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Bangladesh forces clear Dhaka cafe and rescue hostages

Saturday 2nd of July 2016, 5:13
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Bangladeshi troops clear a cafe in the capital Dhaka, killing six gunmen and rescuing 13 hostages, but the fate of other captives remains unclear.
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Australia takes its democracy with a side of sausage

Saturday 2nd of July 2016, 4:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Barbecues are fired up at polling booths across Australia for traditional election-day "sausage sizzles".
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French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies

Saturday 2nd of July 2016, 3:19
related countries: France France

The French poet, translator and art critique Yves Bonnefoy dies, aged 93, according to media reports.
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Mexico teachers protest: Food airlifts to blockade-hit areas

Saturday 2nd of July 2016, 1:48
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Oaxaca

Mexico's air force flies grain into southern Oaxaca state to deal with dwindling food supplies there caused by roadblocks set up by protesting teachers.
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Gunmen take hostages in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka

Saturday 2nd of July 2016, 1:10
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Gunmen storm a cafe and seize hostages including foreigners in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
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Australia votes in federal election

Saturday 2nd of July 2016, 0:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Australians are voting in the country's federal election, where the conservative coalition government is widely expected to hold power.
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