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4 killed as Iran centre targeted in Beirut

A wounded Lebanese man is carried from the site of an explosion, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday. — AP photo
A double suicide car bombing targeted an Iranian cultural centre in Beirut on Wednesday, killing at least four people in the latest attack linked to the conflict in neighbouring Syria. The attack was quickly claimed by the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, a jihadist... Full story

Rajiv Gandhi killers set to go free from prison

The chief minister of an Indian state Wednesday ordered the release of all seven people jailed for plotting the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, meaning they could walk free in days. Full story

Journalist on assignment deaths total 134 last year

One hundred and thirty-four journalists and media support staff were killed while on reporting assignments last year, most of them targeted deliberately, the London-based International News Safety Institute (INSI) said on Tuesday. Full story

CM quits in row over Telangana state

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The chief minister of an Indian state resigned on Wednesday in protest at a contentious bill to split his state in two, a plan which has triggered chaotic scenes in parliament. Kiran Kumar Reddy announced he was stepping down with... Full story

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Syria using powerful new cluster munitions: HRW

Pakistani teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai, top centre, lights candles with Syrian refugee girls who live in Jordan, during her visit to Al Manara Social Development centre in Amman on Wednesday. Malala, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for campaigning for girls’ education, was met with songs and dancing from the girls, who then listened to her story and message. — Reuters photo
Syria’s government forces have begun using a powerful type of cluster munition rocket not previously seen in the country’s conflict, Human Rights Watch said in a statement on Wednesday. The group said photos taken after a recent attack in the central city... Full story

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Charles sways sword during Saudi dance

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Britain’s Prince Charles, dressed in a traditional Saudi robe and a checkered red and white keffiyeh, joined members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family in performing the ‘Ardah’ sword dance near Riyadh. Charles, who arrived on Monday on his second... Full story

Blair ‘advised Murdoch executives over hacking’

Former British prime minister Tony Blair advised a key executive in Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper empire days before she was arrested over phone hacking at the News of the World, a court heard on Wednesday. Full story

Berlusconi divorce paves way for possible third marriage

Italy’s billionaire former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is officially divorced, paving the way for a possible future marriage with a woman almost 50 years his junior, the Italian media reported Wednesday. Full story

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Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday warned against crossing ‘red lines’ in negotiations with world powers aimed at reaching a lasting agreement over Tehran’s nuclear programme. The warning came as Iranian... Full story


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