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Qatar plane makes emergency landing in Turkey

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Turkey’s state-run news agency says a Qatari plane has made an emergency landing at Istanbul’s main airport shortly after take-off. In a statement released on its Twitter account, Qatar Airways said flight QR240, headed for Doha, was forced to return to Ataturk Airport after being hit by a bird. All ...

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Donald Trump defends Milwaukee police shooting

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US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said initial evidence suggests the shooting of a black man by police in Milwaukee was justified. The killing of Sylville Smith in a predominantly African-American part of the city on Saturday led to protests. “We have to obey the laws or we don’t ...

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US in largest detainee transfer under Obama

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Guantanamo Bay, A detention facility on an American naval base in south-eastern Cuba. The jail was opened by former US President George W Bush in January 2002 to accommodate foreign terror suspects after the 11 September attacks in 2001 and the subsequent US-led invasion of Afghanistan. Some 779 men have ...

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