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At Least Six Dead As Militias Fight U.N. In Central African Republic

File picBANGUI - At least six people were killed and around 10 were injured in western Central African Republic during clashes pitting Christian militia fighters against U.N. peacekeepers, a town residents and local journalist said on Thursday.

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Friends, Family Bury Slain Honduran Miss World Contestant, Sister

Pic: ReutersSANTA BARBARA HONDURAS - Amid applause and sobs, friends and family buried a murdered Honduran beauty queen and her sister on Thursday while authorities charged a suspect with the crime.

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Russia Hacking Site Spying Via Webcams Worldwide

Pic: phys.orgLONDON: Britain’s privacy watchdog today called on Russia to take down a site showing hacked live feeds from thousands of homes and businesses around the world and warned it was planning “regulatory action”.

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Oscar-Winning Director Mike Nichols Dies Aged 83

Pic: EPALOS ANGELES: Mike Nichols, the legendary film and theater director who won an Oscar for the classic American movie “The Graduate,” has died aged 83, US media reported today.

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Uganda To Re-Table Anti-Gay Law

Pic: AFPKAMPALA: Ugandan lawmakers said today they have drawn up new anti-gay legislation with cross-bench support, and hope to present it before parliament by the end of the year.

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China Arrests 39 In Scam Targeting Malaysians

Pic: www.clarkhoward.comBEIJING: Police have arrested 39 people as they broke up a telephone scam ring in southern China that tricked Malaysians into wiring them money, state media reported today.

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Mother Killed Children Then Wrote Love Messages On Their Bodies, Inquest Told

 Fiona Anderson died after jumping from a car park in Lowestoft. Photograph: Suffolk constabulary/PA LONDON: A heavily pregnant woman killed her three children before writing “I love you” on their bodies, kissing them and tucking them up in bed, an inquest has heard.

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Record 1,020 Rhino Killed In South Africa This Year

Pic: www.theguardian.comJOHANNESBURG: A record 1,020 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, the government said today, undermining multiple efforts by authorities to curb the slaughter of the endangered species.

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Envelope Mailed To Czech Minister Contained Poison

Pic: www.lidovky.czPRAGUE: An official says an envelope mailed to the Czech Republic’s interior minister from abroad contained poison.

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Nine Sentenced In Philippines Over Disco Fire That Killed 162

In one of the Philippines' deadliest fires, 162 people were killed and 94 others injured after becoming trapped when the Ozone Disco in a commercial district of northern Manila went up in flames. — AFP pic  MANILA: A Philippine court on Thursday sentenced nine people to jail for a fire that killed 162 people at a disco in 1996, in a decision that highlighted the country’s painfully slow justice system.

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