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LAST_UPDATEFri, 30 Sep 2016 9pm

Two Accused In S.African Court For 'Freeing' Penguin

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PORT ELIZABETH: Two men have appeared in court in South Africa accused of stealing a penguin called “Buddy” from a marine park and releasing him into the sea, police said Friday.

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Dutch Govt Rebukes Russian Ambassador Over MH17 Remarks

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AMSTERDAM: The Dutch Foreign Ministry summoned Russia’s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke on Friday after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

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Forbes Says Trump's Wealth Declines US$800 Mln In A Year

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The fortune of US Republican nominee Donald Trump has shrunk US$800 million since 2015, according to Forbes magazine, increasing the mystery about how rich the millionaire really is, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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France 'Conducts Operations Against IS'

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France has begun air operations over Iraq from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, reports say.

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Germany Closes Motorway In Bomb Scare Near Austria

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German police closed a motorway at the Austrian border overnight after stopping a car carrying suspected bomb-making materials.

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Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found In Italy

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Italian police have recovered two Van Gogh paintings stolen during a dramatic raid on an Amsterdam museum in 2002.

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Syrian Army, Rebels Wage Fierce Battles North Of Aleppo City

Syrian government forces and rebels waged fierce battles north of Aleppo on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed offensive by the Syrian army to take the entire city.

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UK Service Sector Grows Strongly In July Despite Brexit Vote, Q2 Growth Revised Up

Britain's giant services sector grew much more strongly than expected in July in the clearest sign to date that the economy did not slow sharply after the shock of the country's Brexit vote in June.

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Turkey Suspends 1,500 Prison Personnel And Guards In Post-Coup Probe: Minister

Turkish authorities have suspended 1,500 prison personnel and guards over links with the U.S.-based cleric Turkey accuses of orchestrating the failed July coup, justice minister Bekir Bozdag said.

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2 Dead, 15 Injured In Fire At Germany Hospital

Flames emanate from the roof of the Bergmannsheil hospital in Bochum, western Germany, Friday morning, on Friday after a fire broke out. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)

BERLIN: Police say two people have died and 15 have been injured in a hospital fire in western Germany.

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