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Ukraine passes bill on war-torn eastern regions
Ukraine passes bill on war-torn eastern regions

On Thursday, the Ukrainian Parliament passed a new bill called the "Donbass reintegration law". It describes the regions — oblasts — of Donetsk and Luhansk as being "temporarily occupied" by Russia and declares Russia to be the "aggressor".

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Chile: Pope Francis stirs outrage with 'slander' comment
Chile: Pope Francis stirs outrage with 'slander' comment

On Thursday, Roman Catholic Pope Francis, on a tour of South America, spoke to the press in Chile on his last day in the country, and said of Bishop Juan Barros, accused of covering up sexual abuse by another priest, "There is not one shred of proof against him. It's all calumny [slander]."

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Irish rock band The Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46
Irish rock band The Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46

46-year-old Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, was found dead, her publicist Lindsey Holmes confirmed; reports suggested she was found in her room at the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel.

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Zimbabwean politician Bennett and four others die in New Mexico helicopter crash
Zimbabwean politician Bennett and four others die in New Mexico helicopter crash

Roy Bennett, a key Zimbabwean opposition leader, died on Wednesday evening in a helicopter crash that also killed four other people in the northeastern part of New Mexico, United States.

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United States: One person dead after boat to offshore casino burns off Florida coast
United States: One person dead after boat to offshore casino burns off Florida coast

A boat ferrying people to a floating casino in the Gulf of Mexico caught fire and burned near New Port Richey, Florida, US.

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