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Farc suspends truce after attack 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 00:22:58 GMT 
    Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.

IS 'carried out Saudi mosque attack' 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 21:52:05 GMT 
    The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.

First set of Clinton emails released 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 19:02:46 GMT 
    State Department releases hundreds of emails - many relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya - from Hillary Clinton's private email account.

High turnout in gay marriage vote 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 21:49:10 GMT 
    A high turnout is reported as polls close after the Republic of Ireland votes in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

California farmers agree water deal 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 21:31:48 GMT 
    California regulators accept an offer from farmers to reduce water usage by 25% in an effort to avoid deeper cuts in the state's battle with drought.

Dozens dead in Mexico gang shoot-out 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 21:37:59 GMT 
    At least 39 people are killed in a gunfight between security forces and an armed gang in one of Mexico's most violent states.

Key Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS' 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 10:38:29 GMT 
    Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing with Iraq, after taking ancient Palmyra.

Myanmar in first migrant boat rescue 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 13:57:05 GMT 
    Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.

Walkout hits Eiffel Tower tourists 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 15:57:16 GMT 
    The Eiffel Tower shuts down for six hours because of a staff walkout in protest against a surge in pickpocketing gangs.

Netherlands backs veil ban plans 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 16:58:58 GMT 
    The Dutch cabinet backs plans for a partial ban on wearing face-covering Islamic veils in certain public places.

Breast-feeding protest at McDonald's 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 16:14:26 GMT 
    Mothers with babies occupy a McDonald's restaurant in the Hungarian capital Budapest in protest after a woman was told not to breast-feed there.

Stage set for biggest ever Eurovision 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 23:50:43 GMT 
    Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.

VIDEO: Ramadi residents pay price as IS advances 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 22:14:07 GMT 
    Several days after Islamic State militants captured the city of Ramadi, Iraqis are now asking why their army was unable to protect them.

VIDEO: Can Saudi coalition defeat IS? 
  Fri, 22 May 2015 22:43:35 GMT 
    The recent, dramatic gains by Islamic State fighters across Syria and Iraq are prompting fresh doubts over whether the coalition strategy to defeat them is working.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Mexico shoot-out 
  Sat, 23 May 2015 00:16:19 GMT 
    At least 39 people are killed in a shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco.
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