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After 13-year struggle, US faces counter-terror fatigue: panel

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After 13 years of struggle, Americans are showing a growing public fatigue and waning sense of urgency over terrorism, an attitude that threatens US security, members of the panel that investigated the Sept. 11 attacks said in a report on Tuesday.

South Korea police find body of fugitive ferry owner

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South Korean police announced Tuesday that a badly-decomposed body found last month had been identified as that of the fugitive tycoon whose family owned the ferry which sank in April with the loss of 300 lives.

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Nazi war crimes suspect, 89-year-old Johann Breye, hospitalized in US

A Nazi war crimes suspect accused of aiding in the killings of 216,000 Jewish people at a death camp and now awaiting an extradition hearing has been hospitalized.

Party as Britain's little prince celebrates first birthday

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Britain's Prince George was to celebrate his first birthday on Tuesday with a party fit for a future king as his parents thanked well-wishers the world over for their support.

Train full of MH17 victims' bodies must leave: Dutch tell rebels

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Dutch forensic investigators told armed separatists guarding train cars full of bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet that the train must be allowed to leave as soon as possible Monday.

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

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The families and friends of Dutch citizens blown out of the sky above Ukraine poured out their grief and anger Monday at a meeting with their monarch and political leaders.

Pakistan to release 57 boats of Indian fishermen

Indian fishermen waves after crossing over to India after being released by the Pakistani authorities
As part of goodwill gesture, the Nawaz Sharif government has decided to release 57 fishing boats of 150 Indian fishermen, the foreign ministry said in Islamabad on Monday.

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Gaza and Ukraine: India sticks to fuzzy words, hard interests

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The substance of policies that India pursues with the actors involved is undergirded by hard-nosed calculations of national interest. And they often run counter to the tenor of the official statements.

Taliban attack kills 4 foreigners in Kabul

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A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in Kabul on Tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during an impasse over presidential election results.

Putin must push separatists to aid MH17 probe, says Obama

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United States President Barack Obama on Monday said it was Russian President Vladimir Putin’s responsibility to make Ukrainian separatists cooperate in MH17 crash probe.

Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices

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Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.

Dutch Twitter avatars go black demanding MH17 bodies' return

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Dutch social media users are turning their profile photos black and tweeting the hashtag #BringThemHome as anger mounts that bodies from flight MH17 have not yet been repatriated from Ukraine.

'Sex tax' also applies to tantric massage: German court

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Tantric massages provide sexual pleasure and are subject to the same tax levied on brothels and swinger clubs in a German city, a state court said on Monday.

Focus in Gaza conflict must be on ceasefire: Obama

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US President Barack Obama repeated on Monday that Israel had the right to defend itself against rocket attacks from Hamas militants but said he had serious concerns about the growing number of civilian casualties resulting from the conflict.

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