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Soldiers captured after Afghan crash

Image copyright AFP Image caption With areas of the province under partial Taliban control, security is tight in the provincial capital Maimana At least 13 soldiers have been captured by the Taliban after a helicopter crash landed in Afghanistan, killing three of those on board. The military-contracted civilian aircraft was …

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China robot event pulls Beijing crowds

Image copyright AFP Image caption A nervous glimpse of his future overlords? The World Robot Conference in Beijing has drawn big crowds to its showcase of “jiqiren”, or “machine people”, in Chinese. The country still has a long way to go until it catches up with Japan, among others, but …

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Brazilian star Edilson facing charges

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Edilson played against England in the 2002 World Cup quarter-final match Prosecutors in Brazil have requested the indictment of former international football player Edilson for involvement in a lottery fraud scheme. Edilson, 45, played in Brazil’s 2002 World Cup winning squad and for some of …

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Shark drones to patrol Australian coast

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ballina’s Shelly Beach on the far north coast of NSW was closed after Japanese surfer Tadashi Nakahara, 41, died following a shark attack in February Beachgoers will be protected from sharks by drones and “smart” drum lines, according to the New South Wales (NSW) …

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Phuc Dat Bich name battle 'was a hoax'

Image copyright ‘Phuc Dat Bich’ Image caption Phuc Dat Bich later thanked people who were supportive of “certain names that populate in different cultures” An Australian calling himself Phuc Dat Bich who made global headlines after saying he was fighting to use his real name on Facebook admits it was …

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Phuc Dat Bich name battle ‘was a hoax’

Image copyright ‘Phuc Dat Bich’ Image caption Phuc Dat Bich later thanked people who were supportive of “certain names that populate in different cultures” An Australian calling himself Phuc Dat Bich who made global headlines after saying he was fighting to use his real name on Facebook admits it was …

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Pope Francis to start African tour

Image copyright AFP Pope Francis is due in Kenya at the start of a three-nation African tour – his first to the continent as pontiff. Thousands are expected to line the streets of the capital, Nairobi, to welcome him for his three-day stay. An atheist group says it will challenge …

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Militants storm India Kashmir army camp

Image copyright AFP Image caption Indian news channels report that fighting is still continuing An Indian soldier was killed in a gun battle at an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said. Three militants forced their way into the camp near the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border …

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Brussels metro and schools reopen

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Schools reopened in Brussels but security on the streets remains tight Schools and many metro stations in Brussels have reopened after being shut four days ago in a security crackdown following the Paris attacks. But the Belgian capital remains on the highest alert, with hundreds …

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