney siege: what is significance of Islamist flags held by gunman?

Police have locked down the centre of Australia's biggest city after a gunman walked into a café in downtown Sydney, took hostages and forced them to display an Islamic flag. It is not yet known how many people are inside the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Martin Place, but...

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5 hostages escape from besieged Sydney cafe

5 hostages escape from besieged Sydney cafe

  Five hostages have escaped from a Sydney cafe besieged by a gunman during Monday morning rush hour, according to local media. The remaining hostages – who include men and women but no children -- are being ordered to stand with their hands against the windows in...

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Al-Shabaab attacks AMISOM base in Somalia

Al-Shabaab attacks AMISOM base in Somalia

A military base of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) was attacked on Sunday by suspected militants from the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab movement. "An AMISOM base was attacked by several mortar shells tonight," Col. Mohamed Maalin, a Somalia Police Force member, told...

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Gunmen kill 12 mine clearers in Afghanistan

Gunmen kill 12 mine clearers in Afghanistan

Suspected Taliban militants shot dead 12 anti-landmine workers in  Afghanistan ’s southern Helmand province Saturday, Afghan police said. According to provincial police spokesman Farid Ahmad Obaid,  suspected Taliban riding motorbikes opened fire on the workers...

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South Sudan's ignored AIDS 'time bomb'

South Sudan's ignored AIDS 'time bomb'

The scourge of HIV/ AIDS is being overlooked in South Sudan, activists warn, as the government and civil society remain focused on other problems caused by the country's year-long political crisis. "The problem is, there's no proper system of treatment for those living with...

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CIA torture report sparks outrage worldwide

CIA torture report sparks outrage worldwide

 As details from the summary of a  6,000-page U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture and detention methods used by the CIA surface, politicians, leaders and critics have reacted with outrage. The report summary disclosed not only that "waterboarding"...

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  US Secretary of State rallies nations to climate action

US Secretary of State rallies nations to climate action

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to spur climate envoys to action Thursday as the annual UN summit entered its final phase with an accord far off. The world faced a “massive moral failure of historical consequences” if it failed to act decisively in reining in...

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Turkey, Italy to collaborate on solution for Libya

Turkey, Italy to collaborate on solution for Libya

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi agreed to work together to find a solution for the conflict in Libya. "We will jointly work towards a comprehensive reconciliation process in Libya that will bring together all the...

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Somali al Shabaab militants behead two policewomen

Somali al Shabaab militants behead two policewomen

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants have beheaded two Somali policewomen, prompting a policeman to kill five women linked to the group who were being held for a possible swap of captives, an official said on Wednesday. The...

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