Shanghai’s anti-terror force stays sharp with drills
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Shanghai’s anti-terror force stays sharp with drills

Violent crimes remain a rare occurrence in China. Yet the threat of terrorism has risen…

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BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement with US
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BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement with US

British energy giant BP announces it will settle US federal and state claims worth up…

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5 killed in an explosion at chemical plant in S. Korea
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5 killed in an explosion at chemical plant in S. Korea

Five people have been killed in an explosion at a chemical plant in South Korea…

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Unemployment rate dampens the outlook of Spain
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Unemployment rate dampens the outlook of Spain

A common refrain in Madrid is that ‘Spain is not Greece’, meaning it is wrong…

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Chinese Premier Li wraps up Europe visit
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Chinese Premier Li wraps up Europe visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wrapped up his two-nation visit to the European Union on Friday,…

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Tour de France set to begin this weekend
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Tour de France set to begin this weekend

The 102nd edition Tour de France will begin this weekend. Ahead of the Grand Depart,…

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Devastating quake hits Xinjiang
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Devastating quake hits Xinjiang

Five have been killed and more than 20 injured, after a magnitude 6.5 quake jolted…

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Police say false alarm at Washington DC Navy Yard, no shooter
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Police say false alarm at Washington DC Navy Yard, no shooter

US authorities have issued an “all clear” after reports of a possible shooter at the…

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38 dead, 33 missing after ferry capsize in the Philippines
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38 dead, 33 missing after ferry capsize in the Philippines

The death toll of the boat capsize in central Philippines has risen to 38, with…

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Iran president meets with IAEA director general
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Iran president meets with IAEA director general

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani met with the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency,…

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