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Ukraine Used Cluster Bombs, Evidence Indicates
The Ukrainian Army appears to have fired cluster munitions, a weapon banned in much of the world, into the heart of Donetsk, according to physical evidence and interviews with witnesses and victims.

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Shipwreck Was Simple Murder, Migrants Recall
Four days had passed since their overcrowded migrant boat had capsized in the Mediterranean, after being rammed in an apparent quarrel between smugglers. They were now weak and hallucinating.

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40 Are Killed in Attacks Targeting Shiites in Iraq
A flurry of attacks included a quadruple car bombing near two of the holiest shrines in Shiite Islam, killing 40, officials said.

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Turkey to Let Iraqi Kurds Cross to Syria to Fight ISIS
Turkey, in an apparent shift, said that it would facilitate the movement of Iraqi Kurdish forces to the embattled Syrian city of Kobani to join the battle against militants.

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North Korea Challenges U.N. Report on Violations
A veteran diplomat denied North Korea had prison camps and warned against any effort to charge the country?s leader, Kim Jong-un, with crimes against humanity.

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Pakistani Government Suspends License of ARY News
Analysts said that the 15-day suspension seemed aimed at curtailing coverage that has been increasingly critical of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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Nigeria Is Free of Ebola, Health Agency Affirms
The announcement called Nigeria?s effort a ?spectacular success story? but warned that the country, Africa?s most populous, cannot relax its defenses.

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Awaiting Oscar Pistorius Sentencing, South Africa Wrangles Over Complex Issues
Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa is expected to begin handing down a sentence on Tuesday to Oscar Pistorius in the death of his girlfriend.

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•  China says no to Dumbledore
State media urges its citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name.
•  Paris 'sex toy' sculpture sabotaged
A huge inflatable sculpture, apparently inspired by the shape of a sex toy and a Christmas tree, is sabotaged days after it was erected in Paris.
•  Obama's credit card 'declined'
President Barack Obama's credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said.
•  Kyrgyz anti-gay group blocks concert
Fears of increasing homophobia in Kyrgyzstan after protest forces the cancellation of Ukrainian boy band's gig.
•  Tourist locked inside bookshop
A Texan tourist finds himself locked inside a London bookshop after closing time, but is released after alerting the outside world on Twitter.


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•  VIDEO: Pistorius siblings: 'Truth manipulated'
The siblings of Oscar Pistorius,, Carl and Aimee Pistorius, speak of "twisted truths" in a television interview ahead of his sentencing on Tuesday.
•  VIDEO: Donetsk rocked by chemical plant blast
A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.
•  VIDEO: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
•  VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot'
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.
•  VIDEO: Russian racism casts shadow on World Cup
FIFA has said that Russia's preparations for hosting the World Cup in 2018 are "on track" so far.

    
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