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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones ‘catch fire’ in China
Сентябрь 19, 2016
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones ‘catch fire’ in China

Two Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have reportedly caught fire in China in what, if confirmed, would be the first such incidents in that country. A user of Chinese social media posted messages on Sunday saying a friend's Note 7 caught fire over the weekend. And South Korean and Chinese news reports said a second Note 7...

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Belgium machete attacker was Algerian, say officials
Август 08, 2016
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Belgium machete attacker was Algerian, say officials

                    Belgian officials say a man who wounded two policewomen with a machete was a 33-year-old Algerian believed to have been inspired by terrorism. An inquiry for "attempted terrorist murder" has been launched into Saturday's attack in Charleroi. The...

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Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri executed for treason
Август 08, 2016
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Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri executed for treason

      An Iranian scientist who provided the US with information about the country's nuclear programme has been hanged for treason, the government has confirmed. Shahram Amiri was executed for giving "vital information to the enemy", a judiciary spokesman said. Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in...

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Theresa May brings back grammar schools as she turns on Cameron’s failed policies
Август 08, 2016
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Theresa May brings back grammar schools as she turns on Cameron’s failed policies

                  THERESA May is set to bring back grammar schools by scrapping a ban on the controversial academic establishments brought in by Tony Blair. As part of her plan for social cohesion Mrs May, who was educated at a grammar school herself, will allow a new wave of...

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ISIS terror alert for Brit troops told to cover up clues they are in military on holiday
Август 07, 2016
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ISIS terror alert for Brit troops told to cover up clues they are in military on holiday

                    BRITISH troops are being told to cover up any clues they are in the Armed Forces while on holiday to prevent being attacked by ISIS jihadis abroad. Soldiers have been told to cover up tattoos showing regimental insignia so they cannot easily be recognised by...

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Oscar Pistorius treated in hospital after ‘slipping in cell’
Август 07, 2016
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Oscar Pistorius treated in hospital after ‘slipping in cell’

                      Jailed South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has received treatment in hospital for wrist injuries. A prisons spokesman said the injuries were "minor" and he had been returned to prison after Saturday's incident. Carl Pistorius...

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Macedonia storm: At least 20 die overnight in freak deluge
Август 07, 2016
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Macedonia storm: At least 20 die overnight in freak deluge

                    At least 20 people have died in floods that hit the Macedonian capital, Skopje, following torrential rain. The victims' bodies were found on Sunday morning after the storm passed. Several people are still missing. Some of the victims drowned in their...

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Fears ISIS jihadis will slip into Britain through small ports with no border control
Август 07, 2016
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Fears ISIS jihadis will slip into Britain through small ports with no border control

                    FEARS have been raised Islamic State (ISIS) jihadis can easily slip into Britain on boats entering small unmanned marinas to carry out terrorist attacks across the UK. Concerns the extremists are using increasingly cunning ways to get into Britain have been...

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Tropical Storm Earl: Landslides kill six in Mexico
Август 07, 2016
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Tropical Storm Earl: Landslides kill six in Mexico

                    Six people died in eastern Mexico when their homes were buried under landslides caused by heavy rain in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Earl. The dead included a married couple and their one-year-old son, officials said. It happened on Saturday in Veracruz...

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Rio 2016: Gymnast Samir Ait Said breaks leg during Olympic vault
Август 07, 2016
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Rio 2016: Gymnast Samir Ait Said breaks leg during Olympic vault

                            French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered a horrific leg break while performing in the vault at the Rio Olympics. The 26-year-old's left leg folded beneath him as he landed badly during the men's qualification event. Said, who...

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Thailand votes in referendum on new constitution
Август 07, 2016
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Thailand votes in referendum on new constitution

                      People across Thailand are voting in a referendum on a new constitution, written by a military-appointed committee. The military threw out the old constitution when it took power in 2014, after months of political instability and sporadic violence. It...

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Kenyan anti-doping agency to investigate new bribery allegations
Август 07, 2016
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Kenyan anti-doping agency to investigate new bribery allegations

    Anti-doping chiefs will investigate claims a Kenyan athletics official offered to give athletes prior warning of drugs tests in return for £10,000. The Sunday Times and German broadcaster ARD secretly filmed Major Michael Rotich apparently making the offer. But he told the newspaper he was only going along...

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