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{FD} Boy, 12, stopped 14 hours into epic drive across Australia

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Police have stopped a 12-year-old boy attempting to drive across Australia – 14 hours into his epic journey. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany bus attacker had bet against soccer team, police say

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus in Germany – and believe his motive may have been financial. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 5 dead after small plane crashes into supermarket in Portugal

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Five people have been killed after a small plane crashed into a Lidl supermarket car park near Lisbon in Portugal. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey referendum: Opposition to demand recount

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Around 51 million Turkish people are eligible to take part in a historic referendum on whether to give sweeping new powers to their president. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey: Voters cast ballots in historic referendum on presidential powers

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Around 51 million Turkish people are eligible to take part in a historic referendum on whether to give sweeping new powers to their president. Continue reading

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{FD} Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

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A British woman has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem, Israeli police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Assad: Chemical attack in Syria is ‘100 percent fabrication’

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Syrian president Bashar al Assad says a deadly toxic gas attack widely blamed on his forces is a “100 percent fabrication”. Continue reading

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{FD} German army probes alleged Neo-Nazis over ‘Heil Hitler’ greeting, Nazi salutes

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Germany’s military could have as many as 275 suspected right-wing extremists in its ranks, with one soldier heard saying “Heil Hitler”. Continue reading

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{FD} Dog being hailed as hero for stopping Boko Haram suicide bomber at wedding

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A dog is being hailed as a hero after stopping a suicide bomber from killing wedding guests. Continue reading

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{FD} Brexit: UK PM Theresa May signs Article 50 letter with call to ‘come together’

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Theresa May will issue an appeal to the country to “come together” as she formally launches the process for the UK to leave the European Union. Continue reading

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{FD} London killer Khalid Masood’s wife speaks out

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The wife of London attacker Khalid Masood has said she is “saddened and shocked” by his actions. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed over anti-Kremlin protests

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during an anti-government protest. Continue reading

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{FD} Car hits pedestrians in north London; 4 hurt

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A car has hit a number of pedestrians in Islington, north London, leaving four people injured. Continue reading

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{FD} UK Parliament terror attack: Murdered officer named as PC Keith Palmer

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A police officer who was among four victims of a terror attack in Westminster has been named as PC Keith Palmer. Continue reading

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{FD} Brussels marks 1 year after terror attacks, but struggles to recover

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Ceremonies have taken place to mark one year after the suicide bomb attacks in Brussels that killed 32 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny sprayed green in attack

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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been doused in bright green liquid by an unknown assailant in the Siberian city of Barnaul. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan plane crash leaves several injured

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A passenger plane has crashed at a South Sudan airport, reportedly injuring at least 14 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Britain to trigger Brexit process on March 29, government says

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Britain’s government says it will trigger Article 50, signaling Britain’s departure from the European Union, on March 29. Continue reading

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{FD} Britain’s Brexit bill receives royal assent, becomes law

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is free to officially notify the EU that the UK intends to leave after the Queen granted the Brexit bill royal assent. Continue reading

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{FD} UK Marine who killed wounded Taliban fighter gets murder conviction downgraded

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A Royal Marine who shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan has had his murder conviction downgraded to manslaughter. Continue reading

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{FD} Massive statue of Egyptian ruler discovered in Cairo slum

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A massive statue found in a Cairo slum is probably of pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt 3,000 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Massive statue of Egyptian rule discovered in Cairo slum

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A massive statue found in a Cairo slum is probably of pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt 3,000 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Donald Tusk keeps top EU job despite objection from his own country

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EU leaders have confirmed Donald Tusk for another term as European Council president, despite attempts by Poland to block him. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea: Missile launches training for attack on US base, state media says

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The launches of four banned ballistic missiles by North Korea were training for an attack on a U.S. base in Japan, state media says. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi forces near government buildings in Mosul as fight against ISIS continues

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US-backed Iraqi forces are set to reach the main government complex in Mosul, their next target in the battle to retake the city from Islamic State. Continue reading

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{FD} Norway did not violate mass killer Breivik’s human rights, court finds

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The ruling overturned a 2016 verdict by a lower court that Breivik’s near-isolation amounted to “inhuman and degrading treatment” under the European Convention on Human Rights. Continue reading

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{FD} One sinkhole may have held 4,000 ISIS victims in Iraq

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A sinkhole – once a local curiosity in Iraq – has reportedly been turned into a mass grave for up to 4,000 victims of Islamic State killers. Continue reading

