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China advisory body ousts former top Hu Jintao aide

China expelled a disgraced senior aide to former President Hu Jintao from a high-profile advisory body, the official Xinhua news agency reported on its website, marking the latest step in a significant political scandal.

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead

The Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed by four shots in central Moscow, the Russian government said in a statement, according to the Interfax news agency.

Eight people found dead in murder-suicide in rural Missouri

A man shot and killed seven people in a house-to-house shooting spree in a sparsely populated part of Missouri before shooting himself, the state Highway Patrol said.

American blogger killed in Bangladesh machete attack

Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death an American critic of religious extremism in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers who support freethinking values in the Muslim-majority nation.

British PM Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi John'

British PM Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi John'

British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London.

Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin, 'La Tuta'

Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin, 'La Tuta'

Mexico has captured the most wanted drug lord in the country, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, police said, delivering a boost to a government battered by gang violence.

Six hurt by gunfire after Afghanistan win

Ecstatic Afghans danced in the streets and fired rifles into the air to celebrate their national cricket team's first win in their maiden World Cup, a much-needed piece of good news for the country mired in war with Taliban insurgents.

IS killer 'Jihadi John' unmasked as Londoner

IS killer 'Jihadi John' unmasked as Londoner

Investigators believe that the masked killer known as "Jihadi John", who fronted Islamic State beheading videos, is a British man named Mohammed Emwazi, two U.S. government sources said.

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