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Russia pledges to destroy all its chemical weapons by next year

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:47:33 +0100

Russia will destroy all of its chemical weapons by the end of next year - a year earlier than previously announced, officials say.(image)

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Man wrote 'karma is a bitch' before killing estranged wife and daughter with a shotgun

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:22:04 +0100

A "cold, calculated and scheming man" killed his wife and daughter before turning the gun on himself, an inquest in the UK has heard.(image)

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Eight-week-old Jack Russell puppy put down after being 'kicked like a football'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:10:54 +0100

An eight-week-old puppy was left with devastating injuries after he was "kicked like a football", RSPCA inspectors in England have said.(image)

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Women who escaped from 'Islamic State' win EU human rights prize

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:36:45 +0100

Two Yazidi women who survived enslavement by the so-called 'Islamic State' group before escaping have won the EU's Sakharov Prize for human rights.(image)

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Former Republican congressman will 'grab his musket' if Donald Trump loses

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:25:28 +0100

A former Republican congressman from Illinois says he plans to grab his musket if GOP nominee Donald Trump loses the presidential election.(image)

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'Dozens of children sleeping on the roadside' after Calais camp clearance

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:05:56 +0100

Dozens of children have reportedly been forced to sleep on the roadside of the Calais Jungle, despite French officials declaring the clearance complete.(image)

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Theme park where four people died defends safety record as police prevent reopening

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:32:21 +0100

The company that owns an Australian theme park where four people died on a ride has defended its safety record as police vetoed plans to reopen to the public three days after the tragedy.(image)

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Donald Trump's Hollywood star smashed with a pickaxe

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:24:12 +0100

The man who caused the damage said he was going to auction off the pieces.(image)

‘Two-state solution is not dead, but it is on life-support’

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:11:50 +0100

“Tear gas has been used, live bullets, stun bombs, there have been incursions and arrests, people have been shot, houses ransacked. We are scared of Israeli soldiers, we want it to stop.” These are the words of Leyan, 14, a pupil at the UN school in the Jalazone refugee camp in the West Bank, reports Irish Examiner Political Correspondent Juno McEnroe from the West Bank(image)

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New poll shows commanding lead for Hillary Clinton

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:02:57 +0100

Hillary Clinton appears on the brink of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fuelled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.(image)

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