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Suicide bomber kills five in attack on British embassy car in Kabul: officials

KABUL - A suicide bomber attacked a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing five people including one Briton, officials said. | Video

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London financier Hohn ordered to pay wife $530 million in divorce case

LONDON - Billionaire hedge fund manager Chris Hohn has been ordered to pay his estranged wife Jamie Cooper-Hohn 337 million pounds ($530 million) in one of the largest divorce settlements in British legal history, the BBC reported on Thursday.

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Stranded Kenyan workers demand evacuation after Islamist attack

MANDERA, Kenya - Scores of teachers and civil servants were stranded at a remote Kenyan airstrip on Thursday, demanding evacuation and protection five days after Islamist gunmen killed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the surrounding border region near Somalia.

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Dinner with Suu Kyi? - No thanks, say Myanmar military

YANGON, November 27 - Myanmar's military turned down a dinner invitation from opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, lawmakers said on Thursday, after the Nobel laureate sought a meeting to build ties ahead of a proposed summit on changing the constitution.

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Colombia land return program could fail thousands: Amnesty

BOGOTA - Hundreds of thousands of people displaced from their land during five decades of civil war in Colombia could lose out unless the government returns the property fairly and jails those responsible for driving families from their homes, an Amnesty International official says.

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Hong Kong student leaders banned from Mong Kok protest site

HONG KONG - Two Hong Kong student leaders were banned from a large area in Mong Kok as a condition of bail on Thursday after they were arrested during scuffles as police cleared one of the largest protest sites that have choked the city for weeks.

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