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Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.
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One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.
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The landslide buried 15 homes along a mountain river and created a huge dam, but no one was reported killed. Officials, however, worry that the dam...
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The landslide buried 15 homes along a mountain river and created a huge dam, but no one was reported killed. Officials, however, worry that the dam...
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A US policeman who fired repeatedly at unarmed black occupants of a car is cleared of all charges, prompting angry protests and some arrests.
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BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Shi'ite Muslim militiamen and Iraqi army forces launched a counter-offensive against Islamic State insurgents near Ramadi...
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A US police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges.
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Spain is preparing for regional and municipal elections that could challenge the grip of the country's two main parties.
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The Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero has been beatified at a ceremony in El Salvador attended by huge crowds.
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A jailed prominent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government has been transferred to a new prison. Daniel Ceballos...
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DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted...
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Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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A murder investigation is launched after the bodies of a man, a woman and a girl are found at a property in Oxfordshire.
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DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a dramatic social shift in a...


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