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19-year-old Turkish university student brings death toll in prostests to 5

A 19-year-old university student who was hurt during anti-government protests that rocked Turkey last month has died from his injuries, bringing the death toll in the unrest to five, local media reported on Wednesday. Ali Ismail Korkmaz, who joined the demos on June 2 in the central Anatolian city of…

Student jailed for offensive tweets at stricken soccer player

A university student was on Tuesday jailed for 56 days for inciting racial hatred, after posting offensive comments on Twitter about the collapse of Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba. Magistrates in Swansea sent 21-year-old biology undergraduateLiam Stacey to prison after he admitted the charge at a previous hearing last week. He broke down in tears as…

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