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Political reporter beaten to death in India

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TRIPURA: A reporter covering political unrest in India’s north-east was beaten to death during violent clashes, officials have said, two weeks after the high-profile murder of another prominent journalist. Shantanu Bhowmick was set upon with sticks as he reported on violence on Wednesday between warring political factions and police outside ...

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British journalist killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO: A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile. Paul McClean, who is believed to have been a reporter for the Financial Times, was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile. Search and rescue ...

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Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada

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OTTAWA: A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic’s anti-superhero blockbuster, police said. “Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on ...

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Girl killed as car rams cafe near Paris

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PARIS: A vehicle crashed into a pizzeria in northern France, killing an 13-year-old girl and injuring at least 12 others, federal police said. The BMW rammed into the restaurant in the town of Sept-Sorts in the Seine-et-Marne region. The interior ministry said the act was deliberate, though officials aren’t treating ...

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Ex-FBI agent and daughter guilty of killing her husband

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THOMAS Martens had told the 911 operator he thought he had killed his son-in-law, and when authorities arrived at the brick house on a golf course in Lexington, N.C., there was little argument. Jason Corbett was naked on the floor of his bedroom. His head bad been bashed in. A 28-inch ...

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Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

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NEW DELHI: Lightning killed 21 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials said. Eighteen people were killed in Odisha state, authorities there said. Another three died in Jharkhand state further north. ...

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Philippine mayor linked to drugs killed in raid, arrest daughter

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MANILA: A Philippine mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking was shot dead along with 14 other people in a police raid Sunday – the latest official to die in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Duterte has singled out local officials, policemen and judges as part of a crackdown ...

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Brutal lynching in India: Murder Of BodyBuilder Naveed Pathan

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A disturbing video of an Indian Muslim man being brutally lynched by 11 people armed with swords and sticks in Maharashtra state has gone viral on social media and prompted a debate on the victim’s identity. According to reports in Indian media, the victim, whom police identified as Rafiquddin, allegedly a ...

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IS leader Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike

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MOSCOW: The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria. Russian Su-34 aircraft and an Su-35 multirole fighter carried out airstrikes near the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa ...

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