Pope makes a date to see Turin shroud as it goes back on public display

Burial cloth believed to have covered Jesus is on view from Sunday, while Pope Francis will visit on 21 June with Italian relatives

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US volunteers flock to Isis fight as veterans work to bolster recruitment

Social media forges connections between westerners and local groups in what many see as an ‘epic struggle between the forces of good and evil’

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US volunteers flock to Isis fight as veterans work to bolster recruitment

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South African president visits displaced immigrants, promises peace

South African President Jacob Zuma spoke to hundreds of displaced African immigrants Saturday, promising peace to those who wish to remain in the country. At least four people have been killed in anti-immigrant violence over the past fortnight.

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​World Bank admits peak of Russia economic crisis over

The World Bank has agreed with President Vladimir Putin’s comment that Russia has successfully managed to overcome the worst of its current economic difficulties due to the government’s fiscal and monetary policy.
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Hamilton seals fourth successive pole of the season

World champion will start from the front in Bahrain for the first time on Sunday.

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Egypt: Trial of 16 Over Deadly Stadium Violence Begins

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Cairo Criminal Court postponed on Saturday the trial of 16 defendants accused of involvement in February's deadly football violence to May 18, during the trial's first session.

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FDA reveals second wave of tainted drugs

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食品藥物管理署) issued a second wave of product warnings and recalls yesterday, as the recent spate of tainted drugs continues to rock the island. The FDA's list of drugs containing industrial-grade magnesium carbonate now includes a total of 19 manufacturers and 23 over-the-counter products. (A link to the FDA's list can be found at the end of this article.)

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IS claims Afghanistan suicide attack that killed 33: president

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack Saturday that killed 33 people and wounded more than 100 others in eastern Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said, in what appears to be the first major attack by the jihadists in the country.

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Officers shoot and kill man with knife in St. Louis suburb, police say

(Reuters) - A 23-year-old man who barricaded himself in his mother's house in a St. Louis suburb and spoke of a "black revolution" was shot and killed by police when he rushed at them with a knife, authorities said on Saturday.






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