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Kim Dotcom loses latest appeal against US extradition

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 1:38
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: Appeal

The internet mogul remains eligible for extradition to the US, a New Zealand Court of Appeal rules.
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Thailand cave rescue: What are the options?

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 3:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

"Being found alive is one thing - they have got to be got out alive as well."
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'Melting road' damages cars in Australia

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 4:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Several vehicles were damaged by "big globs" of tar that coated tyres, witnesses say.
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Polar bear killed Canadian man protecting his children

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 5:39
related countries: Canada Canada

Aaron Gibbons died protecting his children during the attack in Nunavut, Canada's northernmost territory.
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Black US politician reported to police while canvassing for votes

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 10:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

A black Democratic politician from Oregon says a woman called the police on her as she was canvassing.
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In pictures: US Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 11:13
related countries: United States United States

People gather at celebrations across the US to celebrate 242 years since American independence.
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Nigerian healer killed in 'bullet-proof' charm test

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 12:11
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A self-styled traditional healer is shot dead after a client tests his "bullet-proof" charms on him.
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World Cup 2018: Is Kylian Mbappe the new Pele?

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 12:45
related countries: France France

The 19-year-old French striker is being compared, by some fans, with the likes of Messi and Ronaldo.
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Brexit: Why services matter in any deal

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 13:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why separate deals on goods and services could cause problems for British businesses.
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Claude Lanzmann: Shoah director dies at 92 in Paris

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 13:35
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The French director and writer was best known for his groundbreaking documentary of the Holocaust.
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Statue of Liberty climber in court after forcing evacuation

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 14:36
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Congolese woman threatened to push away a ladder as police tried to reach her, say officials.
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Migrants: Merkel and Orban clash over Europe's 'humanity'

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 15:06
related countries: Germany Germany

The German leader says Europe risks losing its soul, but Mr Orban insists closing borders is humane.
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Lions eat 'rhino poachers' on South African game reserve

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 15:12
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The remains of at least two people are found among a pride of lions in a game reserve.
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Thailand cave: Flooded farmers support rescue effort

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 15:30
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Efforts to free the boys trapped in a Thai cave have seen nearby farms saturated with water.
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Boats capsize in Thailand leaving dozens missing

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 16:42
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Phuket

Two passenger boats overturn in strong winds and rough seas off the coast of the island of Phuket.
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US post must pay $3.5m for wrong Lady Liberty on stamp

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 16:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Las Vegas

Billions of stamps were sold erroneously showing the image of a replica Lady Liberty in Las Vegas.
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Syria war: Rebels to resume truce talks after warplanes pound south

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 18:04
related countries: Syria Syria, Russia Russia

Rebels agree to resume negotiations on a truce following a day of intense air and artillery strikes.
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Holocaust centre: Leaders 'minimised Polish persecution'

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 18:54
related countries: Israel Israel, Poland Poland

Israel's Holocaust centre accuses Israeli and Polish leaders of an "offence to historical truth".
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Yemen war: White House allows Yemeni migrants to stay in US

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 19:46
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States
related places: White House

About 1,250 have had their temporary status extended but an NGO says others remain in "legal limbo".
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Amesbury poisoning: Couple 'handled contaminated item'

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 21:20
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amesbury

Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess are critically ill after being exposed to the Novichok nerve agent.
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Spanish 'terror lyrics' rapper Valtònyc says he has no regrets

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 21:25
related countries: Spain Spain

Artist Valtònyc, convicted of insulting Spain's monarchy, says his lyrics are designed to provoke.
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Scott Pruitt quits as head of US environment agency

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 22:58
related countries: United States United States

The EPA administrator has been embroiled in allegations of ethics violations for months.
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Playing cards in Helmand under the Taliban’s nose

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 23:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Every Friday night, people in Helmand gather in dimly-lit rooms for a laugh and card games, right under the Taliban’s nose.
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Syria: The unstoppable momentum of Assad’s war

Thursday 5th of July 2018, 23:33
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian president's forces believe the country's seven-year civil war is close to ending.
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