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News Analysis: After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Modi Adjusts His Political Course for India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a speech that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation. Manufacturing. Urbanization.

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Taliban and Afghan Peace Officials Have Secret Talks in China
Afghan government representatives said at the meeting that it was ready to make an effort to build trust, if the Taliban agreed to peace negotiations.

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Migrants Flooding Into Malaysia and Indonesia Trade One Nightmare for Another
While the refugees wait for citizenship or resettlement, they are not allowed to work or send their children to government-accredited schools.

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Iran Judge Closes Reporter?s Trial, Ignoring Pleas for Transparency
Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter in Tehran accused of espionage, will appear at his trial on Tuesday accompanied only by his lawyer.

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Netanyahu Appoints Hawkish Ally to Run Foreign Ministry
The new director, Dore Gold, was an ambassador to the United Nations who is considered hawkish on Iran and the Palestinian issue.

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Spain?s Local Election Results Reshape Political Landscape
The success of anti-establishment candidates in municipal elections has continued corrosion of the country?s bipartisan system.

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Poland?s Governing Party Reels After Challenger?s Presidential Victory
Official results released Monday showed that the challenger, Andrzej Duda, had won a convincing victory over the incumbent, Bronislaw Komorowski.

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Memo From the United Nations: Allegations Against French Peacekeepers Highlight Obstacles in Addressing Abuse
Nearly a year after French troops were accused of abusing boys while on a United Nations mission in Central African Republic, no one has been charged, let alone punished.

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•  Meet YouTube's 8-bit movie makers
A team which recreates popular films as 8-bit video games is attracting millions of views on YouTube.
•  'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.
•  Spiders strum on leaves for love
Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.
•  Gary Barlow sings at final wedding
A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.
•  VIDEO: Millie gets pick of bespoke doghouses
Interior design students at a Leicester university create a series of doghouses as part of a 'Barkitechture' project.


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•  VIDEO: Meet the militias battling IS in Iraq
Earlier this month militants from Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi, with its fall seen as a major capitulation by the Iraqi Army.
•  VIDEO: Under fire from IS snipers in Iraq
The Iraqi army, supported by coalition airstrikes and Iran-backed militias, finds itself locked in fierce battles for many parts of the country.
•  VIDEO: Mexico tornado kills 13 in seconds
A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.
•  VIDEO: Fire in China care home kills 38
A fire at a rest home in china has killed 38 people and injured 6 others, state media says.
•  VIDEO: Will India's lethal heatwave continue?
A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

    
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