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Deadly Japan fire: Arson suspect said animation studio ‘stole his novel’

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter A man suspected of killing 33 people in an arson attack at an animation studio in Japan reportedly started the fire because “he had been plagiarised”. According to local media reports, the 41-year-old told police he planned the deadly blaze after the company stole his novel. A witness told reporters Read More

Ebola forcing Congolese to change the way they bury the dead

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By John Sparks, Africa correspondent In Beni, they have changed the way they bury the dead. There is little ceremony now and there are no public prayers. Instead, traditional rituals have been replaced by an elaborate process designed to halt the spread of infection. This morning, at the city morgue, there was a little coffin Read More

IS supporters who murdered Scandinavian backpackers given death penalty

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Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. Carpenters Jounes Ouzayed and Rashid Afatti, and street merchant Abdessamad al Joud did not react as the sentences were read out. A fourth man, Khaiali Abderahman, who fled the scene, Read More

Man shouts ‘die!’ as fire in animation studio kills 20

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At least 23 people are feared to have died and dozens more have been injured in a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto. Fire department official Satoshi Fujiwara said several other people were missing. Kyodo news agency reported that the bodies of up to 10 people were found on the Read More

At least 23 feared dead in suspected arson attack on animation studio

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At least 23 people are feared to have died and dozens more have been injured in a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto. Fire department official Satoshi Fujiwara said several other people were missing. Kyodo news agency reported that the bodies of up to 10 people were found on the Read More

Out of the shadows: Australia’s finance regulator told to be more ‘forceful’

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s prudential regulator should become less “discreet” and be given more power, including the ability to veto corporate boardroom hires, a government report said, in a sign oversight bodies are being dragged into a banking sector clean-up. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) may need more resources and an expanded armory of Read More

Four dead and more than 30 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

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At least four people have been killed and more than 30 are feared trapped in the rubble of a four-storey residential building which has collapsed in Mumbai. A search is under way to try to save those caught up in the incident which happened in the crowded Dongri neighbourhood at around 11.40am. The rescue operation Read More

2 dead, dozens trapped as four storey Mumbai building collapses

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At least two people have reportedly died and dozens more are trapped following the collapse of a four-storey building in Mumbai’s Dongri area. The building is believed to have collapsed approximately 11:40am local time. The local fire brigade and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have deployed multiple tenders to the area to assist with Read More

2 reportedly dead, dozens trapped as four storey Mumbai building collapses

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At least two people have reportedly died and dozens more are trapped following the collapse of a four-storey building in Mumbai’s Dongri area. The building is believed to have collapsed approximately 11:40am local time. The local fire brigade and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have deployed multiple tenders to the area to assist with Read More