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Turkey coup attempt: Detentions ‘tip of the iceberg’
Июль 23, 2016
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Turkey coup attempt: Detentions ‘tip of the iceberg’

Turkey's deputy prime minister has described as "the tip of the iceberg" the infiltration of state institutions by the group the government blames for last Friday's failed coup. Nurettin Canikli told the BBC that the number of arrests could grow. At least 60,000 state employees have been detained or suspended...

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Nice attack: City refuses police call to delete CCTV images
Июль 23, 2016
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Nice attack: City refuses police call to delete CCTV images

The local authorities in Nice have refused a request by French anti-terror police to destroy CCTV images of last week's lorry attack. The Paris prosecutor's office said the request had been made to avoid the "uncontrolled dissemination" of images. But officials in Nice have responded by filing a legal...

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Munich shooting: Police hunt ‘attackers’
Июль 23, 2016
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Munich shooting: Police hunt ‘attackers’

Police in the German city of Munich say the perpetrators of a shooting attack are still on the run, and they advise people to avoid public places. There are reports of at least six people killed, but police have not confirmed that figure. A big security operation is under way at the Olympia shopping centre in the north-western...

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Tributes paid to academic who was knocked off his bike by driver trying to outrun police
Июль 22, 2016
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Tributes paid to academic who was knocked off his bike by driver trying to outrun police

A HIGH-respected academic died while out cycling after being ploughed into by a driver trying outrun police. Dr Andrew Platten, 55, died at the scene of the crash in Bingley, West Yorkshire, on Tuesday. He was knocked from his bike by a silver Vauxhall Vectra shortly before 7.35pm, after the driver had sped from police officers...

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Merrylands car attack: Sydney police raid car attack suspect’s home
Июль 22, 2016
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Merrylands car attack: Sydney police raid car attack suspect’s home

Police in Sydney have raided the home of a man who set his car on fire and rammed it into the gate of a police station car park. Peter Zhurawel, a 61-year-old Czech national, is under guard in hospital with serious burns. Australian authorities say the man has a history of mental health problems and ruled out links to...

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Наш любимый артист попал в больницу из-за укуса
Июль 22, 2016
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Наш любимый артист попал в больницу из-за укуса

Певец Александр Буйнов попал в больницу перед важным концертом из-за укуса комара. Как рассказал сам исполнитель, укус насекомого спровоцировал сильную аллергическую реакцию,...

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Britain BOOMS after EU vote: Ignore the doom-mongers…it’s good news all round
Июль 22, 2016
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Britain BOOMS after EU vote: Ignore the doom-mongers…it’s good news all round

BRITAIN has been boosted by a host of positive economic reports putting paid to scaremongers who promised a financial crisis if we left the EU. The Bank of England admitted it saw “no evidence” of a sharp economic slowdown and the pound gained in strength as a result. Positive job figures showing unemployment...

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NBA moves North Carolina All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’
Июль 22, 2016
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NBA moves North Carolina All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’

The NBA basketball league will move its 2017 All-Star game from North Carolina in protest about a state law that it says discriminates against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. House Bill 2, or HB2, invalidated several local anti-discrimination measures that protected LGBT people. The relocation is one of a number...

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Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan
Июль 22, 2016
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Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan

Nintendo's Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, the birthplace of the little virtual monsters. Amid a flurry of social media excitement, Niantic Labs, the software company behind the game, announced it was "finally broadcasting" in Japan. First released in the US, Australia and New Zealand on 6 July and now...

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REVEALED: Women smokers ‘at higher risk of suffering a stroke’ while having sex
Июль 22, 2016
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REVEALED: Women smokers ‘at higher risk of suffering a stroke’ while having sex

WOMEN smokers are at greater risk of suffering a potentially fatal stroke often triggered by physical exertion including sex, new research suggests. The more a woman smokes the greater their risk of a subarachnoid haemorrhage a form of bleeding on the brain which accounts for one in every 20 strokes in the UK. There are usually...

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Nice truck attack: Five suspected accomplices charged
Июль 22, 2016
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Nice truck attack: Five suspected accomplices charged

Five suspects have appeared in court in France charged with terror offences in relation to the Nice truck attack. The four men and one woman, aged between 22 and 40, are accused of helping driver Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel prepare the terror attack. One of the suspects returned to the scene of the attack the following day to...

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Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets
Июль 21, 2016
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Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets

The US Justice Department is looking to seize more than $1bn (£761m) in assets as part of its investigation into Malaysia's state fund 1MDB. Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles by the Justice Department allege there was "an international conspiracy to launder funds misappropriated" from 1MDB. The fund was set up...

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