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The Olympic Games will open next Friday in Rio amid heightened security measures and concerns about Islamist violence following attacks in European cities.
The Olympic Games will open next Friday in Rio amid heightened security measures and concerns about Islamist violence following attacks in European cities.

Brazil nabs former Hezbollah member wanted for drug trafficking

Friday 29 July 2016 20:40

In a continued roundup of suspects linked to terrorism ahead of the Rio Olympics, Brazilian police said they had arrested a Lebanese man who was a former member of the militant group Hezbollah.

Brazil nabs former Hezbollah member wanted for drug trafficking

Friday 29 July 2016 20:40

In a continued roundup of suspects linked to terrorism ahead of the Rio Olympics, Brazilian police said they had arrested a Lebanese man who was a former member of the militant group Hezbollah.

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US military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972

Friday 29 July 2016 13:46

The US military said on Friday it was preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa, its key base in Asia, where it faces an increasingly assertive China.

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Hillary Clinton promises to be President for all Americans

Friday 29 July 2016 08:26

Hillary Clinton has accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for President and promptly laid out a progressive vision of an America she hopes to lead for the next four years.

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Indonesia executes three Nigerians, one local, despite protests

Friday 29 July 2016 06:09

Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, three of them Nigerians, in the early hours of Friday, leaving the fate of 10 others uncertain.

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British bank Shawbrook says Brexit could hit borrowing demand

Thursday 28 July 2016 16:51

British lender Shawbrook said political and economic uncertainty after last month's British vote to leave the European Union could lead to deferred investment decisions.

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Flight simulator in MH370 captain's home plotted Indian Ocean course

Thursday 28 July 2016 16:12

A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing.

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Spanish police arrest two Moroccans accused of funding Islamic State

Thursday 28 July 2016 14:20

Spanish police arrested two brothers in the northern city of Girona accused of helping to fund Islamic State's operations in Syria and Iraq, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

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Political heavyweights condemn Trump, endorse Clinton

Thursday 28 July 2016 07:25

A litany of political heavyweights have provided a strategic denunciation of Donald Trump while endorsing Hillary Clinton’s historic run for Presidency.

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Delegates excited about Democratic Party’s first woman candidate

Thursday 28 July 2016 06:04

Delegates attending the Democratic National Convention have expressed their excitement and admiration for the first woman presidential candidate of the party.

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Democrats to contrast Clinton with Trump's 'dangerous' approach

Wednesday 27 July 2016 21:20

Barack Obama will highlight Hillary Clinton's judgment and toughness on Wednesday as he seeks to boost her campaign to be the first woman US president.

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