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Namibia: President Geingob's Speech at the Heroes Funeral of the Late Comrade Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo

[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -Madam Vicky Erenstein Ya Toivo, Nashikoto and Mutaleni Ya Toivo and the entire bereaved family; The Father of the Nation and First President...

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Quick thinking theme park rescuers save falling US teenager

Bystanders form a circle to catch the girl as she plummets to the earth from 25ft in the air...

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Quick-thinking theme park rescuers save falling US teenager

Bystanders form a circle to catch the girl as she plummets to the earth from 25ft in the air...

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Queen's 2017: Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares win doubles title

Britain's Jamie Murray wins his first Queen's Club title as he and Bruno Soares beat France's Julien Beneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin...

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Zimbabwe: Mujuru Wants Bigger Coalition

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former vice-president Joice Mujuru yesterday vowed to reach out to other opposition parties, even little known ones, for a coalition that will face Zanu PF...

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Zimbabwe: VP Mnangagwa Project Bombshell

[Zimbabwe Standard] The government's claims that its much-touted command agriculture is funded by a private company are false and the programme could sink Zimbabw...

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Zimbabwe: I Won't Quit, Says Tsvangirai - Q&A in Full

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (MT) is preparing for yet another duel with President Robert Mugabe in the 2018 elections, which could be the last...

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60 London high-rises fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster

Fallout from this month's catastrophic apartment tower fire keeps spreading across the UK, with more inspection failures and an order to vacate unsafe apartment b...

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Eritrea: Denial of Free Expression Remains "Systematically Entrenched" in Eritrea

[IFEX] The following statement was delivered at the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, during an Item 4 interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the hu...

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Mozambique: Nyusi Announces Further Withdrawal From Gorongosa

[AIM] Maputo -By the end of Monday, the Mozambican defence and security forces will leave a further eight positions near the Gorongosa mountain range, in the central province...

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South Africa: National Cancer Drug Shortage May Last Until October

[Bhekisisa] Production of the drug is temporarily stalled, says sole manufacturer Aspen...

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South Africa: Zuma Running Out of Political Lives

[The Conversation Africa] Like the proverbial cat with nine lives, South Africa's scandal-ridden president, Jacob Zuma, may well have escaped yet again with his p...

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Montreal festival float causes race row

Organisers insist event is diverse but some attendees feel black people were left on the margins...

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Women's World Cup 2017: South Africa beat Pakistan by three wickets

Watch highlights from the 2017 Women's World Cup as South Africa defeat Pakistan by three wickets in the third match of the tournament at Grace Road...

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Mosul: 'Run and beware of snipers'

The BBC's Orla Guerin joins Iraqi fighters so close to IS militants they can "see their faces"...

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Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 150

At least 150 people die, many of them as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned lorry...

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Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Church in Abuja Gutted By Fire

[Premium Times] The popular Rock of Ages Church located along Airport road Abuja is currently on fire...

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Lewis Hamilton calls Sebastian Vettel 'a disgrace' after Azerbaijan GP collision

Lewis Hamilton brands title rival Sebastian Vettel "a disgrace" after the Ferrari driver drove into his Mercedes in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix...

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Barry Gibb brings Glastonbury to its feet

The singer delivers a hit-laden, foot-stomping disco set in the Sunday afternoon "legend slot"...

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England v South Africa: Dawid Malan hits 78 as hosts win Twenty20 series

England win the Twenty20 series against South Africa as debutant Dawid Malan hits a rapid 78 in a 19-run victory at Cardiff...

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Trump, and two Democrats, criticize Obama's response to Russia hacking

President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his criticism of Barack Obama's response to concerns Russia was trying to disrupt the 2016 election, and some Democrat...

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Wonder Woman continues to smash box office records

Patty Jenkins' film is on course to become the top grossing live-action film from a female director...

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More UK high-rises fail fire safety tests

Cladding on 60 high-rise buildings across 25 council areas fails fire safety tests, UK government says...

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Queen's 2017: Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic in Aegon Championships final

Unseeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez wins the Aegon Championships with victory over Marin Cilic in a final-set tie-break at Queen's...

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Turkey police break up Gay Pride protest in Istanbul

Turkish police on Sunday thwarted an attempt by Gay Pride activists to hold a parade in the country's largest city Istanbul in defiance of an official ban from th...

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Qatar demands difficult to meet, says US

The US secretary of state urges a "lowering of rhetoric" between Qatar and four other Arab states...

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Turkey LGBT: Police stifle Istanbul Gay Pride rally

Organisers had vowed to defy authorities in Istanbul, who had banned the rally for a third year...

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UK parliament cyber-attack 'hit up to 90'

Fewer than 1% of 9,000 parliamentary accounts were affected, says the House of Commons...

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Azerbaijan GP: Sebastian Vettel hits Lewis Hamilton as Daniel Ricciardo wins

A loose head restraint costs Lewis Hamilton victory in an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel is penalised for driving into his title rival...

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Israel cancels landmark plan for Western Wall mixed prayer

Israel's government on Sunday cancelled a landmark deal to create a space for women and men to pray together at the Western Wall, angering activists who have foug...

