Deadly tanker truck explosion in Italy leaves scores injured

Deadly tanker truck explosion in Italy leaves scores injured

Tourists flee Indonesia after second deadly quake in week Read more US reimposes tough economic sanctions on Iran Read more Canada, Saudi stand firm as diplomatic rift deepens Read more Ivory Coast announces amnesty for former first lady Simone Gbagbo...
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Roberto Osuna addresses new Houston Astros teammates in closed-door meeting

Roberto Osuna addresses new Houston Astros teammates in closed-door meeting

Roberto Osuna is getting a second chance with the Houston Astros. They also made it clear they won’t give him another one. The All-Star closer met his new Astros teammates Sunday and addressed the club for 10 minutes in a...
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Lombok quake: Thousands evacuated after dozens die on Indonesia island

Lombok quake: Thousands evacuated after dozens die on Indonesia island

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMoment the quake struck caught on camera Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday left nearly 100 people dead....
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Iran nuclear deal: EU shields firms from US sanctions law

Iran nuclear deal: EU shields firms from US sanctions law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kharg Island terminal: Energy exports are vital for the Iranian economy European foreign affairs chiefs have pledged to protect firms against the impact of US sanctions for doing business with Iran. An EU “blocking statu...
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A look at Vietnam’s ‘Golden Bridge,’ a colossal pair of hands lifting a golden walkway

A look at Vietnam’s ‘Golden Bridge,’ a colossal pair of hands lifting a golden walkway

In the mountains of central Vietnam, a colossal pair of hands lifts a golden thread of walkway high above the clifftops, as if the mountain itself has sprouted limbs. “I feel like I’m walking on clouds,” said Vuong Thuy Linh,...
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Bangladesh: Renowned photographer held after media comments

Bangladesh: Renowned photographer held after media comments

Bangladesh police arrested an award-winning photographer for “provocative comments” allegedly made in media interviews about student protests that have gripped the country for more than a week. At least 20 plain-clothes officers picked up Shahidul ...
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Indra Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo chief executive

Indra Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo chief executive

Image copyright Getty Images PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi is to step down after 12 years at the helm. She is among the world’s most prominent female business leaders and has consistently appeared on Forbes’ list of the 100 most...
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Joël Robuchon, Michelin star French chef, dies aged 73

Joël Robuchon, Michelin star French chef, dies aged 73

Image copyright AFP French celebrity chef Joël Robuchon, who is credited with winning the most Michelin stars in the world, has died aged 73. Robuchon died from cancer on Monday in Switzerland, Le Figaro says, more than a year after...
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Iraqi Christians displaced by ISIL find solace in Baghdad

Iraqi Christians displaced by ISIL find solace in Baghdad

Baghdad, Iraq – Exactly four years ago, a whole community of Iraqi Christians who lived for decades in the lush plains of the northeast fled their homes, never to return. Displaced by the expansion of Islamic State of Iraq and...
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Bangladesh protests: How a traffic accident stopped a city of 18 million

Bangladesh protests: How a traffic accident stopped a city of 18 million

Image copyright AFP Image caption Students have defied calls to return home For more than a week, Bangladesh has been gripped by mass protests triggered by the death of two children in a traffic accident. The demonstrators, overwhelmingly young people,...
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