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Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria: police

Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police ...
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As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide ...
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US police arrest two boys for killing 500k bees

Police in United States have arrested two boys for allegedly vandalising a honey business in the US state of Iowa ...
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Britain and France sign new treaty over migrants, Calais

France and Britain signed a new treaty Thursday aimed at speeding up asylum applications for migrants entitled to claim refuge ...
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New Zealand Prime Minister reveals she is pregnant

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday she was pregnant with her first child, and planned to take ...
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Eight dead as deadly storm hits Netherlands and Germany

Eight people including two firefighters have been killed in storm-related accidents as hurricane-strength winds tear across northern Europe. Both firefighters ...
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US couple deny torturing ‘shackled siblings’

The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, ...
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Moscow had just six minutes of sunshine in December

December was darkest month in Moscow’s recorded history with six minutes of sunshine 'The duration of sunshine in December usually amounts ...
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Britain appoints ‘minister for loneliness’

Britain has appointed a minister for loneliness to take forward the work of murdered lawmaker Jo Cox and tackle the ...
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Trump is ‘destabilising world’ says Russian Foreign Minister

Trump is 'destabilising world' says Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Mr Lavrov says the US threats to Iran hurt any chance ...
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Double suicide attack in Baghdad kills many

In Summary: Double suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 38 people and injures more than 100. At least 38 ...
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Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

President Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the ...
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Sri Lanka president restores ban on women buying alcohol

The president of Sri Lanka reversed a decision to allow women the opportunity to buy alcohol, which has infuriated social ...
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Palestinians rally to demand ‘slap video’ teen be freed

Clashes broke out after dozens of Palestinian and Arab Israeli supporters of jailed teenager Ahed Tamimi protested near her home ...
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Iran rejects Trump’s call for changes to nuclear deal

Iran has said it will not accept any changes to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, after US President Donald Trump threatened ...
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Czech presidential election to be determined in run-off

Incumbent Czech president Milos Zeman has won the first round of the Czech presidential election but faces a run-off after failing to ...
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China demolishes Christian megachurch

Authorities in northern China have demolished a Christian megachurch in a move denounced by a religious rights group as “Taliban-style ...
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Saudi Arabia allows women at football stadium for the first time

For years Areej al-Ghamdi could only cheer her favourite football team from home, but everything changed on Friday when Saudi ...
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Most Americans ‘don’t want’ Oprah to run for president – Poll

Americans may love Oprah Winfrey, but most don't want the chat show queen to run for president, although if she ...
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Trump describes immigrants from Africa & Haiti as people from ‘s***hole’ countries

In Summary: Donald Trump referred to Haitians and Africans as coming from 's***hole countries', says report It is the latest ...
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