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{FD} ISIS terror threat ‘is highest since days of IRA,’ UK terror laws watchdog says

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Islamic State militants are planning “indiscriminate attacks” on UK citizens on a scale similar to those perpetrated by the IRA 40 years ago, the new terrorism watchdog has said. Continue reading

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{FD} Global arms trade rises to post-Cold War high

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The global arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War, according to a study. Continue reading

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{FD} British man bludgeoned girlfriend before sleeping next to body, prosecutors say

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A British man bludgeoned his girlfriend to death with a lump hammer before spending the night sleeping next to her body in bed, a court has heard. Continue reading

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{FD} Austrian police go on the hunt for Adolf Hitler impersonator

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Austrian authorities are investigating reports of a man appearing in public as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, complete with the distinctive moustache, haircut and clothing. Continue reading

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{FD} British woman fighting ISIS says she could help ‘finish’ the terrorists

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A graduate believed to be the first British woman to join the fight against the Islamic State in Syria says she sees her comrades as “a last step towards [ISIS] being finished”. Continue reading

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{FD} Up to 13,000 hanged in Syria’s ‘slaughterhouse,’ activists say

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The Syrian government has executed up to 13,000 prisoners in mass hangings at a prison near Damascus since 2011, Amnesty International says. Continue reading

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{FD} Queen Elizabeth celebrates 65-year reign in UK milestone

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Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain’s first ever monarch to mark her Sapphire Jubilee today. Continue reading

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{FD} Cannibal in ‘Breaking Bad’ murder case is found dead in jail

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Stefano Brizzi, who was imprisoned for murdering a police officer and dissolving his body in acid, has been found dead in jail. Continue reading

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{FD} Official Brexit negotiating strategy revealed

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The Prime Minister has laid out the Government’s official Brexit strategy, urging the country to come together and promising to “get on with it”. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippines’ Duterte says he will kill more people to win drug war

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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte says he is willing to kill more people to win his war on drugs. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Turing’s law’: UK pardons thousands convicted under past anti-gay legislation

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Thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual crimes in the U.K. have been posthumously pardoned. Continue reading

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{FD} Brussels ‘man in the hat’ to be questioned over airport attack

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A suspect in the Brussels airport attack dubbed the “man in the hat” has been handed over to France to be questioned about the Paris atrocities. Continue reading

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{FD} Rebel leader, Syrian government in showdown during peace talks

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Talks aimed at ending the war in Syria have begun with rebels and the government meeting face-to-face for the first time. Continue reading

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{FD} Assange says he stands by decision to go to US after Manning commutation

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has feared extradition to the United States, says he stands by his offer to go to America. Continue reading

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{FD} Two charged with helping Paris massacre mastermind

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Two people have been charged on suspicion of providing fake documents to a man who helped plan the Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Mass murderer Anders Breivik gives Nazi salute in court

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A Norwegian court is reviewing a government appeal against a ruling that it treated mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik inhumanely by placing him in solitary confinement and restricting his movements. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korea’s strike force moves forward with Kim Jong Un elimination plan

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South Korea is speeding up its plans to create a military force tasked with eliminating Pyongyang’s leadership – including Kim Jong Un – in the event of war. Continue reading

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{FD} Two men who gave cash to Brussels terror suspect are sentenced

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Two men who provided cash to a key suspect in the deadly Paris and Brussels bombings have received prison sentences in England. Continue reading

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{FD} Seized documents reveal thousands of planned ISIS attacks around world

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A large trove of documents seized in Syria from the Islamic State (ISIS) reveals thousands of plots to attack Europe and other parts of the world, Britain’s top commander in the region has said. Continue reading

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{FD} Manhunt underway after gunman bursts into French monks’ residence, kills woman

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An elderly woman has died after an armed man burst into a retirement home for monks near Montpellier in southern France. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia to move missiles closer to Europe amid ‘NATO expansion’

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Russia President Vladimir Putin has warned that his country will move its missiles closer to Europe in response to NATO “expansion” plans. Continue reading

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{FD} China bans ‘fatty’ nickname mocking Kim Jong Un on the Internet

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China has banned a nickname widely used to disparage North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Continue reading

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{FD} South Africa moves Oscar Pistorius to another prison

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Disgraced runner Oscar Pistorius has been moved to a different prison because of his disabilities. Continue reading

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