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Park Geun-hye: Court ousts South Korea's scandal-hit president

[March 10 2017]

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.     

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UN: NATO air raids kill 18 civilians in Helmand

[Feb 13 2017]

UN inquiry concludes air strikes in Helmand's Sangin district killed at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children.     

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Israel passes controversial law on West Bank settlements

[Feb 07 2017]

Israel has passed a controversial law retroactively legalising 3,800 settler homes built on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.     

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Canada mosque attacked

[Jan 30 2017]

(CNN)A shooting at a mosque in the Canadian city of Quebec has left an unknown number of people dead and wounded.      

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Turkish cargo Boeing 747 crashes in Kyrgyzstan

[Jan 16 2017]

Plane attempting to land at Kyrgyzstan's main airport in thick fog crashed in populated area, authorities say.      

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Tributes for ex-Iran President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

[Jan 09 2017]

Ayatollah Khamenei hailed a "companion of struggle" despite their differences, saying this was a "difficult" loss.      

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