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Remove children from radical Muslim parents: London mayor
Remove children from radical Muslim parents: London mayor

Muslim youngsters who are being radicalised by their parents should be treated as child abuse victims and removed from their families.

Remove children from radical Muslim parents: London mayor
Foreigners detained as Venezuela protesters, security clash
Foreigners detained as Venezuela protesters, security clash

At least 41 people, including foreign reporters, were arrested in Caracas late Friday as security forces battled protesters angry at the policies of Venezuela's leftist government.

Foreigners detained as Venezuela protesters, security clash
Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis
Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis

Hundreds rallied in Tokyo Saturday to protest at Japanese prosecutors' decision to drop charges over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, with no one yet punished nearly three years after the "man-made" disaster.

Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis
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15 dead in Thai school bus crash

At least 15 people, including 13 children, were killed when a bus carrying students on a trip to the seaside collided with a lorry in eastern Thailand Friday.

15 dead in Thai school bus crash
Hundreds protest in Tunisia against 'terrorism'
Hundreds protest in Tunisia against 'terrorism'

More than a thousand protesters gathered in the Tunisian town of Jendouba to condemn the weekend killings of four people by suspected Islamist militants.

Hundreds protest in Tunisia against 'terrorism'
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Five Mexican miners die as elevator plummets

Five miners died when an elevator they were riding in plunged down a shaft at a zinc and silver mine in northern Mexico.

Five Mexican miners die as elevator plummets
Snow storm hits Japan again, grounds over 100 flights
Snow storm hits Japan again, grounds over 100 flights

Two people were killed Friday when a fresh snow storm hit Japan, disrupting rail and road travel, grounding more than 100 flights and adding to the piles left behind by an earlier blanketing.

Snow storm hits Japan again, grounds over 100 flights
Car bomb kills at least 11 policemen in Karachi: officials
Car bomb kills at least 11 policemen in Karachi: officials

A powerful car bomb attack on a police bus on Thursday in Pakistan's commercial hub of Karachi killed at least 11 policemen and wounded 47 others.

Car bomb kills at least 11 policemen in Karachi: officials
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Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77

A military aircraft carrying 78 people crashed in Algeria's mountainous northeast on Tuesday, leaving just one survivor in one of the country's deadliest air disasters.

Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77
Woman shot dead, burnt in Thai deep south 'revenge attack'
Woman shot dead, burnt in Thai deep south 'revenge attack'

A policeman's wife was shot dead and then set on fire in front of terrified shoppers at a busy market in Thailand's violence-ridden deep south, officials said Monday, in an apparent revenge attack.

Woman shot dead, burnt in Thai deep south 'revenge attack'
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Fire erupts at US nuclear waste plant

Firefighters scrambled Wednesday to contain a blaze at a US nuclear waste plant in New Mexico, while underground staff were evacuated and some taken to hospital.

Fire erupts at US nuclear waste plant
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International probe cracks Philippine child web sex ring

An international probe has cracked a paedophile ring which streamed live sexual abuse of Filipino children over the Internet, leading to dozens of arrests, police in the Philippines.

International probe cracks Philippine child web sex ring
Car bomb in Lebanon town near Syria kills three: medic
Car bomb in Lebanon town near Syria kills three: medic

A powerful car bomb explosion killed at least three people and wounded 20 Thursday in downtown Hermel, a stronghold of Lebanon's Hezbollah near the border with Syria.

Car bomb in Lebanon town near Syria kills three: medic
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Man, 71, kills Florida moviegoer over smartphone use

A 71-year-old retired policeman was refused bail on Tuesday after allegedly shooting dead a fellow moviegoer in Florida for using text messages with his phone.

Man, 71, kills Florida moviegoer over smartphone use
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Three injured in Malaysia plane crash

Two people were seriously injured and a third suffered minor injuries after a small private plane crashed in Malaysia, police said Saturday.

Three injured in Malaysia plane crash
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Probe 'blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast'

An official inquiry blames China's state-owned oil giant Sinopec and local authorities in the city of Qingdao for a November pipeline explosion that killed 62 people, state media reported Thursday.

Probe 'blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast'
Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai
Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai

A fire on an overnight train killed at least nine people Wednesday with sleeping victims overcome by the flames and smoke as the blaze ripped through three carriages, a railways official said.

Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai
Sub-zero arctic blast strikes US
Sub-zero arctic blast strikes US

Millions of people across the United States on Monday made last minute preparations for an unusually bitter Arctic blast that could send temperatures plummeting to their coldest in 20 years.

Sub-zero arctic blast strikes US
Death toll from India building collapse climbs to 17
Death toll from India building collapse climbs to 17

Indian rescuers pulled two more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed apartment block, taking the death toll from the country's latest building accident to 17, an official said Monday.

Death toll from India building collapse climbs to 17
Deadly clashes kill 11 as Morsi backers rally in Egypt
Deadly clashes kill 11 as Morsi backers rally in Egypt

At least 11 people were killed Friday in clashes across Egypt as police dispersed thousands of protesters demanding the reinstatement of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the health ministry said.

Deadly clashes kill 11 as Morsi backers rally in Egypt