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Fake dentists ply brisk trade in Morocco

A smart white coat is no proof of being a qualified medical practitioner in Morocco, where fake dentists and other...

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Iraq forces take oil fields, dashing Kurdish dreams

Iraqi forces Wednesday appeared poised to take full control of the oil fields in the disputed northern province of Kirkuk,...

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Airbus teams up with Canada's Bombardier

In the face of a bitter trade dispute with Boeing, Airbus announced it would take a majority stake in Bombardier’s...

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Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Afghan police training centre: officials

Suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack on a police training centre in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday in the latest...

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Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26: officials

The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to...

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Ai Weiwei on art, exile and refugee film 'Human Flow'

In the most tender moments of “Human Flow,” Ai Weiwei’s epic documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis, he is seen...

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Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarctica

Australia and France kick off a fresh push Monday to create a vast marine sanctuary in pristine East Antarctica, hoping...

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IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines: govt

The head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, who figures on the US “most wanted terrorists” list, has...

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Catalan leader under cosh as independence deadline looms

Pressure was mounting Sunday on Catalonia’s leader ahead of a Madrid-imposed deadline to decide whether to defy international pleas for...

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Motion picture Academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, vowing that the era of “shameful complicity...

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Freed hostage says Taliban faction murdered his baby, raped wife

Freed hostage Joshua Boyle has told public broadcaster CBC his children are exploring their new home in Canada but are...

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Austria set to elect youngest EU leader in right-wing push

Austrians vote Sunday in a snap election tipped to see conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, become the EU’s youngest leader and...

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Bomb kills four Pakistani troops searching for kidnappers

A bomb Sunday killed four Pakistani soldiers as they searched for militants linked to the kidnapping of a US-Canadian family...

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Sharapova reaches first final since drugs ban

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova crushed Peng Shuai 6-3, 6-1 at the Tianjin Open on Saturday to reach her...

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