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Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students

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Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students
Mexico has ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging they masterminded last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing. Carrying torches and candles, tens of thousands of people marched through Mexico City to protest the disappearance of the students. "We shall overcome," protesters shouted with clenched fists in the air. Marching were students, teachers, farmers and activists joining relatives of the missing students.

Three years after Libya revolt, 'Dubai dream' still far off

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Three years after Libya revolt, 'Dubai dream' still far off
When longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi's regime collapsed in a 2011 revolution, many Libyans looked to affluent and booming Dubai as an example of what the future could hold. On October 23, 2011, three days after Kadhafi was captured and killed, transitional authorities announced the "total liberation" of Libya, in a joyous declaration from the eastern city of Benghazi, birthplace of the eight-month conflict. In a country with two governments -- one internationally recognised and the other self-declared -- the anniversary ... more

White House on lockdown after latest fence jumper

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A man jumped over the fence to the White House, and was quickly surrounded by Secret Service agents. He was taken down by canines dogs who were guarding the grounds

Palestinian rams car into Jerusalem crowd, killing baby

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Palestinian rams car into Jerusalem crowd, killing baby
A Palestinian rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a baby and injuring six other people in what Israeli police said was a "hit-and-run terror attack". It was the second such deadly incident in three months, prompting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately order an increase in police presence across the city. The driver, identified as Abed Abdelrahman Shaludeh, a Palestinian from Silwan in east Jerusalem, died from his injuries early on Thursday, the Shaarei Tzedek ... more

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.