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Barack Obama to visit Hiroshima on Japan and Vietnam trip

0 Visits: 467 | Tuesday 10th May 2016 21:17:20
Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima this month - the first serving US president to travel to the Japanese city since it was hit by a US nuclear bomb in 1945.

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Canada wildfire leaves trail of destruction

0 Visits: 380 | Tuesday 10th May 2016 21:14:03
Canadian officials who got their first glimpse of Fort McMurray since a wildfire erupted there said they were encouraged by how much of it had escaped destruction, estimating that almost 90 percent of its buildings were saved.

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Syria: Deaths as air strikes hit Binnish town in Idlib

0 Visits: 370 | Tuesday 10th May 2016 21:09:24
New air strikes on the town of Binnish in Idlib province in Syria's northwest have killed at least 14 people.

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Elections: Labour's Sadiq Khan elected London mayor

0 Visits: 371 | Saturday 7th May 2016 11:36:03
Sadiq Khan has been elected the new Mayor of London - boosting Labour after it slumped in Scotland's elections.

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Syria civil war: Aleppo ceasefire extended

0 Visits: 564 | Saturday 7th May 2016 11:31:35
The US State Department has confirmed an extension of the ceasefire in Syria's northern province of Aleppo.

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Canada wildfire: Blaze disrupts convoy near Fort McMurray

0 Visits: 355 | Saturday 7th May 2016 10:34:09
The only land convoy evacuating people trapped by a huge wildfire in the Canadian state of Alberta has been suspended after 200ft (60m)

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Dozens dead in air raid on camp for displaced in Idlib

0 Visits: 353 | Friday 6th May 2016 13:13:32
An air strike on a camp for internally displaced Syrians near the country's border with Turkey has killed at least 30 people, activists said.

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Cologne attacks: First trial for sexual assault on New Year's Eve to begin

0 Visits: 247 | Friday 6th May 2016 13:07:42
The first trial for sexual offences is getting under way in Cologne over alleged attacks on women in the city on New Year's Eve.

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Republican leaders divided on supporting Trump

0 Visits: 346 | Friday 6th May 2016 12:54:54
The Republican party is facing a divide, with party leader Paul Ryanrefusing to support Donald Trump as the party's presidential nominee,insisting that the businessman must do more to unite the party.

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Turkey's Davutoglu set to go as talks fail: reports

0 Visits: 242 | Thursday 5th May 2016 09:47:32
Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is about to be replaced, reports have said, after talks aimed at easing tensions between the premier and

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Etihad turbulence: More than 30 passengers injured

0 Visits: 242 | Thursday 5th May 2016 09:40:50
More than 30 people were injured when an Etihad Airways flight hit "severe and unexpected turbulence" flying into Indonesia, theairline said.

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US, Russia reach deal on ceasefire in Syria's Aleppo

0 Visits: 273 | Thursday 5th May 2016 09:37:36
An agreement has been reached with Russia to extend a ceasefire in Syriato Aleppo province, including the besieged city of Aleppo,the US State Department said.

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Brazil crisis: Rousseff tells BBC she will fight on

0 Visits: 280 | Thursday 5th May 2016 09:33:00
Brazil's beleaguered President Dilma Rousseff has told the BBC she is an "innocent victim" and she will fight on as possible impeachment looms.

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Iran warns it could close Strait of Hormuz to US

0 Visits: 339 | Wednesday 4th May 2016 14:49:53
Iran will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a passageway through which a third of the world's oil is transported, unless the US and its allies stop

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Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray

0 Visits: 301 | Wednesday 4th May 2016 14:39:55
The entire population of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been forced to evacuate because of a huge wildfire.

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Donald Trump becomes presumptive Republican nominee

0 Visits: 358 | Wednesday 4th May 2016 14:24:59
Donald Trump has gone from long-shot contender to the Republican party's presumptive nominee for president with a crushing win in Indiana that forced his main rival Ted Cruz out of the race.

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Syria's civil war: Efforts intensify to protect Aleppo

0 Visits: 391 | Tuesday 3rd May 2016 13:17:07
Bombardment of the northern city of Aleppo shows no sign of ending even asthe Syrian militaryextends a unilateral ceasefire around Damascus and opposition strongholds nearby for another 48 hours.

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Riding with Karachi's motorbike journalists

0 Visits: 305 | Tuesday 3rd May 2016 12:49:29
Photojournalist Mohammed Athar Khan sits on the back of his bike with a fellow photographer as they cover a rally [Max Becherer/Al Jazeera]

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Migrant crisis: EU 'to back' visa-free travel for Turkey

0 Visits: 268 | Tuesday 3rd May 2016 12:38:56
The European Commission will give conditional approval for Turks to travel without visas to Europe's passport-free Schengen area, sources have told the BBC.

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Trump accuses China of 'raping' US with unfair trade policy

0 Visits: 262 | Monday 2nd May 2016 13:18:37
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has accused China of "raping" the US, in renewed criticism of China's trade policy.

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