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Smugglers 'kill six Egyptian guards'

June 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Six Egyptian border guards have been killed in a clash with smugglers near the Libyan border, the military says.
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Jesus Christ Superstar US tour axed

June 1, 2014 - 10:47am
A US touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar starring former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon is cancelled 10 days before it was due to start.
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US paper co-owner dies in plane fire

June 1, 2014 - 10:39am
The co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lewis Katz, is killed in a private jet that burst into flames near Boston.
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Husband 'not told' of Sudan release

June 1, 2014 - 10:13am
The husband of a woman on death row in Sudan for abandoning the Islamic faith tells the BBC he has been told nothing about her possible release.
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Israel warns over Hamas-Fatah unity

June 1, 2014 - 10:01am
Israel calls on world leaders "not to rush to recognise" a new Palestinian interim government involving Fatah and the Islamist group Hamas.
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