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He'll be Vlad once it's over: Tense meetings, awkward handshakes and shunted to the edge of family photos - it's been a G20 to forget for Putin 

A spokesperson denies Russian President Vladimir Putin is cutting his trip to the G20 shortMr Putin has received repeated criticism from Western leaders for Russia's

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Ukraine rejects 'fake' photos of MH17 downing

Ukraine rejects 'fake' photos of MH17 downing

A spokesman for the Ukrainian National Defence and Security Council labels satellite images used in a broadcast by Russian state-controlled TV, which it said supported

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'Syrian hero boy' is a FAKE: Footage of youngster dodging sniper fire to rescue girl was actually shot on Gladiator film set by Norwegian director using professional actors 

Video appeared to show boy dodging bullets in streets of countryside townOne-minute clip was viewed more than 3.6 million times in just five daysBut Norwegian

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Angela Merkel poses for photos at Brisbane's Brewski Bar

The German leader had a drink at Brewski Bar, on Caxton Street, in BrisbaneShe also crossed the road to mingle with locals and German speakersThe

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Photos kept in family for 47 years show Che Guevara after he was killed by the Bolivian army in 1967

Imanol Arteaga has said photos showing Che Guevara's dead body in 1967 were given to his uncle by an AFP journalistHis uncle, Luis Cuartero, was

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of families in 1950s Alabama

A collection of photos by famed American cameraman Gordon Parks will go on display at the High Museum of Art starting Saturday 20 of the photos

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Charles Taylor's Sentence Upheld for War Crimes in Sierra Leone

Charles Taylor's Sentence Upheld for War Crimes in Sierra Leone

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) upheld its 50-year sentence for Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, Thursday in The Hague. “The appeals chamber… affirms

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Was an American Security Team Inside Kenya Massacre Mall?

Was an American Security Team Inside Kenya Massacre Mall?

An American woman who was trapped inside the Nairobi mall as terrorists ran amok claims she was eventually rescued by an 'American security team'. That is

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French Model Who Starred in Hostage Crisis Film Shot Dead Next to Her Mother as They Parked in Kenya Terror Mall Car Park

French Model Who Starred in Hostage Crisis Film Shot Dead Next to Her Mother as They Parked in Kenya Terror Mall Car Park

A London-based French model who acted in a film about a hostage crisis was gunned down with her mother as they parked up outside the

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Hostage Crisis Over in Kenya Mall

Hostage Crisis Over in Kenya Mall

A siege at Kenya's largest shopping mall in Nairobi launched by Islamic radicals in which dozens of shoppers were killed and more than 170 were

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$270M Worth of Cocaine Found on Air France Flight

$270M Worth of Cocaine Found on Air France Flight

There was something odd about the 30 suitcases that showed up on a flight from Venezuela. The colorful bags weren't registered to any of the

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Veteran Spanish War Correspondent Marc Marginedas Kidnapped in Syria

Veteran Spanish War Correspondent Marc Marginedas Kidnapped in Syria

Madrid -- A veteran Spanish war correspondent has been kidnapped by insurgents in Syria, his newspaper reported Tuesday. The reporter, Marc Marginedas, has been missing since

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U.S. and Iranian Presidents Share United Nations Spotlight

U.S. and Iranian Presidents Share United Nations Spotlight

Will they or won't they? The key question at Tuesday's opening of the U.N. General Assembly was whether U.S. President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan

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5-Month-Old Baby Killed by Airport Baggage Carousel in Spain

5-Month-Old Baby Killed by Airport Baggage Carousel in Spain

Madrid -- Spanish investigators are trying to figure out how a 5-month-old baby died on a baggage carousel at an airport in Alicante. A spokeswoman for

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Dennis Rodman Reveals Name of North Korean Leader's Baby Girl

Dennis Rodman Reveals Name of North Korean Leader's Baby Girl

Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman has revealed the name of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s baby daughter and says he is planning a big

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Zamboanga Now a "Ghost City" After Commercial Establishments

Zamboanga Now a "Ghost City" After Commercial Establishments

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The city commercial district of Zamboanga has virtually turned into a “ghost city” after commercial establishments, stalls at public markets, universities, government

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A* Pupil Ajmol Alom Was Stabbed to Death by a Local Gang

