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Chatter: Damascus hit by second bomb in two days

A powerful explosion is reported in the center of Syria's capital, violence flares in Gaza and the West Bank, investigators try to work out whose DNA is on the Boston bombs, and has McDonald's discovered the secret of anti-aging?
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A powerful explosion is reported in the center of Syria's capital, violence flares in Gaza and the West Bank, investigators try to work out whose DNA is on the Boston bombs, and has McDonald's discovered the secret of anti-aging?
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Chatter: Explosion in Prague leaves dozens injured

People are feared trapped after a suspected gas explosion in the Czech capital, Syria's prime minister survives a car bombing, South Koreans leave the Kaesong industrial zone for what could be the last time, and cheetahs are not, repeat not, a national security threat.
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People are feared trapped after a suspected gas explosion in the Czech capital, Syria's prime minister survives a car bombing, South Koreans leave the Kaesong industrial zone for what could be the last time, and cheetahs are not, repeat not, a national security threat.
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Chatter: Syria's thick red line

The world wonders what to do with growing evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, the Boston bombing suspect is in prison, South and North Korea just can't work together, and these men prove there's no shame in wearing a skirt.
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The world wonders what to do with growing evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, the Boston bombing suspect is in prison, South and North Korea just can't work together, and these men prove there's no shame in wearing a skirt.
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Chatter: Bangladesh mourns building collapse victims

Bangladeshi garment workers protest after one of the worst factory disasters in history, Spain's unemployment hits a record high, US intelligence agencies face questions over what they did - and didn't - know about the Boston bombing suspects, and the Mars rover reveals its penchant for toilet humor.
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Bangladeshi garment workers protest after one of the worst factory disasters in history, Spain's unemployment hits a record high, US intelligence agencies face questions over what they did - and didn't - know about the Boston bombing suspects, and the Mars rover reveals its penchant for toilet humor.
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Chatter: Deadly building collapse in Dhaka

Scores are dead after a high-rise collapses in Bangladesh's capital, there's fighting in China's ethically divided northwest, investigators turn to Dagestan to find answers for Boston, and isn't that robot cute?
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Scores are dead after a high-rise collapses in Bangladesh's capital, there's fighting in China's ethically divided northwest, investigators turn to Dagestan to find answers for Boston, and isn't that robot cute?
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Chatter: French embassy in Tripoli bombed

A car bomb explodes outside France's embassy in the Libyan capital, the Boston bombing suspect is charged, Israel accuses Syria of using chemical weapons, and artisan coffee comes to North Korea.
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A car bomb explodes outside France's embassy in the Libyan capital, the Boston bombing suspect is charged, Israel accuses Syria of using chemical weapons, and artisan coffee comes to North Korea.
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Chatter: Boston waits for answers

Interrogators want answers from the sole surviving Boston bombing suspect, a helicopter-load of people go missing in Afghanistan, Myanmar is accused of ethnic cleansing, and when it's crocodile versus Frenchman, guess who wins.
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Interrogators want answers from the sole surviving Boston bombing suspect, a helicopter-load of people go missing in Afghanistan, Myanmar is accused of ethnic cleansing, and when it's crocodile versus Frenchman, guess who wins.
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Boston bombing suspects from Russia's North Caucasus region

The two brothers are believed to have fled the war in Chechnya with their family before receiving asylum in the US.
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Djohar Tsarnaev, 19, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing. (VK/Courtesy)
Russian media reports the Boston bombing suspects are ethnic Chechens, although it’s unclear exactly which region they’re from.
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Chatter: Manhunt in Boston

A dramatic late-night police chase leaves one of the Boston bombing suspects dead and another on the run, Pakistan's former president is under house arrest, French hostages are freed in Cameroon, and it's now easier than ever to avoid incest in Iceland.
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A dramatic late-night police chase leaves one of the Boston bombing suspects dead and another on the run, Pakistan's former president is under house arrest, French hostages are freed in Cameroon, and it's now easier than ever to avoid incest in Iceland.
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Chatter: Texas fertilizer plant explodes

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas leaves an unknown number of victims, Pakistan's former president goes on the run, the FBI gets a glimpse of the Boston bombing suspects, and can you still call yourself an animal lover if you punch a horse?
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A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas leaves an unknown number of victims, Pakistan's former president goes on the run, the FBI gets a glimpse of the Boston bombing suspects, and can you still call yourself an animal lover if you punch a horse?
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