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‘Samurai sword’ attack leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine

Image copyright Kyodo/Reuters Image caption The Tomioka Hachimangu shrine is famous for a summer festival in August Three people have died and another was wounded at a well-known Shinto shrine in Tokyo in what appears to be a succession feud, police say. The suspect is thought to have killed his ...

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Franken to quit Senate amid sexual misconduct allegations

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFranken attacked Donald Trump and Roy Moore in his resignation speech Democratic Senator and ex-comedian Al Franken has said he plans to quit “in the coming weeks” after string of sexual harassment allegations. “I am proud that during my time in the ...

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Honduras presidential election: OAS says curfew must be lifted

Image copyright AFP Image caption The curfew was imposed after days of widespread violence across Honduras The Organisation of American States has urged the Honduran government to lift a curfew it imposed last week after protests against perceived fraud in the recent presidential election. In a statement, the OAS calls ...

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