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    Three win Nobel chemistry prize for molecular machines

    Associated Press | Updated at 04:39pm on October 05, 2016

    Frenchman Jean-Pierre Sauvage, British-born Fraser Stoddart and Dutch scientist Bernard ‘Ben’ Feringa on Wednesday won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for...

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    World Court rejects Marshall Islands suit seeking nuclear disarmament

    Reuters | Updated at 03:00pm on October 05, 2016

    The International Court of Justice on Wednesday rejected a suit filed by the tiny Marshall Islands against the world's nuclear powers that sought to force...

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    Turkish soldier killed, 18 IS fighters ‘neutralised’ in Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 11:29am on October 05, 2016

    One Turkish soldier was killed and three slightly wounded in a clash with Islamic State fighters in Syria in which 18 militants were ‘neutralised’, the Turkish military said in a statement on Wednesday...

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    Kaine, Pence blast Trump, Clinton at US vice-presidential debate

    Reuters | Updated at 10:02am on October 05, 2016

    Democrat Tim Kaine accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of breaking a promise to release his tax records in a debate on Tuesday where the vice presidential contenders bickered and interrupted each other...

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    Thailand detains Hong Kong pro-democracy activist

    Reuters | Updated at 09:48am on October 05, 2016

    A teenage Hong Kong student leader who helped organise massive pro-democracy protests in the Chinese-ruled city in 2014 was detained on arrival in Thailand on Wednesday and barred entry, immigration officials and supporters said, apparently at China's request...

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    Hurricane Matthew hammers Haiti and Cuba

    Reuters | Updated at 09:41am on October 05, 2016

    A hurricane watch was in effect for Florida from an area just north of Miami Beach to the Volusia-Brevard county line, near Cape Canaveral, which the storm could reach on Thursday, the hurricane center said...

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    Yahoo gave US intel agencies access to email

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:28am on October 05, 2016

    Yahoo scanned hundreds of millions of incoming emails at the behest of U.S. intelligence or law enforcement, according to a report published Tuesday...

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    US, UK, France, Italy, Germany to meet on Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 09:06pm on October 04, 2016

    Senior officials from the United States, Britain, France, Italy and Germany are to meet in Berlin on Wednesday to try to find ways to resolve the conflict in Syria, a German foreign ministry official said, confirming a story in the Tagesspiegel daily...

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    India bans Kashmir newspaper, fearing anti-state violence

    Associated Press | Updated at 06:47pm on October 04, 2016

    Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have banned the publication of a local newspaper, saying that its contents could incite violence in the troubled...

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    Afghan forces flushing Taliban out of Kunduz

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:51pm on October 04, 2016

    Fighting continued on the outskirts of Kunduz Tuesday as some frightened residents fled the city a day after the Taliban launched an hours-long assault that was repelled by Afghan forces backed by NATO...