A* Pupil Ajmol Alom Was Stabbed to Death by a Local Gang

A 16-year-old schoolboy stabbed to death in a double knife attack in east London may have been killed by a gang from a rival estate

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India's Aircraft Carrier Unveiled

India's Aircraft Carrier Unveiled

NEW DELHI — India has launched its first home-built aircraft carrier, marking another milestone in its efforts to bolster its maritime presence. Defense Minister A.K. Antony

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Adam and Eve Lived in Africa at the Same Time but They Probably didn't Know Each Other

Adam and Eve Lived in Africa at the Same Time but They Probably didn't Know Each Other

Adam and Eve lived in Africa at the same time - but probably never met, scientists claim. It was previously believed that ‘Y-chromosomal Adam’ and ‘Mitochondrial

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Uruguay Moves to Legalize Marijuana

Uruguay Moves to Legalize Marijuana

Uruguay has effectively sealed the passage of a groundbreaking marijuana legalization bill that puts production, distribution, and sale of the drug in the hands of

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Russia's Uralkali Quits Major Potash Venture

Russia's Uralkali Quits Major Potash Venture

Russia's Uralkali quit one of the world's two big potashcartels on Tuesday, heralding a price war for the key crop nutrient and pummelling the shares

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Bradley Manning Could Still Die in Jail Despite Being Found NOT GUILTY of Being a Traitor

Bradley Manning Could Still Die in Jail Despite Being Found NOT GUILTY of Being a Traitor

Michael and Sean McQuilkenPrivate Bradley Manning, the former Army intelligence who sent over 700,000 secret government documents to WikiLeaks, was dramatically convicted of all espionage

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Which Religion Will Disappear by 2041?

Which Religion Will Disappear by 2041?

Author and noted biopsychologist Nigel Barber has completed a new study that shows Atheism is most prevalent in developed countries, and, according to his projections,

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North Korea Puts USS Pueblo on Display

North Korea Puts USS Pueblo on Display

PYONGYANG, North Korea — If there was ever any doubt about what happened to the only U.S. Navy ship that is being held by a

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Marte Deborah Dalelv Pardoned by Dubai Amid Rape Claim

Marte Deborah Dalelv Pardoned by Dubai Amid Rape Claim

Marte Deborah Dalelv, a Norwegian woman at the center of a controversial Dubai rape claim dispute, has been pardoned and is free to leave the

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Soviet-Era MiG-21 Fighter Jets Found on North Korean Ship

Soviet-Era MiG-21 Fighter Jets Found on North Korean Ship

Panamanian authorities have found two Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jets aboard a North Korea-flagged ship seized this month as it tried to pass through the Panama

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Fort Bliss Radiation Discovery a Legacy of Cold War Weapons Race

Fort Bliss Radiation Discovery a Legacy of Cold War Weapons Race

FORT BLISS -- The radiological contamination discovered in the Snake Pit area in north Biggs Airfield is a remnant of the Cold War when the

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Costa Concordia Salvage Crews Rush for One Chance to Move Shipwreck

Costa Concordia Salvage Crews Rush for One Chance to Move Shipwreck

GIGLIO, Italy -- Salvage crews are working against time to remove the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, which is slowly being crushed under its own

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Panama's Search of North Korean Ship Carrying Missiles

Panama's Search of North Korean Ship Carrying Missiles

It has all the elements of international intrigue: a violent confrontation aboard a detained North Korean ship, a suspected missile, a heart attack and an

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Islamic Lynch Mob Waving Al Qaeda Banners Throw Terrified Teenage Boy Off 20ft Ledge Before Beating Him to Death

Islamic Lynch Mob Waving Al Qaeda Banners Throw Terrified Teenage Boy Off 20ft Ledge Before Beating Him to Death

This was the moment Islamist thugs threw a teenager head-first off a roof as the vicious riots sweeping Egypt plumbed grisly new depths. His only ‘crime’

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Soraya Who Was Kept in a Dungeon and Used to Satisfy Brutal Dictator

Soraya Who Was Kept in a Dungeon and Used to Satisfy Brutal Dictator

A personal account from one of Muammar Gaddafi’s former sex slaves published in the New York Post today sheds even more light on the strange

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Vatican Scandal: First Money, Now Sex.

Vatican Scandal: First Money, Now Sex.

