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Emotional return for 'forgotten' pirate hostages A group of hostages held by Somali pirates for nearly five years has arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The BBC's Tomi Oladipo was there.
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Amid opposition's whistles, Hungary leader hails 1956 revolt BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Jeering protesters with referee whistles disturbed the Hungarian government's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the anti-Soviet revolution of 1956 on Sunday, as supporters of Prime Minister Viktor Orban tried to stifle
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Del Potro wins Stockholm title after 33-month drought STOCKHOLM (AP) Juan Martin del Potro won the Stockholm Open on Sunday to end a 33-month title drought, beating sixth-seeded Jack Sock 7-5, 6-1.
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Poland abortion: Fresh protests over planned restrictions Polish protesters have launched fresh demonstrations against new efforts to further tighten abortion laws.
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Little-known group claims it killed senior Egyptian army officer Banner of the Revolution says it was responsible for murder of brigadier general outside his suburban Cairo homeA little-known Egyptian group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Egyptian army officer outside his suburban Cairo home.The
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Sir Sigmund Sternberg obituary Businessman and philanthropist who founded the Three Faiths Forum, a dialogue group of Christians, Muslims and JewsSir Sigmund Sternberg, who has died aged 95, was one of Anglo-Jewrys most active members, present at seemingly any important communal occasi
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Passage: England pardons homosexuals It happened this past week: the righting of a long-standing wrong in Britain, where the government announced it was granting posthumous pardons to roughly 50,000 men convicted of homosexual offenses in years past. The policy shift is informally referred t
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Swiss billionaire fined $4 mn over undeclared artwork: reports Swiss customs authorities have slapped a billionaire with a $4 million fine for failing to properly declare some 200 artworks imported into Switzerland, according to media reports confirmed by officials Sunday. Financier Urs Schwarzenbach has for years be
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Brian Beale obituary My father, Brian Beale, who has died aged 88, started with little, but achieved much, eventually running his own business as a manufacturing optician.Born in Torquay, Devon, to Edna (nee Wallis) and Frank Beale, a musician, Brian was almost christened Bra
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Turkey PM says its artillery hits IS positions in Iraq's Bashiqa Turkish artillery has hit jihadist positions in the northern Iraqi town of Bashiqa near Mosul after Kurdish Peshmerga forces asked for support, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in televised comments Sunday. At the base, Ankara says some 700 Turkish sol
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