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California Judge Sides with Baker in 'Gay Cake' Row

Last edited 7th February 2018

A California baker can refuse service to same-sex couples over her religious objections and right to free speech, a Superior Court judge has ruled.

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Kabul Mourns 100 Dead After Ambulance Bomb

Last edited 28th January 2018

More than 100 people are now known to have been killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in Kabul. Attackers drove an ambulance past a police checkpoint to get to a crowded street in a district full of government buildings and embassies.

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Indigenous Catholic Leader Backs the Change the Date Campaign

Last edited 24th January 2018

“I know it’s a day of celebration for some, but for Aboriginal people it’s a day of mourning,” Murri Ministry co-ordinator Ravina Waldren said.

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Afghanistan Attack: Save the Children Suspends Programmes

Last edited 24th January 2018

The UK charity Save the Children has temporarily suspended its programmes in Afghanistan after an attack on its offices in the city of Jalalabad.

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Kabul: Gunmen Shot Intercontinental Hotel Diners - Eyewitness

Last edited 21st January 2018

An eyewitness has told the BBC of the terrifying moment gunmen burst into Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel restaurant on Saturday.

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Koreas to March Under Single 'United' Flag in Olympic Games

Last edited 17th January 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single "unified Korea" flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South.

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Hawaii Missile False Alarm Triggers Shock, Blame and Apologies

Last edited 14th January 2018

Residents and visitors in Hawaii have been recalling the shock of a false missile alarm, with many saying they thought they were going to die.

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Two Palestinian Teens Killed in Clashes with Israeli Troops

Last edited 11th January 2018

Two Palestinian youths have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry says.

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North and South Korea to begin high-level talks

Last edited 8th January 2018

North and South Korea will meet on Tuesday for high-level talks, the first between the countries in two years. The meeting is set to take place at 10:00 local time (01:00 GMT) at the Peace House in the truce village of Panmunjom.

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New York to Install 1,500 Security Barriers After Vehicle Attacks

Last edited 3rd January 2018

The mayor of New York City has announced plans to install 1,500 steel street barriers to prevent vehicle attacks.

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