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Wazirabad (Pakistan) (AFP) - At least 8 people including a senior army officer were killed on Thursday when a train carrying soldiers and military hardware fell into a canal in Pakistan following the partial collapse of a bridge, officials said.

Phnom Penh (AFP) - Two former Khmer Rouge leaders began appeal hearings on Thursday against landmark convictions for crimes against humanity that saw them handed life sentences by Cambodia's UN-backed court last year.

Manila (AFP) - A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people capsized off a central Philippine port on Thursday, officials said, killing at least 38 people in the latest of the country's long string of maritime tragedies.

Vienna (AFP) - World powers negotiating a deal with Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions were grappling for a breakthrough as last-ditch talks dragged into a sixth day Thursday.

The Hague (AFP) - Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem warned Thursday that Greece's financial situation is deteriorating, saying a 'No' vote in Sunday's crunch referendum would question whether Athens still had a place within the eurozone.

Long lines of people queueing at cash machines in Greece in fear of capital controls.

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