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  1. DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims found: prosecutor

    DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims found: prosecutor

    Marseille (AFP) - Forensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts recovered from the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.

  2. Tsipras seeks 'happy ending' with EU

    Tsipras seeks 'happy ending' with EU

    Athens (AFP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in remarks published Sunday he hoped key talks with the debt-crippled country's creditors would yield new financing and a "happy ending" in the standoff.

  3. Turkey detains two policemen in Erdogan spying case

    Istanbul (AFP) - Turkish authorities detained two former policemen following their extradition from Romania on suspicion of bugging President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said Sunday.

  4. 'Dangerous accord' with Iran worse than Israel feared: PM

    'Dangerous accord' with Iran worse than Israel feared: PM

    Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday denounced as "dangerous" a nuclear accord that world powers are negotiating with Iran, saying it goes beyond what his government had feared.

  5. Vettel stuns Hamilton to win Malaysia Grand Prix

    Vettel stuns Hamilton to win Malaysia Grand Prix

    Sepang (Malaysia) (AFP) - Sebastian Vettel stunned Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday with an audacious Malaysian Grand Prix victory which set the Formula One season alight.

  6. Nigerian troops 'battle Boko Haram outside Bauchi'

    Nigerian troops 'battle Boko Haram outside Bauchi'

    Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigerian troops battled scores of Boko Haram fighters outside the northeastern city of Bauchi on Sunday, residents and a military source told AFP.

  7. Israeli PM lashes out as Iran nuclear talks intensify

    Israeli PM lashes out as Iran nuclear talks intensify

    Lausanne (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning Sunday about a possible nuclear accord with Iran as talks in Switzerland towards the outline of a deal intensified days before a deadline.

  8. Air Canada flight comes off runway

    Air Canada flight comes off runway

    Back-up generators were running and the runways were lit when an Air Canada flight came off the runway after landing in snow in Nova Scotia.

  9. Twelve dead in Indonesian landslide

    Twelve dead in Indonesian landslide

    Jakarta (AFP) - Twelve people were killed and 11 houses buried after a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Indonesia's main island of Java, an official said Sunday.

  10. World Cup triumph a career pinnacle for Michael Clarke

    World Cup triumph a career pinnacle for Michael Clarke

    Melbourne (AFP) - Skipper Michael Clarke shrugged off fitness fears, talk of rifts with team-mates, coach and selectors to spearhead Australia to a fifth World Cup crown.

  11. Grateful Singapore gives Lee Kuan Yew a hero's funeral

    Grateful Singapore gives Lee Kuan Yew a hero's funeral

    Singapore (AFP) - Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky Sunday as Singapore staged a grand farewell for its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.

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