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French far-right leader Marine le Pen at her campaign headquarters, in Paris. (File Photo | AP)
Confidant of France's Le Pen charged over loan

It is the second fraud case in recent weeks to be filed against someone close to Le Pen.

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Israel military fire tear gas to disperse Lebanese protest 

Lebanon's national news agency says Israel's military has fired tear gas across the border, breaking up a small Lebanese protest.

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Pope Francis. (File Photo | AP)
Pope quietly trims sanctions for sex abusers seeking mercy 

Pope Francis has reduced sanctions against pedophile priests, applying his vision of a merciful church even to its worst offenders.

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Kansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopen 

The shooting swiftly stoked fears about the treatment of immigrants, who feel targeted by President Trump's promises to ban certain travellers.

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French President François Hollande. | AP
French President Hollande asks Trump not to disparage Paris

Hollande was referencing comments Trump made during a speech delivered at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbour.

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Malaysia to check airport for possible traces of toxic chemical

Malaysian police say they will conduct a sweep at Kuala Lumpur's airport where Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother was killed.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (File Photo | AP)
German Chancellor Merkel formally nominated for election run 

Angela Merkel's conservatives have formally nominated her as her party's top candidate for the September parliamentary election.

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Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with Kim Jong Nam investigation 

Malaysia said that it would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad | (File Photo | AP)
Syria talks challenged as suicide blasts kill dozens in two days

UN efforts to launch Syria peace talks failed as suicide attacks killed dozens of people, raising the toll to more than 80 within two days.

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Protesters shout slogans during a rally at the Heroes Cemetery to protest the hero's burial of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos. (Photo | AP)
Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings 

Hundreds of left-wing and pro-democracy activists have marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

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An artist's concept of the launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule. | AP
NASA to put astronauts on deep space test flight Orion

NASA said today it is considering putting astronauts on an upcoming test flight of the agency's deep space Orion spacecraft as it aims to orbit the Moon.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. (File photo | AFP)
Hundreds on Philippine streets as Duterte jails top critic

The protestors massed outside the national police headquarters where Senator Leila de Lima was detained on Friday.

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US Labor Secretary and candidate Tom Perez. (File photo | AP)
US Democrats begin process to elect new Democratic National Committee chairman

Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories.

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Srinivas Kuchibhotla (L) and Alok Madasani (R)
Kansas shooting: Gunman questioned Indian men about their visas before firing

Other customers present at the time of incident said that Purinton was tossing ethnic slurs at the two men.

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Kansas shooting: FBI probes suspected hate crime angle

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is probing whether the shooting could be a possible hate crime.

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Twin suicide attacks on security bases in Syria's Homs kill 42: Monitor

There was no immediate claim for the bombings but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group, which controls swathes of the largely desert countryside east of Homs.

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Hillary Clinton. (File Photo | AP)
Keep up resistance and persistence, Hillary Clinton tells US citizens

Addressing Democrats still rattled by Trump's unexpected victory in November, Clinton urged them to "move forward with courage, confidence and optimism".

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Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. |AFP
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain warns delay in resolving Kashmir dispute could spell disaster

The human rights violations and repression in Kashmir were enough to shake the global conscience, Hussain claimed and called on the international community to help Kashmiris.

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US lawmakers denounce murder of Indian engineer by American in Kansas shooting incident

US lawmakers publicly denounced the killing of an Indian engineer in an apparent hate crime in Kansas City, saying there is no place for these senseless acts of violence in the country.

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Syrian Oscar nominee barred from US entry at last minute over 'derogatory information'

The Department of Homeland Security decided at the last minute to block Khaled Khateeb from travelling to Los Angeles for the Oscars after finding "derogatory information" regarding him.

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White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

Sean Spicer argued Priebus had little choice but to seek Comey's assistance in rebutting what Spicer said were inaccurate reports about contacts during last year's presidential campaign.

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