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  • TLAHORE: A Pakistani court acquitted 12 men of child sex abuse and blackmail charges on Saturday, the latest verdict in a massive paedophilia scandal that rocked the country in August 2015. The abuse and extortion scandal, which authorities have called the largest in Pakistan's history, allegedly ...

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  • TAir strikes and rocket fire hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a seventh straight day on Saturday after the United Nations (UN) again delayed a vote on a ceasefire. The Damascus government launched a devastating bombardment of the enclave just outside the capital last Sunday that ...

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  • TILE-IFE, Nigeria: She's been described as "the African Mona Lisa", the subject of a long-lost series of three paintings by the artist considered the father of Nigerian modernism.But like Leonardo da Vinci's most famous portrait, finding out more about the woman in Ben Enwonwu's "Tutu" has so far ...

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  • TMOGADISHU, Feb 24, 2018 (AFP) - Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city's main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday."We have seen at least 38 people dead," said Abdukadir Abdurahman Aden of the Aamin Ambulance of the bombings that targeted the ...

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  • T JOHANNESBURG: Seven suspects accused of killing five South African policemen were shot dead by officers late on Friday in a bloody gunfight outside a church, according to investigators. The shoot-out erupted when police hunted down the armed gang that is alleged to have stormed a police ...

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  • TThe murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls not only robbed hip-hop of two defining artists but also uncovered allegations of conspiracy, bloody rivalries and police corruption -- shining a light on rap's criminal underworld. More than two decades later, with the killers still at large, the cold ...

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  • TAt least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country. In the biggest attack, Taliban militants stormed an army base in the western province of ...

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  • TDUBAI - Unseeded Daria Kasatkina stunned Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 7-6 (13-11), 6-1 on Friday after a dramatic fightback in their semi-final at the Dubai Championships.After dropping the opening set and falling a break behind in the second, the 20-year-old Russian turned the tables, ...

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  • TMALÉ - The Maldives has warned India against interfering in its political crisis, deepening a rift with the country once seen as its closest ally. New Delhi has expressed concern about the situation in the honeymoon islands, whose president has sacked top judges, jailed political dissidents ...

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