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British photographer David Hamilton found dead in Paris

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

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Poland exhumes late president Kaczynski's remains

The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.

The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.

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Israel muffles the muezzin

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.

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A Trump White House may reek of conflict of interest

Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.

Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.

Europe

EU's Oettinger issues apology over Chinese 'slitty-eyed' slur

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…

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Green-eyed 'Afghan girl' in court on fake ID card charge

The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.

The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.

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Venezuela's opposition accuses government of ''coup''

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

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UNESCO passes controversial Jerusalem resolution

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.

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Dutch government may legalise assisted suicide for those who have 'completed life'

The Dutch government has announced it intends to draft a law legalising assisted suicide for people who are not necessarily terminally ill, but who feel they have “completed…

The Dutch government has announced it intends to draft a law legalising assisted suicide for people who are not necessarily terminally ill, but who feel they have “completed…

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Air France condemns 'sabotage attempts' reports

Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.

Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.

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German prosecutors drop Erdogan insult case

A German comedian accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not face any further action after the criminal charges were dropped.

A German comedian accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not face any further action after the criminal charges were dropped.

Sport

Allardyce quits as England coach after newspaper sting

England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have parted ways with immediate effect after the 61 year old was caught up in a newspaper sting.

England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have parted ways with immediate effect after the 61 year old was caught up in a newspaper sting.

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Child porn row shuts down US photographer's Moscow show

An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.

An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.

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Charlotte shooting: family releases video of Keith L Scott's last moments

The family of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man who was shot dead by a black policeman in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released a video of the last moments of his…

The family of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man who was shot dead by a black policeman in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released a video of the last moments of his…

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Kaepernick racial injustice protests divide US opinion

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to divide opinion in the United States over him refusing to stand for the national anthem prior to…

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to divide opinion in the United States over him refusing to stand for the national anthem prior to…

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What did Rodrigo Duterte call Barack Obama?

Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.

Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.

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French burkini ban ruling fuels controversy

The ban had been imposed on the grounds that it contravened French laws on secularism. Far from cooling down tensions, the ruling has created even more controversy.

The ban had been imposed on the grounds that it contravened French laws on secularism. Far from cooling down tensions, the ruling has created even more controversy.

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"We are more united than ever" - Trump

The US Republican presidential hopeful responds to claims his White House campaign is "in turmoil" after he angered senior party members by criticising a dead soldier's family.

The US Republican presidential hopeful responds to claims his White House campaign is "in turmoil" after he angered senior party members by criticising a dead soldier's family.

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Mother of dead US Muslim soldier hits back at Trump

The mother of a US Muslim soldier killed in Iraq hits back at Donald Trump for suggesting she was silent during her husband's speech because she wasn't allowed to speak.

The mother of a US Muslim soldier killed in Iraq hits back at Donald Trump for suggesting she was silent during her husband's speech because she wasn't allowed to speak.