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Frenchman 'planned attacks in Euro 2016'

June 6, 2016 - 11:55am
A Frenchman detained with a large cache of arms was planning mass attacks during the Euro 2016 tournament in France, Ukraine's security agency says.
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Malaysia abuse Briton gets 22 life terms

June 6, 2016 - 11:52am
British man Richard Huckle is given 22 life sentences by an Old Bailey judge, after admitting 71 charges of sexual abuse against children in Malaysia.
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Bangladesh blames Israel over killings

June 6, 2016 - 11:43am
The Bangladesh home minister suggests to the BBC that Israel could be linked to a spate of killings otherwise blamed on Islamist militants.
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China moves up 'power women' list

June 6, 2016 - 11:36am
More Chinese women than ever have been featured on Forbes magazine's 'Most Powerful Women' list, though the US dominates.
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US sex attacker's father sparks anger

June 6, 2016 - 10:36am
The father of a US student convicted of sexual assault sparks outrage by saying his son should not have been jailed for "20 minutes of action".
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Australia storm rescues halted for night

June 6, 2016 - 10:31am
Search operations are suspended overnight along Australia's east coast for people missing after deadly storms flooded rivers and tore into beaches.
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Hillary Clinton wins Puerto Rico primary

June 6, 2016 - 9:33am
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton wins the Puerto Rico primary, bringing her a step closer to clinching the party's nomination.
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Jordanian officers killed in attack

June 6, 2016 - 7:48am
Five people, three of them Jordanian intelligence officers, are killed in an attack at a Palestinian refugee camp near the capital, Amman.
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Militias 'tortured Falluja detainees'

June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Iraq's government is urged to investigate allegations that civilians detained during the battle for Falluja have been tortured by Shia militiamen.
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Death threats amid Germany-Turkey row

June 6, 2016 - 7:32am
A German MP of Turkish origin, Cem Ozdemir, condemns death threats he says he received over Germany's recognition of the Ottoman Turks' massacre of Armenians as genocide.
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VIDEO: Bees swarm around Muhammad Ali Center

June 6, 2016 - 6:40am
Bees swarm around the "float like a butterfly" slogan at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, as mourners pay tribute to the boxing legend.
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Lancome HK faces online backlash in China

June 6, 2016 - 6:25am
Cosmetics giant Lancome cancels a promotional concert in Hong Kong after an online backlash in mainland China over an artist apparently set to perform.
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Peru election: Kuczynski leads narrowly

June 6, 2016 - 6:12am
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes a slight lead over opponent Keiko Fujimori as votes are counted in Peru's presidential election.
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French PM sets up flood emergency fund

June 6, 2016 - 5:07am
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announces emergency help for those who "lost everything" in floods that have caused havoc in Paris and elsewhere.
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Five Star protest party ahead in Rome

June 6, 2016 - 4:49am
The anti-establishment Five Star Movement takes a strong lead in Rome's mayoral race, in a blow to Italy's governing centre-left party.
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US warns China on steel production

June 6, 2016 - 4:39am
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says China's excess steel capacity is causing damage in global markets and will hurt its economy.
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Anxiety disorders 'need more research'

June 6, 2016 - 4:25am
Anxiety disorders need more research and women are twice as likely to be affected as men, a global review by University of Cambridge scientists finds.
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Five convicted for Delhi tourist's rape

June 6, 2016 - 4:02am
A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, finds five men guilty for the 2014 gang rape of a Danish woman.
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VIDEO: Man submerged by Australia storm foam

June 6, 2016 - 2:57am
The massive storm cell that caused havoc on Australia's east coast has generated massive amounts of sea froth at Queensland's Gold Coast.
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