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    Australian men charged with terrorism over mosque fires

    Reuters | Updated at 12:30pm on August 20, 2017

    Australian police have charged three men with committing terrorist acts on suspicion of starting fires at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Melbourne last year...

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    Thousands join anti-racism march in Boston

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:05am on August 20, 2017

    Thousands of anti-racism demonstrators flooded the streets of Boston Saturday, dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city and triggering scuffles with police but avoiding the serious violence that marred a similar event a week earlier in Virginia...

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    Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from Islamic State

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on August 20, 2017

    Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the US-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, prime minister Haider al-Abadi said...

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    23 dead as train derails in India

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 11:10pm on August 19, 2017

    At least 23 passengers were killed and 64 others were injured after an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, officials said, as rescuers battle to free people trapped in the wreckage...

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    Seven hurt in Russia knife attack

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    The Islamic State jihadist group on Saturday claimed responsibility after a man stabbed seven people on the street in a Russian city before being shot dead by police, despite investigators saying it was probably not a terrorist attack...

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    Six US cops shot in same night

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    Six US police officers were shot in one night in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania, one fatally, prompting president Donald Trump to tweet his support for the slain officer’s department early Saturday...

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    Congo landslide death toll likely to rise over 200

    Reuters | Updated at 11:05am on August 19, 2017

    A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged, the vice-governor of affected Ituri province said on Friday...

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    Venezuela faces outrage after new assembly takes legislative power

    Reuters | Updated at 10:35am on August 19, 2017

    Venezuela's new legislative superbody was criticised by South American governments and Washington on Friday after giving itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress while former top prosecutor Luisa Ortega fled the country...

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    Finnish knife attacks investigated as terror crimes: police

    Reuters | Updated at 09:25am on August 19, 2017

    Finnish police are investigating Friday's knife attacks that killed two and wounded eight in the city of Turku as crimes related to terrorism, they said on Saturday...

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    New manhunt for Barcelona attack driver

    BBC | Updated at 08:50am on August 19, 2017

    The driver in Thursday's van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say...

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