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Two Germans killed at Red Sea resort

Two German tourists have been killed in stabbings at a hotel beach in the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada, [...]

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Turkey to mark anniversary of coup attempt

Events will be held in Turkey later to mark the first anniversary of a failed coup in which at least [...]

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Trump travel ban: Judge expands definition of ‘close relative’

Grandparents and other relatives of people living in the US cannot be barred from entering under President Trump’s travel ban, [...]

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Liu Xiaobo: China’s most prominent dissident dies

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was China’s most prominent human rights and democracy advocate, has died aged 61. The activist [...]

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Angolan president’s son-in-law ‘convicted of fraud’

The son-in-law of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos told Reuters news agency that a Congolese court has sentenced him [...]

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Brazil’s ex-President Lula jailed for corruption

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted of corruption charges and sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in [...]

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ISIS admits its leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi is dead

ISIS has finally admitted its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, according to reports in Iraq. The terror group is said [...]

BRENDA
Pistorius trial: Legal analyst charged with fraud

A woman who acted as a legal analyst for the media during the Oscar Pistorius trial has appeared in court [...]

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Nigeria first lady Aisha Buhari warns off ‘hyenas’ on Facebook

Nigeria’s first lady has warned the “hyenas and jackals” will be banished in a cryptic Facebook post apparently aimed at [...]

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Russia ‘ready to expel 30 US diplomats’ in sanctions row

Russia is ready to expel about 30 US diplomats and seize US state property in retaliation for Washington’s sanctions, Russian [...]