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Turkey migrants: Lorry crash in Izmir ‘kills 15’

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The lorry crashed through a barrier and plunged 20m At least 15 people, including a number of children, have been killed in Turkey after a lorry carrying migrants plunged off a road, state media say.The lorry crashed through a barrier and landed in an irrigation canal 20m (65ft) below, in the western province of Izmir.The nationality of the victims was not immediately known.A day
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Kangaroo launches savage attack on family in Queensland

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook Image caption Linda Smith has been caring for animals for 15 years An Australian wildlife carer has suffered a punctured lung as she and her family fought off a savage attack by a kangaroo at their property. Linda Smith, 64, and her husband Jim were feeding kangaroos hit by drought conditions in Queensland when the 6ft (1.82m) grey turned on Jim.The couple and their son fought
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Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s slaying

[ad_1] ISTANBUL: Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what
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#MeToo: MJ Akbar returns home, says there will be statement later | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Union minister M J Akbar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment by a number of women journalists, returned on Sunday from a foreign tour. Replying to a volley of questions from reporters at the airport, the minister of state for external affairs said he would issue a statement later. "There will be a statement later," he said. #WATCH Delhi:Union Minister MJ Akbar returns to India amid
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India vs West Indies Live Cricket Score, 2nd Test, Day 3: India eye big first-innings lead | Cricket News

[ad_1] SCORECARD | LIVE BLOG 9:05 a.m. It's Day 3 of this last match of the two-Test series that India leads 1-0, and it could very well be the decisive day of the game. India, at 308/4, are just three runs behind West Indies' first-innings total of 311. And with two set batsmen, Ajinkya Rahane (75*) and Rishabh Pant (85*), on the crease, a substantial lead is not beyond the
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Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The storm passed through the capital Lisbon Hurricane-force winds have brought down hundreds of trees and left more than 15,000 homes without power in Portugal.The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept into the centre and north of the country overnight on Saturday.There have been no reports of deaths or injuries, but officials have warned people not to venture outdoors, and a number of flights have
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Pakistan’s war on street crime: ‘The police killed our precious daughter’

[ad_1] Image caption Amal (right) was in the backseat of her parents' car when she was hit by a policeman's bullet Amal Umer, a 10-year-old Pakistani girl, was shot in the head on 13 August by a police officer who was targeting an armed robber at a busy Karachi intersection. Her parents have mounted a campaign to change what they say is a broken and unaccountable system - and they
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Death penalty: How many countries still have it?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Claim: Some 170 States have either abolished the death penalty or introduced a moratorium on its use. Verdict: According to Amnesty International in 2017, 142 countries had abolished the death penalty in law or practice. The UN Secretary General António Guterres marked the World Day Against the Death Penalty by praising the efforts of countries to end the practice.He said "170 States have either abolished
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I’ve been an ‘abortion doula’ 2,000 times

[ad_1] Doulas typically give women emotional support during childbirth, but in New York some help women through abortions too. Vicki Bloom has been in the room for more than 2,000 procedures since joining the non-profit Doula Project in 2010. One of the things Vicki Bloom found most surprising when she first became an abortion doula was just how many of the women - most of them already mothers - wanted
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Somalia truck bomb: ‘My husband’s body was never found’

[ad_1] It is exactly a year since one of the deadliest terror attacks in Somalia's history. More than 500 people were killed after a truck packed with explosives was detonated in the capital, Mogadishu.Mother of six Fowsiya Salah Osman describes how she and her children are coping after her husband died in the attack.Video journalists: Ahmed Aden and Mohamud Abdiaziz [ad_2] Source link