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  1. Clinton wiped email server 'clean': Republican chairman

    Clinton wiped email server 'clean': Republican chairman

    Washington (AFP) - Hillary Clinton wiped "clean" her private server that hosted her emails while secretary of state, permanently deleting all correspondence, and did not turn over more of the messages, lawmakers said Friday.

  2. Singapore reopens queue for Lee Kuan Yew mourners

    Singapore reopens queue for Lee Kuan Yew mourners

    Singapore (AFP) - The Singapore government Saturday reopened a massive queue for mourners to pay their last respects to founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew after a temporary suspension for safety reasons.

  3. Timeline of Meredith Kercher murder probe and trial

    Timeline of Meredith Kercher murder probe and trial

    Rome (AFP) - Italy's top court on Friday quashed the convictions of American Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

  4. Italy clears Knox of murder that gripped the world

    Italy clears Knox of murder that gripped the world

    Rome (AFP) - Italy's top court on Friday threw out Amanda Knox's conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, bringing a sensational end to an eight-year legal drama that has gripped a global audience.

  5. Ravaged east Ukraine village reveals cost of war

    Ravaged east Ukraine village reveals cost of war

    Logvinove (Ukraine) (AFP) - A stuffed toy horse hanging from a gate reminds visitors that the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine village of Logvinove, now held by pro-Russian separatists, was once bustling with life.

  6. Aussie relatives to visit Alps crash site

    Aussie relatives to visit Alps crash site

    Relatives of Carol and Greig Friday are travelling to the crash site in the French Alps where the Melbourne mother and son where killed earlier this week.

  7. Swedish MPs meet Snowden, talk mass surveillance

    Stockholm (AFP) - Three Swedish members of parliament met with fugitive US intelligence agent Edward Snowden at a secret location in Moscow on Friday to discuss mass surveillance, Swedish media reported.

  8. Putin's mystery military award points to Ukraine involvement

    Putin's mystery military award points to Ukraine involvement

    Moscow (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded several military units a hugely prestigious title that was given to troops for heroism during WWII, sparking new questions about the Kremlin's involvement in Ukraine.

  9. Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather

    Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather

    Sanaa (AFP) - Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed rebel camps in Yemen Friday in a second day of strikes as embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Egypt for talks with Arab allies.

  10. Pope Francis to visit Chinese community in Florence

    Pope Francis to visit Chinese community in Florence

    Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis will visit one of Italy's largest Chinese communities in November, at a time when the Vatican is engaged in negotiations to normalise relations with Beijing, the Holy See said on Friday.

  11. Italy's top judges burn night oil mulling Knox fate

    Italy's top judges burn night oil mulling Knox fate

    Rome (AFP) - Judges at Italy's top court worked into the evening Friday mulling whether to uphold the murder conviction of Amanda Knox in what could be the final act of an eight-year legal drama.

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