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Saudi prince: kingdom will remain in charge of hajj

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Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal has rejected the idea of sharing the administration of the annual hajj pilgrimage with other Muslim nations, saying Riyadh considers it “a matter of sovereignty” and ...

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AWB made secret payments worth US$220m to Saddam’s Iraq, court hears

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The Australian wheat exporter AWB made secret payments totalling more than US$220m to Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq, a trial has heard. AWB’s former chairman Trevor Flugge and its former ...

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Vladimir Putin meets Saudi defence minister for Syria talks

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Vladimir Putin has met Saudi Arabia’s defence minister in Sochi as part of a Russian effort to reach out to enemies of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad. The Russian president ...

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Stuart Rose to launch pro-Europe campaign saying true patriots are not inward-looking

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Lord Rose, the chairman of Britain Stronger in Europe, will try to defuse the claim that pro-Europeans are unpatriotic by launching the campaign to keep Britain inside the EU with ...

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Labour MP Helen Goodman criticised over tweet about Jeremy Hunt’s wife

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Labour MP Helen Goodman has been criticised after a tweet from her account asked why, “if China is so great”, Jeremy Hunt’s wife – who is from China – had ...

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Turkish photojournalist killed in suicide bomb blast in Syria

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A photojournalist who worked for Turkey’s Anadolu news agency was killed in a suicide car bomb attack by Isis in Syria on Thursday (8 October). Saleh Mahmoud Laila was one ...

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Series of small earthquakes hit near Oklahoma crude oil storage hub

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A series of small earthquakes have been recorded across northern Oklahoma, following two moderate earthquakes in the area on Saturday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that nine quakes ranging ...

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Nicola Sturgeon: SNP should operate to highest standards

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Nicola Sturgeon has said her party will learn “any lessons that require to be learned” from the growing controversy over a prominent MP’s property deals, which were allegedly linked to ...

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Five killed in RAF helicopter crash in Afghanistan

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Five people, including two RAF personnel, have died following a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, officials from the Ministry of Defence and the Nato-led Afghan training mission Resolute Support have said. ...

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Michelle Obama releases playlist of anthems for International Day of the Girl

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Michelle Obama was grooving to the tunes of Beyoncé, Demi Lovato and Esperanza Spalding as she celebrated the International Day of the Girl on Sunday. The first lady tweeted Sunday ...

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