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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose record-setting boxing career, unprecedented flair for showmanship, and controversial stands made him one of the best-known figures of the 20th century, died on Friday aged 74.

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IHG inks partnerships for Jordan hotels training academy

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed agreements with a number of partners in support of the upcoming launch of the IHG Dead Sea Hotels Training Academy. During a ceremony at Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea-Jordan last week,

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Over 2,000 boat migrants rescued off Italy, 45 dead

At least 45 migrants died in a shipwreck and more than 2,000 were rescued from boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, the coastguard said, as the number of immigrants coming to Europe via Italy soared again. Around 14,000 people we

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IHG's Dead Sea properties support cleap-up drive

Employees from Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa and Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea-Jordan, together with members of the Rotary Club of West Amman, participated in a cleanup of the Sweimeh beach at the Dead Sea. The hotel

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14 killed, many feared trapped as flyover collapses in India

A flyover under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed on to moving traffic below, killing at least 14 people with as many as 150 people feared trapped, police said. Residents were using their bare hands to

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Istanbul shopping district hit by blasts, 5 dead, many wounded

Five people including a suicide bomber were killed and 36 wounded in an attack on a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul on Saturday, in the fourth suicide bombing to hit Turkey this year. There was no immediate

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Southern US storms leave 14 dead

Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the US South and Midwest, killing at least 14 people and destroying scores of homes.

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Nearly 30 dead in Al Qaeda attack in Yemen

At least 15 Yemeni soldiers and 14 militants have been killed in an attack by Al Qaeda on a military post in the eastern region of Hadramawt, a security source said.   Although Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (

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1.7m children in Yemen 'at risk of malnutrition'

Six months of violence in Yemen have left at least 505 children dead, 702 injured and more than 1.7 million at risk of malnutrition, according to Unicef.   Across the country, nearly 10 million children – 8

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87 killed in Makkah's Grand Mosque from falling crane

At least 87 people were killed when a crane toppled over at Makkah's Grand Mosque on Friday, Saudi Arabia's Civil Defence head said, less than two weeks before Islam's annual haj pilgrimage.   General

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