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Unity threat : Malaysian authorities have asked Vatican’s Ambassador to the country to retract his support for the use of the word “Allah” among  the  Christians, saying it can threaten unity among Malaysians.     pti
Magna Carta: Four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta, seen as the cornerstone of Britain’s constitution, will be brought together in 2015 for the first time to mark the document’s 800th anniversary.    pti
iPhone shock: A 23-year-old Chinese woman died after being electrocuted while using iPhone, her family said. This prompted Apple Inc, makers of iPhone to launch a “thorough probe” into the case.     pti
Egypt bus attack : Militants killed at least three people and wounded 17 when they fired on a bus carrying workers in the North Sinai town of Al-Arish, security and medical sources said on Monday in Cairo.     afp
Indonesia stampede: At least 18 people, mostly women were killed in a stadium stampede after spectators rioted to protest a local boxer’s loss in a championship match in eastern Indonesia, police said on Monday.     Ap
French nuke plant: Several dozen Greenpeace activists broke into  the Tricastin plant, in the southern Drome region around 5 a.m  on Monday, unfurling banners against atomic power, the organisation and police said.     afp
Beirut blast kills 13: A car bomb exploded outside the police headquarters in a town north of the Syrian capital, killing at least 13 people including 10 policemen and a child, activists said on Monday.     AP
Protests in USA: Outrage over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager poured from street demonstrations as they called for justicein Washington on Monday.     AP
ANC party warned: South Africa’s deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe in Johannesburg on Monday  warned that his ruling ANC party risks losing power if it fails to remain relevant to the people.                        AFP
Rouhani criticises:In his first criticism of the outgoing administration since June’s election, Hasan Rouhani, Iran’s president-elect said Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has mismanaged the country’s resources.         AP