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Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran

Unknown attackers have fired on a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, state television says. Several people were reported to have been killed and injured. Continue reading

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Republican Paul Gosar’s own siblings star in Democrat campaign ad

Six unlikely faces star in a series of video ads against Arizona’s Republican representative Paul Gosar — his siblings. They disagree with Gosar on issues like immigration and health and want to defend their family name. Continue reading

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Croydon Cat Killer: London pet owners dismiss fox verdict

Police say cars and scavenging foxes, not a serial killer, explain the suspicious deaths of hundreds of cats. But pet owners aren’t convinced. Decapitation and returned collars are just some of the reasons they cite. Continue reading

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Tanzania orders arrests as ferry death toll climbs

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria. The tragedy has claimed more than 130 lives with scores still missing. Continue reading

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Iran: Trump administration a ‘real threat’ to Middle East

Iran’s foreign minister has called on the US to act "like a normal state." And the country’s president said US President Donald Trump would fail in his confrontations with Tehran. Continue reading

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Indian bishop arrested after nun accuses him of rape

Following public protests, Indian police have arrested Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal on suspicion of repeatedly raping a nun. The cleric described the charges as a conspiracy against the church. Continue reading

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Sudan Islamic clerics attack DW show ‘Shabab Talk’

A young woman’s passionate plea for freedom and respect has sparked a heated debate about gender inequality in Sudan. Video of the Arabic-language DW show went viral, garnering more than one million views. Continue reading

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Turkey arrests more than a hundred soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Among those arrested were several high-ranking officers on active duty. The move comes shortly after 15,000 soldiers and police officers were fired under a state of emergency. Continue reading

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Australian journalist James Ricketson pardoned in Cambodia

The documentarian had been accused of espionage, but prosecutors failed to provide any evidence. Ricketson is the latest in a series of political prisoners released recently by Cambodia’s repressive government. Continue reading

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China vows ‘consequences’ over US sanctions on Russian weapons purchase

Washington’s decision to impose sanctions on the Chinese military over their purchase of Russian fighter jets has left Beijing and Moscow fuming. Russia has accused the US of trying to suppress economic competition. Continue reading

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