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US rescuers comb tornado-hit area The rescue effort after the Oklahoma twister that killed 24 people nears an end, as it emerges the storm was more powerful than thought. Details Ahmadinejad to contest bar on ally Iran's President Ahmadinejad says he will contest the disqualification of his ally Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei from next month's presidential poll. Details FBI kill man 'linked to Tsarnaev' The FBI in Florida have shot a man they were questioning about possible links to Boston bombs suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, US media report. Details EU in drive against tax evasion Austria joins its EU partners in calling for a crackdown on tax evasion, despite the country's banking secrecy. Details Stockholm suburbs gripped by riots Rioters light fires and stone emergency services in the suburbs of the Swedish capital Stockholm for the third night running after a police shooting death. Details Ten die in Lebanon sectarian clashes At least 10 people die and 70 are wounded in four days of Syria-linked sectarian violence in the Lebanese city of Tripoli. Details SAP in autism recruitment drive German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology. Details Kenya leaders named in truth report Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy are named in connection with post-election violence in a long-awaited report investigating human rights abuses. Details Egyptian hostages freed in Sinai Mohammed Morsi calls for the people of Sinai to give up their arms after seven members of the Egyptian security forces abducted in the region are freed. Details Japan approves child abduction pact Japan's parliament votes to adopt an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, after years of pressure from the West. Details Deadly mortar in key Congolese city A mortar hits the main city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in the country to promote peace. Details Imran Khan discharged from hospital Pakistani politician Imran Khan is discharged from hospital two weeks after falling from a platform at an election campaign rally. Details Venezuela ends toilet paper shortage Venezuela's National Assembly backs plans to import 39 million rolls of toilet paper, in an effort to relieve a chronic shortage. Details