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Turks Believe Cleric Gulen Was Behind Coup Attempt: Survey

Pic: ReutersAlmost two thirds of Turks believe U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind a failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, a survey conducted by pollster Andy-Ar showed on Tuesday, backing the government line.

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Afghanistan Weighs Islamic State Threat After Kabul Attack

Pic: ReutersIslamic State is threatening more attacks against Afghanistan's Hazara minority after Saturday's suicide blasts in Kabul that killed 80 people, pledging to retaliate against support by some in the mainly Shi'ite group for the Assad regime in Syria.

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Post-Brexit Vote Rise In Hate Crimes Prompts Britain To Review Policing

Pic: ReutersBritain will order a review of how police deal with hate crimes after a sharp rise in offences reported following last month's vote to leave the European Union.

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Two Attackers "Neutralised", One Hostage Killed In France Church Attack

Pic: APTNFrench police "neutralised" two men armed with blades who had taken several people hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday, the police said.

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[Video] Disturbing Images Of Children In Detention Being Stripped, Blindfolded And Tied Up Shocks Lawmakers

Pic: ABC

Footage reportedly filmed in a juvenile detention centre in Australia's Northern Territories has triggered outrage after it allegedly shows horrifying mistreatment of children who are being detained for security reasons.

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Woman Told Her Suit And Headscarf Are ‘Unprofessional’, So Now She Wears Cosplay To Work Every Day

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This office worker is protesting her boss’s discriminatory dress code by wearing cosplay costumes to the office every day – and, don’t worry, they all fit the guidelines.

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Bernie Ecclestone’s Mother-In-Law ‘Kidnapped In Brazil By Gangsters Demanding £28million’

Ecclestone married Fabiana Flosi in 2012  Pic: Getty Images

The mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly been kidnapped in Brazil, and her captors are demanding £28million for her safe return.

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China Denies Demolitions At Center For Tibetan Buddhist Learning

Larung Gar in Sertar. Pic: www.thelandofsnows.comChinese authorities are renovating one of the world's largest centers of learning for Tibetan Buddhism to prevent overcrowding and fires, a state-run newspaper said on Tuesday, denying Tibetan rights groups' charges of demolition and evictions.

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Man Abandons Wife To Rescue His Mother When Flood Hits, Wife Leaves Him In Disgust Afterwards

Pic: Shanghaiist

With roaring flood waters crashing down into his village, one man named Gao Fengtai was left with the impossible choice of saving his wife or his mother. Seems like he might have made the wrong decision.

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China Asks U.S. To Support Resumption Of Talks With Philippines

A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre, a dilapidated Philippine Navy ship that has been aground since 1999 and became a Philippine military detachment on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea March 29, 2014. REUTERS picChina's foreign minister has asked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to support the resumption of talks between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, following a ruling against Beijing over the dispute earlier this month.

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