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Turkey Police Seize 'Gadhafi's Dagger' in Istanbul

Turkish police have seized a jewel-encrusted ivory dagger said to have belonged to Libya's late leader Moammar Gadhafi and which was going to be sold for millions of dollars on the black market, Anadolu news agency reported.

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Trump's German Ancestral Home Sees Few Reasons to Brag

Kallstadt, a tidy village in Germany's lush wine country, has plenty of things to take pride in if you ask its friendly citizens -- but Donald Trump is not one of them.

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European Council Head Says Brexit May Bring Collapse of 'Western Civilization'

European Council President Donald Tusk warned Monday that if Britain votes to leaves the EU in next week's referendum, it could spell the "destruction" of Western political civilization.

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'Up to God to Punish Homosexuals', Says Orlando Killer's Father

The father of the gunman behind the Florida massacre voiced sadness that his son took it upon himself to attack the gay community, saying it was "up to God to punish homosexuals".

In a video posted on Facebook early Monday, Seddique Mateen said he was grieved by the rampage that left 49 people dead in a gay nightclub in Orlando, calling the 29-year-old killer Omar Mateen a "good and educated son".

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Rainbow Colors in Global Outpour for Orlando

Tributes poured in from across the world Monday for the victims of the Orlando massacre, with global landmarks swathed in rainbow colors as people rallied behind the stricken gay community.

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Non-Praying People are 'Animals', Turkish Academic Says on State TV

A Turkish professor sparked a furore in Turkey Monday by branding people who don't pray as "animals", on a state television program celebrating the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

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Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa against Honor Killings

An influential group of Pakistani clerics have issued a fatwa against honor killings, with a spokesman calling them "unethical and unjustifiable" Monday following a series of attacks on women that have caused national outrage.

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Pakistan Cop Accused of Beating Hindu Man for Not Fasting

Pakistani police have arrested a fellow officer after he was accused of beating up an elderly Hindu man for not fasting during Ramadan, an incident that sparked a social media outcry.

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Same-Sex Kiss Cut from Singapore Staging of Les Miserables

A kiss between two male actors in a production of Les Miserables in Singapore has been cut after complaints from the public.

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Malaysia Shuts Down First Sharia-Compliant Airline

Rayani Air, Malaysia's first Islamic-compliant airline, has been shut down, regulators said Monday, months after it was suspended from flying for breaching aviation regulations.

The carrier launched only in December with Muslim flight crew wearing the hijab while non-Muslim members were forbidden from wearing revealing clothing. In-flight meals were completely halal and alcohol consumption banned.

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