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Deadly tornado hits Oklahoma City At least 51 people are killed after a gigantic tornado ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City, flattening whole neighbourhoods. Details Obama hails Burma leader on US visit President Obama praises the leadership of Burma's Thein Sein after historic White House talks, but urges his visitor to halt violence against Muslims. Details Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer. Details Dozens die in Iraqi bomb attacks More than 70 people are killed and many more wounded by car bombs and suicide attacks in one of the worst days of violence in Iraq in recent months. Details Religious bigotry rising, says US Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report. Details Moscow 'terrorist attack' prevented Russian counter-terrorism agents have raided a group planning an attack in Moscow killing two suspects, officials say. Details EU parliament to debate tax evasion The European Parliament is to meet to debate ways to tackle tax evasion, as the EU aims to stem the huge flow of funds lost to member states. Details Man kills four in Israeli bank A man shoots four people dead in a bank in southern Israel before turning the gun on himself, reportedly after a dispute over an overdraft. Details 'Mass arrests' at Nigeria funeral About 120 militant Islamists are arrested in Maiduguri as they organise the funeral of a commander killed in clashes, the Nigerian army says. Details Tourists die in Turkey balloon crash Three Brazilian tourists are killed and more than 20 others injured as two hot-air balloons collide in Turkey's Cappadocia region. Details Russia pollster 'is foreign agent' Russia's only independent polling agency says it may have to close after being targeted by prosecutors under the controversial "foreign agents" law. Details Tumblr 'will boost Yahoo revenue' Yahoo says its $1.1bn (£723m) purchase of blogging platform Tumblr will boost its revenue as soon as 2014. Details Azerbaijan starts Eurovision inquiry The president of Azerbaijan orders an investigation into why his country gave Russia "nul points" at Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest. Details