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  • 800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state
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  • Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at age 80
    Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness, his foundation announced.
  • Iraqi Supreme Court ratifies May election results
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  • Cricket hero Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM
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  • Izadi woman flees Germany after meeting Daesh captor
    An Iraqi Izadi woman has fled Germany after being chased by her Daesh captor there, traveling back to Iraq.
  • Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake
    A Muslim couple in the Swiss city of Lausanne has been denied citizenship over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex.
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