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Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies
Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wednesday, some two weeks after suffering a major stroke.

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies
Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region
Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region

The death of Uzbek leader Islam Karimov after 27 years in charge with no clear successor lined up plunges his homeland into uncertainty.

Strongman's death stirs uncertainty in Uzbekistan and region
Italy quake death toll nears 250
Italy quake death toll nears 250

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday amid fears many more corpses would be found.

Italy quake death toll nears 250
18 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake
18 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake devastated mountain villages in central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 18 people dead and many more unaccounted for.

18 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake
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Kazakhstan says all gunmen behind attacks arrested

Kazakhstan had detained all the remaining gunmen involved in a series of shooting attacks last week that killed seven people.

Kazakhstan says all gunmen behind attacks arrested
Security Committee Chairman Vladimir Zhumakanov (L) and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©akorda.kz
Kazakh president says deadly attacks organised 'from abroad'

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said the perpetrators of deadly attacks in Aktobe city were acting on instructions from abroad.

Kazakh president says deadly attacks organised 'from abroad'
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Kazakh president orders 'strictest punishment' over deadly attacks

President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Wednesday demanded 'the strictest punishment' to the perpetrators of deadly attacks in Aktobe city.

Kazakh president orders 'strictest punishment' over deadly attacks
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13 killed in Kazakh 'anti-terror' raid after shootings

Police in Kazakhstan said Tuesday they had killed 13 suspects in an anti-terror operation following deadly weekend attacks.

13 killed in Kazakh 'anti-terror' raid after shootings
Police in Aktobe. ©Tengrinews
Kazakhstan manhunt after 'terror' shootings kill six: police

Police in Kazakhstan were hunting for up to seven gunmen on Monday after a series of terror attacks that killed six people.

Kazakhstan manhunt after 'terror' shootings kill six: police
Pallada gun shop after the June 5 attack in Aktobe, Kazakhstan. Photo from social networks.
'Religious extremists' kill six in Kazakhstan rampage

Armed men suspected of being religious extremists went on the rampage in a town in Kazakhstan.

'Religious extremists' kill six in Kazakhstan rampage
In US gun control, not all laws are equal
In US gun control, not all laws are equal

Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.

In US gun control, not all laws are equal
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Several killed in huge blast at Nigeria gas plant

A huge explosion at an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria razed nearby buildings and killed several people on Christmas Eve.

Several killed in huge blast at Nigeria gas plant
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death

Israeli authorities said Thursday they had opened an investigation into a video showing gun-wielding Jewish extremists at a wedding celebrating the death of a Palestinian toddler in a firebombing.

Israel probes video of Jewish extremists celebrating toddler death
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Kazakhstanis offer condolences over Russian plane crash in Egypt

Kazakhstanis were laying flowers in front of the Russian Embassy and Consulate General in Almaty and Astana expressing their deep condolences to families of the victims of Airbus 321 crash.

Kazakhstanis offer condolences over Russian plane crash in Egypt
Death toll in Pakistan factory collapse set to rise: official
Death toll in Pakistan factory collapse set to rise: official

Rescue crews resumed digging through the rubble of a collapsed factory in Pakistan as officials said they expected to find at least two dozen more bodies, with the death toll standing at 23.

Death toll in Pakistan factory collapse set to rise: official
Thousands march as Romania disco fire toll rises to 30
Thousands march as Romania disco fire toll rises to 30

Thousands of people marched in central Bucharest to honour the victims of a weekend disco fire as the death toll from the tragedy climbed to 30.

Thousands march as Romania disco fire toll rises to 30
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Investigators probe deadly Russian plane crash in Egypt

International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.

Investigators probe deadly Russian plane crash in Egypt
China's smoking death toll to double to 2 million in 2030: study
China's smoking death toll to double to 2 million in 2030: study

Cigarette smoking will kill about two million Chinese in 2030, double the 2010 toll, said researchers who warned of a "growing epidemic of premature death" in the world's most populous nation.

China's smoking death toll to double to 2 million in 2030: study
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Four soldiers drown during military exercise in Kazakhstan

Four soldiers have drowned during the second stage of Center 2015 military drills in Aktau, Kazakhstan.

Four soldiers drown during military exercise in Kazakhstan
Director Wes Craven attends the premiere of the movie ''Drag Me to Hell'' at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood. ©Reuters
Legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76

Wes Craven, a master of cinema horror whose directorial credits include "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," died Sunday aged 76.

Legendary horror director Wes Craven dead at 76