The ongoing Vatican Scandal (now Scandals) is probably causing Pope Francis to wonder whether getting the job was such a great idea. Of course, scandal in

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Obama Plays with 'Soccket' Energy-Creating Soccer Ball in Tanzania

Obama Plays with 'Soccket' Energy-Creating Soccer Ball in Tanzania

On his final day in Africa, President Barack Obama got a little kicky while paying a visit to a power plant in Ubungo, Tanzania. Aides handed

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John Kerry Hits Back at Claim US Bugged 38 Foreign Embassies as as Hollande Wades in Calling for Snooping on Allies to 'Stop Immediately'

John Kerry Hits Back at Claim US Bugged 38 Foreign Embassies as as Hollande Wades in Calling for Snooping on Allies to 'Stop Immediately'

The US spying scandal deepened today as Secretary of State John Kerry said it is 'not unusual' for governments to bug the offices of their

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Horrific Video Shows Syrian Catholic Priest Being 'Beheaded by Jihadist Fighters in Front of Cheering Crowd'

Horrific Video Shows Syrian Catholic Priest Being 'Beheaded by Jihadist Fighters in Front of Cheering Crowd'

A Syrian Catholic priest has been beheaded by jihadist fighters in Syria, it has been claimed.  The death of Franciscan Father Francois Murad has been confirmed

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Protests Rumble on at Confederations Cup as Violent Scenes Tarnish Spain Win Over Italy in Brazil

Protests Rumble on at Confederations Cup as Violent Scenes Tarnish Spain Win Over Italy in Brazil

As riots continue to mar the Confederations Cup in Brazil, FIFA have brazenly announced their champagne partners for the World Cup in the country next

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China Knife Attack Kills 27 in Ethnic Clashes

China Knife Attack Kills 27 in Ethnic Clashes

A knife attack in western China early Wednesday left 27 people dead, the bloodiest incident since 2009 in a region marked with ethnic violence. The violence

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Nelson Mandela's Daughter Says Family Will Not Withdraw Medical Treatment Without His Consent

Nelson Mandela's Daughter Says Family Will Not Withdraw Medical Treatment Without His Consent

Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition in hospital this morning as his daughter said the family will let God decide when it is time for

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Arab Idol Favourite Mohammed Assaf Carries Hopes of Palestinians Into Final

Arab Idol Favourite Mohammed Assaf Carries Hopes of Palestinians Into Final

Thousands of Palestinians are expected to crowd into cafes, hotels and open-air venues on Friday evening to watch three finalists compete for the title of

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Singapore Haze at Worst Yet, Malaysia Schools Shut Down

Singapore Haze at Worst Yet, Malaysia Schools Shut Down

Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened

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Could Syria Ignite World War 3?

Could Syria Ignite World War 3?

The crisis in Syria may appear to be no more or less than a civil war in a country many people would struggle to place

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Movie brings China's blind masseurs out of the shadows

"Blind Massage", the award-winning new film by the enfant terrible of Chinese cinema Lou Ye, throws a rare spotlight on those who cannot see for themselves in a country where the disabled are often marginalised.
Movie brings China's blind masseurs out of the shadows

Former Bondi boy Tyler Atkins enjoys Malibu beach day

Former Bondi boy turned Australian in Hollywood Tyler Atkins spent the day with some beautiful models in Malibu, California.
Former Bondi boy Tyler Atkins enjoys Malibu beach day

Model Kris Smith plays a round with world's best players

Model Kris Smith plays a round with world's best players Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott
Model Kris Smith plays a round with world's best players

Katy Perry's bikini twerk aboard a yacht

Straight stuntin' yeah she do it like that! Katy Perry was relaxing aboard a yacht in Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Australia on Sunday, Nov. 23,
Katy Perry's bikini twerk aboard a yacht

Kourtney and Scott argue over their needs for space

Kourtney and Scott argue over their needs for space in upcoming episode of KKTH
Kourtney and Scott argue over their needs for space

George Eads leaves 'CSI' after 15 seasons

CSI is losing another veteran team member, reports TV Guide. George Eads, who has played the role of CSI Nick Stokes since the series' pilot, will
George Eads leaves 'CSI' after 15 seasons

5 Seconds Of Summer and other stars arrive on the ARIA red carpet

Australian music's night of night begins as stars arrive on the ARIA red carpet
5 Seconds Of Summer and other stars arrive on the ARIA red carpet

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