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Thousands rally over plan to raise pension age Thousands rally over plan to raise pension age
Thousands of people have taken part in protests in cities across Russia to express their anger at government proposals to raise the pension age. Demonstrators in the capital, Moscow, carried banners reading: "We want to live on our pensions, not die at work." The government says it wants to raise the pension age from 60 to 65 for men, and from 55 to 63 for women, to help cope with a shrinkin...
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Survivors and NGOs query official toll Survivors and NGOs query official toll
The death toll from the dam collapse in Laos could be much higher than the official figure of 27, local people and aid agencies have told the BBC. Few details of the rescue operation are being released by the Laotian authorities - but a BBC team managed to gain brief access to the site and survivors, despite a ban on foreign media. At the main hospital in Attapeau, the town closest to the di...
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France jailbreak gangster narrowly evades police France jailbreak gangster narrowly evades police
A French armed robber narrowly avoided capture more than three weeks after escaping from prison, police say. Convicted gangster Rédoine Faïd was spotted by patrol officers near Paris on Tuesday afternoon, police sources told AFP news agency. He fled the scene and abandoned a car with explosives and fake number plates in a shopping centre car park. On 1 July Faïd, 46, broke out of a prison...
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Toronto shooting: Gunman kills woman and child in Greektown Toronto shooting: Gunman kills woman and child in Greektown
A 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman have died after a gunman opened fire on a busy avenue in Canada's largest city, police say. Thirteen other people, ranging in age between 10 and 59, were injured in the attack in the Greektown district of Toronto, police chief Mark Saunders told reporters. The suspect, 29, had an exchange of gunfire with police officers before being found dead near...
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Syria conflict: White Helmets evacuated by Israel Syria conflict: White Helmets evacuated by Israel
Israel says it has carried out an evacuation of members of Syria's White Helmets civil defence group from a war zone in south-western Syria. Some 422 volunteers and family members were taken to Jordan via the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight. The UK, one of the nations requesting Israel's help, hailed the operation and will assist with resettlement. The White Helmets describe them...
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Japan heatwave: Warnings issued amid scorching temperatures Japan heatwave: Warnings issued amid scorching temperatures
People across Japan have been urged to take precautions against a heatwave that has killed about 30 people. Thousands more have sought hospital treatment for heat-related conditions over the past two weeks. Temperatures reached 40.7C (105F) in central Japan earlier this week, a five-year nationwide peak. In the city of Kyoto temperatures have stood above 38C (100.4F) for seven days in a r...
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Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ
Adrian Cronauer, who served as inspiration for Robin Williams' breakout character in the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died in Virginia aged 79. Like his eponymous character, Cronauer was a radio presenter in Saigon in 1965 and 1966 known best for his enthusiastic early morning greeting and penchant for playing rock'n'roll tunes to raise American troops' morale during the Vietnam War. ...
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Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill
Israel's parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, fuelling anger among its Arab minority. The "nation state" law says Jews have a unique right to national self-determination there and puts Hebrew above Arabic as the official language. Arab MPs reacted furiously in parliament, with one waving a black flag and others ripping up the bil...
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Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle' Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'
The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand last week have spoken publicly of their ordeal for the first time, describing the "moment of miracle" when divers found them. Adul Sam-on, 14, the only member of the group who speaks English, told reporters he could only say "hello" when the British divers surfaced. The boys were trapped in the Tham Luang caves for more than two we...
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ECHR condemns Pussy Riot and Anna Politkovskaya cases ECHR condemns Pussy Riot and Anna Politkovskaya cases
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has condemned Russia for its handling of two high-profile cases. It said Russia had violated five articles of the human rights convention in its arrest and conviction of Pussy Riot members in 2012. Three women from the activist group were arrested after performing a protest song in a Moscow cathedral. Separately, the ECHR also heavily criticised t...
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