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Devyani Khobragade: India-US diplomat row escalates

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F India

India has ordered a series of reprisals against the United States amid a worsening row over the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York.

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Nigeria Boko Haram emergency: 'More than 1,200 killed'

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BOKO

The UN says more than 1,200 people have been killed in Islamist-related violence in north-east Nigeria since a state of emergency was declared in May.

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Lebanon blasts hit Iran's embassy in Beirut

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BLAST

At least 22 people have been killed and more than 140 injured in a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capital Beirut.

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Chile to hold presidential election runoff

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chile

Chilean voters cast ballots in a presidential election on Sunday, but no candidate secured enough votes to declare victory.

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What happened in the rest of the world in 1066?

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people

British people tend to see the world through key dates - 1066, 1815, 1914, 1945 etc. But what was happening in other parts of the world in those fateful years, asks Dr Michael Scott.

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