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Fifteen more Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting: Kiev military

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Fifteen more Ukrainian service personnel have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists backed by Russian troops, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Tuesday. U.N. agencies say about 2,600 people have died in the conflict, around 800 of them members of...(more) 



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UN warns food prices rising in Ebola-hit countries

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The U.N. is warning that food prices are rising in countries hit by Ebola and that it'll get worse because many farmers won't be able to access fields during the upcoming harvests of rice and corn. 



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Indian troops kill 3 rebels in Kashmir fighting

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say Indian government forces have killed three suspected rebels in a gunbattle in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. 



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Thai junta blocks rights meeting in Bangkok

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Thailand's ruling junta ordered that a rights talk at a journalists' club in Bangkok be shut down on Tuesday, further stoking concerns over freedom of expression in the country since a military power grab in May. Police, armed with orders from the junta, turned up at...(more) 



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French court to make privacy ruling on Hollande affair actress snap

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A French court is set to decide Tuesday whether actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande made waves worldwide, had her privacy breached by a photographer who snapped her in her car. The charges relate to a picture of the 41-year-old actress behind the...(more) 



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Building inspectors abused in agressive clashes with union officials, inquiry told

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Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy union officials seen on video tendered as evidence to royal commission Continue reading... 



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'Difficulties' with anti-terror plans

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There are "significant difficulties" with preventing British-born terror suspects from re-entering the country, the reviewer of terror laws says. 



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Man dies in Carryduff house fire

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A 91-year-old man dies in house fire in Carryduff, on the outskirts of Belfast. 



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Hong Kong police detain activists during democracy protests

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Chinese official faces activists' ire as city plunged into political crisis following Beijing's refusal to allow open elections Are you taking part in the Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigns? Continue reading... 



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Clive Palmer: Deal done on mining tax - video

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Mining magnate MP Clive Palmer denies any conflict of interest in his party's decision to vote in support of killing off the mining tax. The government reached a deal with six crossbenchers, including Palmer United party senators, to repeal the tax. Palmer insisted the move made...(more) 



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Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

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BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops,...(more) 



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5 things you need to know Tuesday

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The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.         

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