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Neymar: Barcelona to sign Brazil striker from Santos

<b>Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Brazil striker Neymar from Santos.</b><p>The 21-year-old will finalise a five-year-deal on Monday.<p>A Barcelona statement read: "FC Barcelona and Santos have agreed terms for Neymar. The 21-year old is one of the most promising footballers on the planet."<p>Neymar da Silva …

Men arrested on diverted flight both British nationals

Essex Police said the two men arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft are both British nationals.<p>The men, aged 30 and 41, are currently …

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Lebanon sectarian unrest toll rises

At least 23 people have been killed since Sunday in Syria-linked clashes between Sunni and Alawite residents of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, a security source said.<p>Thursday was the bloodiest day yet in the clashes, with at least 11 people killed in 24 hours, the source said on Friday.<p>…

Flooding grips Norway

Flooding has forced hundreds of people to evacuate from their homes in eastern Norway.<p>The weather has been unsettled across the region over recent weeks, and in just the last couple of days the rain has turned very heavy. Lillehammer reported 64mm of rain on Wednesday, which is more than is …

Obama defends US drone attacks

President Barack Obama has defended his country's controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary tool in an evolving US counterterrorism policy.<p>But addressing an audience at the National Defence University on Thursday, he acknowledged that the targeted strikes were no "cure-all" …

FIFA to bring in tough anti-racism sanctions

The man leading FIFA's anti-racism charge is putting forward three tough measures to crackdown on racism at FIFA's congress in Mauritius next week.<p>CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb speaks exclusively to Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings about FIFA's plans.

Two more arrested over UK soldier's killing

Police in London have arrested a man and a woman in connection with the murder of a British soldier near a military barrack.<p>Detectives said on Thursday they had arrested the unidentified suspects, both aged 29, over the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, 25, who was hacked to death in Woolwich on …

UK arrests two men on Pakistan flight

Two British men have been arrested after fighter jets were launched to divert a civilian plane carrying nearly 300 passengers from Pakistan to England after a threat call was made to air traffic control.<p>Britain's Ministry of Defence said on Friday that the Typhoons were launched from RAF Coningsby, …

Taliban launches deadly attack in Kabul

Explosions rocked central Kabul for five hours after Taliban gunmen launched a major suicide and gun attack centred on a compound of the International Organization for Migration, an aid agency.<p>There are still conflicting reports on the number of casualties in the attack on Friday, but Al Jazeera …

Turkey parliament passes anti-alcohol bill

Turkey's parliament has backed a controversial bill restricting the consumption and advertising of alcohol in the predominantly Muslim country.<p>The measure, passed on Friday, prohibits alcoholic beverage companies from sponsoring events and restricts the places where such drinks can be consumed. It …

UK security criticised after death of soldier

Britain's security services have faced questions over whether they could have done more to prevent the murder of a soldier who was hacked to death in London.<p>It has emerged that the suspected killers of 25-year-old Drummer Lee Rigby were already known to intelligence officers before they hacked the …

Russia: Syria agrees to take part in talks

Russia says the Syrian government has agreed, "in principle", to attend an international peace conference proposed by Russia and the US, and criticised what it called attempts to undermine peace efforts.<p>The summit has been suggested by the US and Russia and could take place in the Swiss city of …

Bahraini protesters clash with police

Thousands of anti-government protesters have rallied in Bahrain to demonstrate against a raid last week on a top cleric's home.<p>Shia protesters in the village of Diraz, west of the capital Manama, threw stones at hundreds of riot police who responded with tear gas and water cannons, a witness said …

IMF chief escapes formal probe in payout case

French magistrates have decided not to place IMF chief Christine Lagarde under formal investigation over her role in a $368.5 million arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy.<p>Lagarde was instead given the status of a "supervised witness", after she was questioned …

Children killed in Pakistan explosion

Sixteen children and a female teacher have died after their school bus caught fire in eastern Pakistan, according to local police.<p>Seven other children were injured in Saturday's blaze which destroyed the vehicle. Gujrat, the city where the incident occurred, is located about 200km southeast of …

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Barack Obama defends 'just war' using drones

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/980000/980960_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524662468_5661db26a1f73c24524a7125b29c2ad7<p><b>President Barack Obama has defended the use of drones in a "just war" of self-defence against deadly militants and a campaign that had made America</b> …

Get a big wheel of cheese and chase it down a hill. That's what the people of Gloucester have been doing for hundreds of years. But now police have told a "pretty angry" 86-year-old cheesemaker that if she continues to supply the event, she could be held responsible if anyone gets hurt: http://bbc.in/14YzOam How important is the tradition? Should running down steep hills be encouraged? Whose fault is it if people get injured?

Team game

ON MAY 25th Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees baseball team, is due to be the stage for a football (soccer) match between Chelsea and …

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