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    No doubt Russia interfered in election, US intel chief says

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:50am on January 06, 2017

    Brushing aside Donald Trump's dismissiveness, the nation's intelligence chief insisted Thursday that US agencies are more confident than ever that Russia interfered in America's recent presidential election. And he called the former Cold War foe an ‘existential threat’ to the nation...

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    Egypt frees 2011 revolution figure Maher

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 01:16am on January 06, 2017

    Egypt has released political activist Ahmed Maher, a leading figure in the 2011 revolt that toppled the government, after he completed his jail term, his...

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    10 new Rohingya refugees injured in Forest Department’s eviction drives

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazaar | Updated at 12:16am on January 06, 2017

    At least 10 new Rohingya refugees were injured during Forest Department’s eviction drives at Kutupalang, Ukhia, Thursday...

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    Myanmar accused of ‘whitewash’ as panel rejects persecution

    Reuters | Updated at 02:53pm on January 05, 2017

    Human rights groups said Myanmar’s government is trying to cover up abuses against civilians in a Muslim-majority part of Rakhine State after an...

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    Islamic State car bomb kills six in Baghdad

    Reuters | Updated at 03:14pm on January 05, 2017

    A car bomb in eastern Baghdad claimed by Islamic State killed six civilians and wounded 15 on Thursday, police and medics said...

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    Kosovo former PM arrested in France on Serbian warrant

    Reuters | Updated at 02:40pm on January 05, 2017

    French police on Wednesday arrested former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, a guerrilla commander during the 1998-99 Kosovo war, on...

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    Four held over US live-streamed attack

    BBC | Updated at 08:50am on January 05, 2017

    Four people have been arrested in the US city of Chicago over a video live-streamed on Facebook, in which a bound and gagged man was assaulted...

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    Israeli PM Netanyahu backs pardon for manslaughter soldier

    BBC | Updated at 08:25am on January 05, 2017

    Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for a pardon for a soldier convicted of manslaughter for killing a wounded Palestinian...

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    Obama urges fellow Democrats to fight for Obamacare

    BBC | Updated at 08:10am on January 05, 2017

    President Barack Obama has urged fellow Democrats to fight for his healthcare bill, as the incoming Trump team vowed to make a repeal of the law a priority...

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    Myanmar commission plays down abuse against Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:50am on January 05, 2017

    A commission probing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Wednesday denied security forces have carried out a genocidal campaign against the Rohingya, days after a video emerged showing police beating civilians from the Muslim minority...

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