North Korea sends balloons of 'trash, faeces' into South
Photographs showing white balloons bearing garbage bags full of trash and what appeared to be excrement were shared widely by South Korean media.
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North Korea sends balloons of 'trash, faeces' into South
South Africa votes with long ANC dominance under threat
If the ANC wins fewer than 201 seats, Ramaphosa would have to negotiate with opposition parties and independent MPs to secure a majority. It could face stark choices.
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South Africa votes with long ANC dominance under threat
Manchester United stars pledge to do great things
United lifted the FA Cup for the first time in eight years.
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Manchester United stars pledge to do great things
Germany begin pre-Euro 2024 training camp
More than 16,000 people watched a livestream of the training session online.
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Germany begin pre-Euro 2024 training camp
China expresses 'grave concern' over Israel's military operations in Rafah
China express concern over Israel's military operations in Rafah, where an Israeli strike killed dozens in a displaced persons camp
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China expresses 'grave concern' over Israel's military operations in Rafah
Zuma's party guns for ANC stronghold in South Africa vote
Voting proceeded smoothly in KwaXimba during the day, but in a tense atmosphere.
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Zuma's party guns for ANC stronghold in South Africa vote
Indian climber dies after Everest bid, eighth death this season
An Indian climber rescued from Everest has died in hospital, a Nepali tourism official said Tuesday, taking the number of fatalities this season on the world's highest mountain to eight
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Indian climber dies after Everest bid, eighth death this season
Israel faces global outcry over Rafah strike that set tent city ablaze
Israel faced a wave of international condemnation Monday over a strike that Gaza officials said killed 45 people when it set off a fire that ripped through a tent city for displaced Palestinians.
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Israel faces global outcry over Rafah strike that set tent city ablaze
Gunmen kidnap 150 people in central Nigeria
Gunmen attacked a remote village in central Nigeria, killing eight people and kidnapped about 150 more in the country's latest mass abduction, officials told AFP on Monday.
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Gunmen kidnap 150 people in central Nigeria
French parliament debates divisive bill on assisted dying
France's parliament on Monday started debating a deeply controversial right-to-die bill backed by President Emmanuel Macron, who has made it a flagship reform of his second term.
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French parliament debates divisive bill on assisted dying
Israel's latest strikes on Gaza's southern city could hinder truce- Qatar
Israel's latest strikes on a displaced people's camp near Gaza's southern city of Rafah could hinder talks towards a truce
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Israel's latest strikes on Gaza's southern city could hinder truce- Qatar
Trump judgment looms as historic trial reaches finale
Less than six months before American voters choose whether to return Trump to the White House, the stakes riding on the verdict are hard to overstate for the 77-year-old personally
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Trump judgment looms as historic trial reaches finale
Submerged homes, heat waves fuel Mexico climate worry
This year, heat waves have sent temperatures soaring in Tabasco and much of Mexico, stoking the climate change debate as the country prepares for a June 2 presidential election.
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Submerged homes, heat waves fuel Mexico climate worry
Kenya holds public hearings into alleged abuses by British troops
Kenya is today due to launch public hearings into allegations of human rights violations and abuses of power by British troops based in the former colony.
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Kenya holds public hearings into alleged abuses by British troops
Boston Celtics sweep Indiana Pacers to reach NBA Finals
The Celtics return to the finals two years after losing to the Golden State Warriors as they search for their first NBA title since 2008.
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Boston Celtics sweep Indiana Pacers to reach NBA Finals
Israel again bombs Rafah as Security Council to discuss camp blaze
Israel again bombarded Gaza's far-southern Rafah area on Tuesday despite a global storm of outrage over a strike that set ablaze a crowded tent city.
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Israel again bombs Rafah as Security Council to discuss camp blaze
South Africa gears up for 'most unpredictable' vote
South Africa's 27-million-strong registered electorate will be called on Wednesday to elect provincial legislatures and a new national parliament. The latter then chooses the president.
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South Africa gears up for 'most unpredictable' vote
Macron urges defence of democracy on state visit to Germany
Macron began first state visit to Germany by a French president in a quarter-century, bringing a plea to defend democracy against nationalism at the coming European Parliament elections.
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Macron urges defence of democracy on state visit to Germany
Lithuania's president: Former banker, Ukraine ally
Lithuania's President Gitanas Nauseda, who won re-election on Sunday, is a centre-right former banker who established himself as a pro-EU statesman and staunch Ukraine supporter.
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Lithuania's president: Former banker, Ukraine ally
Amnesty seeks war crimes probe into three Israel strikes
Amnesty International on Monday urged the International Criminal Court to investigate as war crimes three recent Israeli strikes that killed 44 Palestinian civilians, including 32 children.
