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Gulf row: Qatar given 48 hours to agree to demands

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions by 48 hours. The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group’s 13 demands, including the shutting down of the Al Jazeera news network, expired on …

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SA man charged over breast milk ‘spying’

A woman has taken a male colleague to court in South Africa, alleging he secretly filmed her as she expressed breast milk at her workplace. The man, who has been been suspended by the University of Cape Town, is alleged to have set up a live link in a private …

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Helicopter attacks Venezuelan Supreme Court

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President Nicolás Maduro called a “terrorist attack”. Footage on social media shows a police helicopter circling over the city before shots and a loud bang are heard. The police officer said to have piloted the stolen …

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Botswana’s former President Ketumile Masire dies aged 91

Botswana has declared three days of national mourning after the death of former President Sir Ketumile Masire, aged 91. Sir Ketumile, who led the country from 1980 to 1998, is credited with being the architect of the country’s famed stability, reports the AFP news agency. He was also involved in …

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May offers EU citizens post-Brexit status

EU citizens legally resident in the UK will be entitled to the same rights as British citizens after Brexit, the UK prime minister has told EU leaders. “No-one will face a cliff edge,” Theresa May said at a Brussels summit. A new “UK settled status” will grant those who have …

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Ghanaian pleads guilty to making bomb threat at US Uni

A Ghanaian who was arrested in April after telling his date that he was a terrorist and would blow up her University of Massachusetts dormitory pleaded guilty on Monday to a single charge of threatening to commit a crime. Abdul F. Ismail entered the plea in Eastern Hampshire Court, admitting …

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London: Man dies as van hits worshippers

A man has died and 10 people have been injured after a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque. The Met Police said eight were taken to hospital and several were seriously injured in the “terrorist attack”. The van hit people just after midnight BST who …

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Nairobi building collapse: Two children found alive in rubble

Two children have been rescued from the rubble of a collapsed seven-storey building in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, nearly 24 hours after the incident. Rescue officials say a boy and a girl are now being treated in a hospital. A woman who was also pulled alive from the wreckage in the …

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Melania Trump and son Barron move into the White House

Melania Trump and son Barron have moved into the White House – five months after her husband Donald took office. Mrs Trump and the couple’s 11-year-old son had stayed behind in New York so Barron could finish the school year. The decision was seen as strange by some, as she …

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