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Islands in the East China Sea, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese China extends air-defence perimeter

China extends its national defence perimeter to include islands in the East China Sea also claimed by Japan, which has protested at an "escalation".

Flats in Brixton, south London, as police are conducting house-to-house inquires in the area 'Slavery' women met 'in collective'

Two of three women who were allegedly held as slaves in London for at least 30 years met a man who has been arrested via a collective, police say.


Airlines warned over engine ice Japan Airlines (JAL) 787 Dreamliner plane at Narita international airport on 11 November 2013

Fifteen airlines are warned about the risk of ice forming on Boeing's new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes when flying at high altitude.


Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying Nico Rosberg

Live text and video coverage of the rain-delayed qualifying session for the Brazilian Grand Prix from Interlagos.

The Ashes

Warner criticises 'poor and weak' Trott Jonathan Trott departs the field after his dismissal

Australia's David Warner says England have "scared eyes" after they finished day three of the first Test 537 runs behind.

  • Day 3 of 5 - England are batting - Close
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  • 24for2
  • England need another 537 runs to win

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Nuevos detalles sobre caso de las "tres esclavas" en Londres

La policía informó que la pareja sospechosa del caso de esclavitud llegó a Reino Unido en la década de los 60 proveniente de India y Tanzania y que el sujeto conoció a dos de las víctimas en un "colectivo".





أردوغان: "لن احترم الانقلابيين (في مصر) ابدا"

رئيس الحكومة التركية يقول عقب طرد السفير التركي من مصر إنه "لن يحترم ابدا اولئك الذين يستولون على السلطة بانقلاب".


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ایران و پنج عضو دائم شورای امنیت سازمان ملل به علاوه آلمان امروز برای چهارمین روز متوالی در ژنو مذاکره می کنند. ورود وزیران خارجه این کشورها به ژنو، احتمال حصول توافق را افزایش داده است.

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