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Oil near 2-month lows on glut worries

Crude prices inched down on Monday in Asia, staying not far from two-month lows hit in the previous session, amid worries over a global oil glut. A strong dollar and the fourth weekly rise in the U.S. oil rig count have helped relieve pressure on crude futures. Lon

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Munich gunman ‘planned attacks for a year’

The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday began planning the attack a year ago after visiting the German city of Winnenden where another teenager killed 15 people in 2009, Bavarian officials said on Sunday. Materials found at the gunman'

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Democrats in disarray on eve of Clinton nomination

The head of the Democratic Party resigned on Sunday amid a furor over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a growing rebellion by Bernie Sanders supporters on the eve of the convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the White House. Lingering bitterness from their heat

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Syrian man dies setting off bomb in Germany

A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state official said. Police said 12 people were wounded, inc

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Bomb-carrying Syrian dies outside German festival

A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state official said. Police said 12 people were wounded, inc

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Nepal's PM quits just before no-trust vote

Nepal's Prime Minister K P Oli resigned on Sunday, nine months after coming to power, minutes before parliament was to vote on a no confidence motion he was likely to lose. Oli, 64, was forced to quit after allies of his multi-party coalition deserted the government accusing

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Munich gunman not linked to Islamic State

A German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich was a deranged lone gunman obsessed with mass killings who drew no inspiration from Islamist militancy, police said on Saturday. The 18-year-old, born and raised locally, opened fire near a busy shopping mall on Friday

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack

Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State. Graphic television footage from the site of th

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G20 to bolster defences against Brexit fallout

The world's leading economies will do more to lift global growth and share the benefits more broadly, top policymakers said on Saturday as they sought to deal with fallout from Britain's Brexit vote and counter dissatisfaction with globalisation. Finance ministers and cen

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61 dead, 207 hurt in Kabul attack

At least 61 people were killed and 207 were wounded on Saturday in a suicide attack on a demonstration in Kabul claimed by Islamic State, an official from the Public Health Ministry said. The deaths are more than double earlier estimates. Mohammad Ismail Kawousi, a

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