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China Probes 'Fake Seasoning Producing Hub' Near Tianjin

The factories reportedly faked products such as soy sauce from top producer Lee Kum Kee (real product shown here)

Chinese authorities are investigating nearly 50 factories allegedly manufacturing fake versions of widely used food seasoning and sauces.

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Court: 26 To Hang For Narayanganj Abductions, Murders

A Bangladesh court sentenced 26 people, including three senior officers from the country's elite security force, to death on Monday after convicting them of murdering seven people who were abducted outside a cricket stadium.

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Turkish Cargo Boeing 747 Crashes In Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials said.

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Roadside Bomb Blast Kills Police In Turkey's Diyarbakir

At least four police officers have been killed and two others wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Kurdish-majority southeastern Turkey, according to the local governor's office.

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Court Rejects Red Sea Islands Transfer To Saudi Arabia

A top Egyptian court has issued a final ruling rejecting a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that had provoked outrage among Egyptians and prompted rare protests.

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Palestinian Teen Killed By Israeli Army During Clashes

A Palestinian teenager has been shot dead by the Israeli army during a confrontation in the occupied West Bank, according to officials.

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Oxfam: Eight Men Are As Rich As Half The World

The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the world's population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, including Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday.

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Rolls-Royce In £671m Bribery Settlement

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Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay £671m to settle bribery and corruption cases with UK and US authorities.

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Suicide Attack Hits Nigeria's University Of Maiduguri

At least four people were killed and 15 others injured in a suicide bomb attack on a university campus in northeast Nigeria, police said.

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UK: Northern Ireland To Hold Snap Elections In March

Northern Ireland will hold a snap vote on March 2 to elect a new assembly following the collapse of the region's power-sharing government, Britain has announced.

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