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Baghdad halts Ramadi refugee flow

May 22, 2015 - 10:00pm
Authorities in Baghdad close a key bridge, stopping the flow of refugees fleeing the city of Ramadi captured by Islamic State militants this week.
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Farc suspends truce after attack

May 22, 2015 - 8:22pm
Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
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VIDEO: Dozens killed in Mexico shoot-out

May 22, 2015 - 8:16pm
At least 39 people are killed in a shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco.
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Spain's political masters face bloody nose

May 22, 2015 - 8:03pm
Spain's political masters face bloody nose in regional battle
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The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of Kolkata

May 22, 2015 - 8:01pm
The Afghans who have made Kolkata their home
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Does a death sentence always mean death?

May 22, 2015 - 7:57pm
Does a death sentence always mean death?
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The element that made the 20th Century shine

May 22, 2015 - 7:53pm
The element that made the modern era gleam
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Who was suicide bomber Luul Dahir?

May 22, 2015 - 7:46pm
The 'friendly' mother of six who killed herself in a hotel
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US reality show taken off schedule

May 22, 2015 - 7:37pm
A US cable network pulls a long running reality TV show over allegations of sexual abuse by one of its members.
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VIDEO: Can Saudi coalition defeat IS?

May 22, 2015 - 6:43pm
The recent, dramatic gains by Islamic State fighters across Syria and Iraq are prompting fresh doubts over whether the coalition strategy to defeat them is working.
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Will Hull's season end on high note?

May 22, 2015 - 6:20pm
Hull face Manchester United looking to overhaul Newcastle and avoid relegation on the last day of the top-flight season.
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VIDEO: Ramadi residents pay price as IS advances

May 22, 2015 - 6:14pm
Several days after Islamic State militants captured the city of Ramadi, Iraqis are now asking why their army was unable to protect them.
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'I will not walk away from Chelsea'

May 22, 2015 - 6:05pm
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he would not choose to leave the club but is prepared to manage another English side.
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IS 'carried out Saudi mosque attack'

May 22, 2015 - 5:52pm
The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.
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High turnout in gay marriage vote

May 22, 2015 - 5:49pm
A high turnout is reported as polls close after the Republic of Ireland votes in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
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DC mansion murder suspect arrested

May 22, 2015 - 4:50pm
Daron Dylon Wint, who had previously worked for the victims' family business, was captured late Thursday in Washington DC.
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Sturgeon condemns leak 'dirty tricks'

May 22, 2015 - 4:39pm
Nicola Sturgeon calls on Alistair Carmichael to consider his position as an MP after he admits being behind the leak of a memo ahead of the election.
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Glasgow beat Ulster to reach final

May 22, 2015 - 4:38pm
Glasgow Warriors are through to the Pro12 final after a late DTH van der Merwe converted try sees off Ulster at Scotstoun.
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McIlroy misses cut at Wentworth

May 22, 2015 - 3:52pm
World number one Rory McIlroy misses the cut in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth after a second round of 78.
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Cholera hits 3,000 Burundi refugees

May 22, 2015 - 3:04pm
More than 3,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania have contracted cholera, the UN says, with hundreds of new cases a day.
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