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Ten years after losing her legs in the 2005 London bombings, Australian Gill Hicks has joined other survivors and bereaved families to remember the dead.

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The UN Security Council pushed back until Wednesday a vote on a draft resolution recognizing the Srebrenica massacre 20 years ago as genocide after Russia threatened to veto the measure.

The Hague (AFP) - The Philippines opened its case against China before an international arbitration tribunal Tuesday, which it hopes will rule in its favour in an increasingly fraught territorial dispute with Beijing over the South China Sea.

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Relatives of an Argentine man who has been in a vegetative state for 20 years can disconnect him from life support, the Supreme Court said Tuesday in a highly emotive case that divided opinion.

Quito (AFP) - Pope Francis warned against the "temptation" of "single leaderships" on Tuesday in front of nearly one million people at an outdoor mass in Ecuador's capital, recently rocked by anti-government protests.

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama and the leader of Vietnam's Communist Party on Tuesday held what both called "candid" discussions on human rights during a historic White House meeting as the onetime enemies seek to bolster ties.

Karachi (AFP) - Former cricket greats Tuesday celebrated Pakistan's unexpected run-chase to their seven-wicket win in the third Test against Sri Lanka, handing them their first series victory over the hosts in nine years.

Moscow (AFP) - Russian police on Tuesday raided the offices of election watchdog Golos as well as the homes of its employees, a lawyer for the group said, amid an ever-increasing crackdown on independent voices in the country.

Tokyo (AFP) - A sheepish-looking Cristiano Ronaldo was in Tokyo on Tuesday promoting an electric muscle stimulation machine, a year after he visited to push a smile-enhancing gadget that looked a little like a boomerang.

Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - The ruling party of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has swept to an expected overwhelming victory in controversial parliament elections that were boycotted by the opposition, according to official results released Tuesday.

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