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Amnesty seeks war crimes probe into three Israel strikes
Over 300 million children a year face sexual abuse online, study
More than 300 million children a year are victims of online sexual exploitation and abuse, according to the first global estimate of the scale of the problem published on Monday.
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Over 300 million children a year face sexual abuse online, study
Modi's struggling rival Gandhi votes as India election resumes
Modi, 73, remains roundly popular after a decade in office and his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is widely expected to win a third term next month.
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Modi's struggling rival Gandhi votes as India election resumes
China ends military drills around Taiwan
The exercises simulated strikes targeting Taiwan's leaders as well as its ports and airports to "cut off the island's 'blood vessels'", Chinese military analysts told state media.
By 4 days ago
China ends military drills around Taiwan
Rescue teams arrive at site of deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea
A rapid response team of medics, military and police began pouring into the disaster zone Saturday morning.
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Rescue teams arrive at site of deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea
US couple among three missionaries killed by gang in Haiti
Davy and Natalie Lloyd and a third person were killed in Port-au-Prince by armed men on Thursday evening.
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US couple among three missionaries killed by gang in Haiti
South African parties rally voters with ANC majority under threat
ANC is still projected to emerge as the biggest single party after Wednesday's vote but could lose its outright parliamentary majority for the first time.
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South African parties rally voters with ANC majority under threat
Colombia prosecutors charge ex-president Uribe with witness tampering
Colombian prosecutors formally charged Alvaro Uribe on Friday with bribing witnesses and fraud in the country's first criminal trial against a former president.
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Colombia prosecutors charge ex-president Uribe with witness tampering
Man United stun Man City to lift FA Cup
Garnacho and Maino's goal secured a Europa League spot for the Red Devils.
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Man United stun Man City to lift FA Cup
Man City v Man Utd: Three key FA Cup final battles
City will renew their rivalry with United on Saturday.
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Man City v Man Utd: Three key FA Cup final battles
The Ebola virus: profile of a dreaded killer
The Ebola virus: profile of a dreaded killer
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The Ebola virus: profile of a dreaded killer
Massive landslide hits Papua New Guinea, many feared dead
A massive landslide struck six villages in Papua New Guinea's highlands Friday, local officials said, with many homes believed to be buried and scores of villagers feared dead.
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Massive landslide hits Papua New Guinea, many feared dead
Israel strikes Gaza as ICC ruling due
Witnesses reported overnight air and naval strikes on Gaza City and gunfire to its south, with several casualties reported in two separate raids on residential blocks in the city's north and centre.
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Israel strikes Gaza as ICC ruling due
Ex-junta chief sworn in as Chad's elected president
General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, who has led Chad's military junta for three years, was sworn in as president on Thursday after an election victory contested by the opposition.
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Ex-junta chief sworn in as Chad's elected president
At least 5 dead in stage collapse at Mexico campaign rally
Images of the accident showed a crowd fleeing as the structure supporting the stage toppled over and a giant screen fell on the stage.
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At least 5 dead in stage collapse at Mexico campaign rally
Thousands bid farewell to Iran's Raisi ahead of burial
Large photos of Raisi, black flags and Shiite symbols were erected throughout the streets of Iran's second city, particularly around the Imam Reza shrine.
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Thousands bid farewell to Iran's Raisi ahead of burial
Chad junta leader to be sworn in as elected president
Deby's swearing-in marks the end of three years of military rule in a country crucial for the fight against jihadism across Africa's restive Sahel region.
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Chad junta leader to be sworn in as elected president
Biden fetes Ruto as Africa competition grows
Ruto's trip to Washington marks the first state visit by an African leader in more than 15 years.
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Biden fetes Ruto as Africa competition grows
Israel says ready to resume truce talks as Gaza war grinds on
The previous round of truce talks, involving US, Egyptian and Qatari mediators, ended shortly after Israel launched its attack on Gaza's far-southern city of Rafah early this month.
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Israel says ready to resume truce talks as Gaza war grinds on
China releases journalist jailed for Covid-19 coverage
Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan has been released from prison after serving four years for her coverage of Beijing's Covid-19 response
By 7 days ago
China releases journalist jailed for Covid-19 coverage
Israel recalls its envoys to Ireland, Norway, Spain
Israel recalls its ambassadors to Norway, Spain and Ireland for ‘urgent consultations’ over the three governments’ decision to recognise a Palestinian state.
By 7 days ago
Israel recalls its envoys to Ireland, Norway, Spain
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