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History repeats for outgoing Stuttgart rescuer Stevens

Coach Huub Stevens is to leave VfB Stuttgart despite rescuing the side from relegation for the second consecutive season with a 2-1 win over Paderborn in the final round of fixtures on Saturday, the club said on Monday.

Malaysia finds 139 graves around suspected trafficking camps

Malaysia has uncovered 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh scattered around more than two dozen suspected human trafficking camps near the border with Thailand, the country's police chief said on Monday.

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Asia Pacific

Human remains are retrieved from a mass grave at an abandoned camp in a jungle some three hundred meters from the border with Malaysia, in Thailand's southern Songkhla province May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Malaysia has found 139 graves believed to contain migrants: Police chief

Malaysia's police chief disclosed that 139 graves believed to contain the remains of migrants were found near the country's border with Thailand, and that some graves held more than one body.

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World

Tel Aviv district court has convicted former prime minister Ehud Olmert, shown here in 2006, in a trial for corruption linked to a major property development in Jerusalem, Israeli media reports say. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)

Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 8 months for corruption: Reports

The 69-year-old already faces a six-year prison sentence handed down in a separate bribery case which is currently the subject of an appeal to the supreme court. 

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Business

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin listens to German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble (R) during an European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium, May 12, 2015. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

G7 finance ministers to address faltering global growth

Finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies meet in Germany this week against a backdrop of faltering global growth, scant inflationary pressures and a bond market in turmoil.

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Sport

The ball falls free after Manchester United's goalkeeper Victor Valdes missed a punched clearance and Manchester United's striker Wayne Rooney (3L) took a clattering during the EPL match between Hull City and Manchester United in Kingston upon Hull, England, May 24, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Oli Scarff)

Football: Hull relegated as Stoke ruin Gerrard farewell

Hull City were relegated from the Premier League after drawing 0-0 at home to Manchester United on a final day marked by high scores and high-profile departures.

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Entertainment

YES 933 DJ Hunt winner Chong Yan Jing (centre with trophy) poses for a photo with the other finalists and YES 933 deejays. (Photo: YES 933)

23-year-old wins YES 933 DJ Hunt competition

Chong Yan Jing emerged the winner of the biennial competition, which had helped launch the careers of radio stars such as Lin Peifen as well as Zhong Kunhua, and will receive a deejay contract with MediaCorp.

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Technology

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files

Amazon changes tax practices in Europe as investigations continue - WSJ

Amazon.com Inc has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of channeling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

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Health

US bird flu causes egg shortage, emergency measures

As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies are contemplating drastic steps - importing eggs from overseas or looking to egg alternatives.

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Lifestyle

Thousands of bikers gather in Washington to honor vets

One week after a gathering of biker gangs in Texas that resulted in nine deaths and 170 arrests, thousands of motorcycle riders roared into the nation's capital Sunday to honor military veterans, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action.