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Syria used sarin gas in Khan Sheikhoun - France

France's foreign minister says samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly" used sarin nerve gas in the attack in northern Syria on

France's foreign minister says samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly" used sarin nerve gas in the attack in northern Syria on

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Islamist group claim responsibility for St Petersburg metro attack

A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people.

A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people.

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US visit to Afghanistan coincides with two high-profile resignations

The Afghan Defence Minister and Army Chief of Staff stand down in the wake of deadly Taliban attacks last week. Their resignation coincides with a surprise visit by US Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis.

The Afghan Defence Minister and Army Chief of Staff stand down in the wake of deadly Taliban attacks last week. Their resignation coincides with a surprise visit by US Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis.

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Israeli attack kills pro-Government militia

Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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New footage shows diners taking cover during Paris shooting

The footage of the attack, which left one police officer dead and two others wounded, was taken inside a restaurant close to the scene.

The footage of the attack, which left one police officer dead and two others wounded, was taken inside a restaurant close to the scene.

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Death toll after Taliban attack at Afghan army HQ rises to up to 150

Taliban fighters wearing government army uniforms killed and wounded up to 100 Afghan soldiers when they stormed a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, officials have said.

Taliban fighters wearing government army uniforms killed and wounded up to 100 Afghan soldiers when they stormed a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, officials have said.

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Paris gunman had long police record but was not on terror watchlist

The Champs Elysees gunman who killed one cop and wounded two others had a heavy police record but was not on France's terror watch list, the Paris prosecutor said.

The Champs Elysees gunman who killed one cop and wounded two others had a heavy police record but was not on France's terror watch list, the Paris prosecutor said.

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Parisians defiant: "We must carry on, we must continue to live"

After the panic on the Champs-Elysée, with the killing of a policeman and the wounding of two others, it is time for reflection and debate.

After the panic on the Champs-Elysée, with the killing of a policeman and the wounding of two others, it is time for reflection and debate.

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French police detain family members of Champs Elysees shooter

The investigation into the background of the Champs Elysees killer continues with the arrest of family members and the surrender of a second suspect to Belgian police.

The investigation into the background of the Champs Elysees killer continues with the arrest of family members and the surrender of a second suspect to Belgian police.

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Three die in California "race attack"

Three people have been shot and killed in California by a gunman whom it is alleged had a dislike of white people and government.

Three people have been shot and killed in California by a gunman whom it is alleged had a dislike of white people and government.

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Bus bomb attack on Aleppo civilians "likely a war crime", UN says

A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.

A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.

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Teenager dies after Australia shark attack

A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.

A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.

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Ninth suspect in St Petersburg bombing detained

Russian security forces have made another arrest bringing to nine the number of suspects detained following the St. Petersburg metro bombing.

Russian security forces have made another arrest bringing to nine the number of suspects detained following the St. Petersburg metro bombing.

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Tight security for Easter at Egypt's Christian churches

Easter means tight security for the Christian minority in Egypt, who are marking the occasion in sombre mood after last week’s murderous attacks on Coptic…

Easter means tight security for the Christian minority in Egypt, who are marking the occasion in sombre mood after last week’s murderous attacks on Coptic…

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Beslan:Russia to appeal ECHR ruling

The chaotic gun battle that ended the siege was the bloodiest incident of its kind in modern Russian history.

The chaotic gun battle that ended the siege was the bloodiest incident of its kind in modern Russian history.

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France: National Front Paris HQ hit by arson attack

The Paris headquarters of France’s far-right National Front was hit by a suspected arson attack on Thursday.

The Paris headquarters of France’s far-right National Front was hit by a suspected arson attack on Thursday.

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Sweden grapples with the fallout from the Stockholm attack

Sweden has already stopped taking as many asylum seekers and has cut back on its generous support for them. But rising political pressure from the far-right, and last week's attack in Stockholm sugges

Sweden has already stopped taking as many asylum seekers and has cut back on its generous support for them. But rising political pressure from the far-right, and last week's attack in Stockholm sugges

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Russia's response to the Beslan school siege had ''serious failings''

Russia’s response to the 2004 Beslan school siege had ‘‘serious failings’‘ and breached human rights laws, one of Europe’s top courts has said.

Russia’s response to the 2004 Beslan school siege had ‘‘serious failings’‘ and breached human rights laws, one of Europe’s top courts has said.

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Borussia Dortmund angry at UEFA after bus bomb attack

Borussia Dortmund's coach says his team are upset that they ended up playing against Monaco - a game they lost - only a day after their bus was attacked.

Borussia Dortmund's coach says his team are upset that they ended up playing against Monaco - a game they lost - only a day after their bus was attacked.

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German police keep open mind over Dortmund Borussia bus blasts

German police remain unclear as to who was behind what they’ve called a “serious explosives attack” on the team bus of Borussia Dortmund football team.

German police remain unclear as to who was behind what they’ve called a “serious explosives attack” on the team bus of Borussia Dortmund football team.

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Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty to terrorist acts

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov pleads guilty to acts of terrorism, prosecutor says the investigation is ongoing.

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov pleads guilty to acts of terrorism, prosecutor says the investigation is ongoing.