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  1. Baltimore deploys Guard troops as riots erupt

    Baltimore deploys Guard troops as riots erupt

    Baltimore (AFP) - Authorities ordered thousands of police and National Guard troopers to back up beleaguered officers in the US city of Baltimore after riots triggered by anger over alleged police brutality.

  2. Abe hails Japanese Holocaust hero Sugihara

    Abe hails Japanese Holocaust hero Sugihara

    Washington (AFP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Washington's Holocaust Memorial to hail a rare hero of Japan's brutal World War II past.

  3. Harrowing scenes as families say goodbye

    Harrowing scenes as families say goodbye

    Wailing as the families of Chan and Sukumaran arrive to say their final goodbyes.

  4. Chan, Sukumaran families arrive at Cilacap

    The day the Chan and Sukumaran families have been dreading for 10 years is finally here.

  5. Parental link to childhood diabetes

    Parental link to childhood diabetes

    Children born to parents with diabetes have a far higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes, research shows.

  6. Sudan's Bashir reelected with 94% of vote

    Sudan's Bashir reelected with 94% of vote

    Khartoum (AFP) - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was re-elected with more than 94 percent of the vote, results showed on Monday, despite international war crimes charges and a poll marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott.

  7. Aust child porn accused in US plea talks

    Aust child porn accused in US plea talks

    A US judge has agreed to give prosecutors and lawyers of Australia's Dr Adam Cobb time to work on a potential plea deal to a child pornography charge.

  8. US-Cuba trade hit decade low in 2014

    US exports to Cuba hit their lowest in a decade in 2014; to improve the situation, Congress must remove credit restrictions, US agricultural producers say.

  9. US conman admits to Aust basketball scam

    Melbourne's Knox basketball organisation will receive restitution from a former NBA employee under a plea deal reached in a US court.

  10. Nepal quake toll passes 4000

    Nepal quake toll passes 4000

    People in Kathmandu have spent a third night in the open as the toll from the devastating earthquake passes 4000.

  11. One policeman killed, two wounded in 'Islamist' attack in Bosnia

    One policeman killed, two wounded in 'Islamist' attack in Bosnia

    Sarajevo (AFP) - One policeman was killed and two others wounded Monday in the eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik when a man opened fire on a police station shouting "Allahu Akbar", officials said.

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