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Four men go before Hungarian court after 71 found dead in lorry
Four men go before Hungarian court after 71 found dead in lorry

Four foreign men have on Saturday gone before a court in Hungary on suspicion of people smuggling. Their detention relates to Thursday's discovery of a lorry full of corpses in Austria.

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Cairo court retrial: Al Jazeera journalists sentenced to three years’ jail
Cairo court retrial: Al Jazeera journalists sentenced to three years’ jail

Al Jazeera journalists Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed, and Australian Peter Greste were sentenced on Saturday to three years in prison by judge Hassan Farid following a retrial of their 2013 arrest in Cairo.

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Gujarat quota protests turn violent
Gujarat quota protests turn violent

At least seven were reported dead, with over 100 buses and dozens of police stations burned, after protests over job quotas turned violent in several major cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, and Rajkot.

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Fire kills eleven at oil worker housing in Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia
Fire kills eleven at oil worker housing in Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia

A fire in the eastern Saudi city of Alkhobar tore through a housing complex for oil workers on Sunday, killing eleven, according to civil officials.

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Vatican to Palestinians: Remove us from your Draft Resolution to UN General Assembly
Vatican to Palestinians: Remove us from your Draft Resolution to UN General Assembly

On Tuesday the Vatican asked the Palestinian National Authority to remove references to the Vatican in a proposal that observer states' flags be raised at the United Nations alongside full members.

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