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updated Sat. May 23, 2015

Sat, 23 May 2015 21:08:03 GMT
The Republic of Ireland votes overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage in a historic referendum.
Sat, 23 May 2015 20:43:37 GMT
A US policeman who climbed on to a car bonnet and fired repeatedly through the windscreen at unarmed black occupants is cleared of all charges.
Sat, 23 May 2015 20:16:49 GMT
President Putin signs a bill allowing Russian authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed undesirable from operating inside the country.

Sat, 23 May 2015 12:53:28 GMT
About 3,000 militia members in Iraq begin moving against Islamic State militants after the fall of the city of Ramadi last week, officials say.
Sat, 23 May 2015 20:38:18 GMT
One of the top rebel commanders in Eastern Ukraine, Alexei Mozgovoi, is killed in an attack on his car, media say.
Sat, 23 May 2015 21:53:18 GMT
A Somali MP is shot dead in the capital Mogadishu in an attack by suspected Islamists, one of a number of violent incidents in the war-torn country.

Sat, 23 May 2015 10:25:38 GMT
A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.
Sat, 23 May 2015 20:25:14 GMT
Huge crowds in El Salvador attend the beatification of Oscar Romero - the Roman Catholic archbishop murdered during the 1980-92 civil war.

Sat, 23 May 2015 14:26:57 GMT
IS militants enter Palmyra's museum and place guards outside its doors, days after seizing the ancient city, Iraqi officials say.
Sat, 23 May 2015 02:07:53 GMT
Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.
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.
Sat, 23 May 2015 06:19:14 GMT
The US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.
Sat, 23 May 2015 14:55:32 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.
Sat, 23 May 2015 19:41:14 GMT
Colombia's security forces kill at least five rebels from the FARC a day after the left-wing rebel group suspended its unilateral ceasefire.
Sat, 23 May 2015 15:32:56 GMT
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.




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