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Turkey LGBT: Istanbul's Gay Pride organisers to defy ban

They vow to hold a march in Istanbul which officials have banned for the third year in a row...

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England U21s v Germany U21s: Do you recognise these 2009 finalists?

Can you match England and Germany's 2009 European Championship U21s finalists to their career paths?...

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Fifa looking into anti-doping claims from McLaren report

Fifa says "it is still investigating the allegations" that footballers were part of a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia...

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Macron considers joint session of parliament in Versailles

The convening of a joint congress in Versailles is a measure normally associated with times of crisis...

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Fifa looking into Russia football doping claims from McLaren report

Fifa says "it is still investigating the allegations" that footballers were part of a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia...

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Kenya: Power Authority Bets On Higher Ranking to Light Up More Homes

[Nation] The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) is banking on its promotion to a higher ranking to accelerate provision of power in rural areas...

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Kenya: Grow Pulses to Boost Earnings, Farmers Urged

[Nation] Smallholder farmers have been advised to increase production of pulses that have higher demand in local and international markets...

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Kenya: Drought Gives Rise to Green Projects

[Nation] Prolonged drought attributed to climate change is increasingly posing a challenge to the Kenyan economy, driving the State and various industries and sectors to look...

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Seychelles: President Faure Pays Surprise Visit to Elderly Home At Grand Anse, Praslin

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure dropped in at the Elderly Home at Grand Anse, Praslin this morning...

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Kashmir cable car accident: At least seven people killed

A rescue operation is now under way to get people stranded in other cable cars safely back to earth...

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Liberia: The Men Who Could Be - Liberia's VP Reportedly Close to Naming His Running Mate

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Joseph Boakai, the nominee on the ticket of the ruling Unity Party has been having marathon meetings over the past 72 hours as he ze...

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Tanzania: Pilgrimage Services Firm Cons 200 Christians of 179 Million

[Daily News] THE Director of a local company offering pilgrimage services known as Travel House Global, Sojan Varghese, appeared before a Dar es Salaam court last Friday facin...

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Tanzania: Canadian Firm Pumps 4.8 Billion - Towards Reducing Stunting

[Daily News] THE government and Canadian based organisation-Nutritional International has launched a 4.8bn/- 'Right Start' project aiming to improve...

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Tanzania: Shape Up or Ship Out On Schoolgirl Pregnancies Order

[Daily News] THE order by President John Magufuli that prohibits schoolgirls to rejoin public schools after giving birth seem to have stirred a honet's nest, with...

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India cricketer reads book before batting

Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters"...

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Indian cricket captain calmly reads book before batting

Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters"...

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India cricketer finds inspiration in poetry before batting

Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters"...

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South Africa: DRC's Kabila 'Still Has a Friend in SA', Says Zuma

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has made it clear that his counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, still has a friend in South Africa...

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Namibia: Namibia in Mourning for Independence Leader Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo

[Deutsche Welle] Namibia has held a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, a key figure in the nation's bid for independence. Ya Toivo was jailed for 16...

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Prince Harry 'wanted out' of royal role

Britain's Prince Harry once "wanted out" of the Royal Family, but instead decided to "stay in and work out a role&q...

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Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 140

At least 140 people die, many of them as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned lorry...

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Nigeria: Presidency Releases Buhari's Voice Message, Debunks Report On Speech Impairment

[Premium Times] The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari's voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment...

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Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle

Roger Federer warms up for Wimbledon by beating Alexander Zverev to earn a record ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open...

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Fire licks Spanish nature reserve, 1,500 evacuated

More than 1,500 people were evacuated as a precaution Sunday after a fire broke out at a nature reserve in southern Spain famed for its biodiversity, authorities said...

Guardian Nigeria World
Vietnam blogger Pham Minh Hoang deported to France

French-Vietnamese dissident blogger Pham Minh Hoang loses his birth nationality and is deported...

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Andy & Jamie Murray tipped to play Wimbledon doubles together

Judy Murray tips sons Andy and Jamie to play Wimbledon doubles together before their careers end...

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Kenya: Fake News Emerges Ahead of Polls

[Nation] Election campaign periods offer very fertile ground for the proliferation of fake news...

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Namibia: Ya Toivo Buried Today

[Namibian] LIBERATION icon and national hero Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo was laid to rest today at Heroes' Acre...

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Kenya: Kenyatta to Unveil Manifesto in Re-Election Bid

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Monday expected to unveil his party's manifesto focusing on job creation, free secondary education and infrastructure expa...

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Kenya: Delicate Balancing Act As Parties Pick Nominees

[Nation] Top political parties were on Saturday night racing against time to beat the midnight deadline for submitting the names of their nominees to the senate, the National...

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Indian soldiers, suspected rebels, clash at Kashmir school

Government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir were locked in an intense battle Sunday with armed militants who took cover in a school after opening fire on a group of soldi...

Guardian Nigeria World
Trump gift leaves Australian PM Turnbull bemused

Australian PM sees the funny side after receiving a tie emblazoned with the words "Donald Trump"...

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Change tactics, not personnel - Sir Clive Woodward

The British and Irish Lions are totally beatable in the second Test against New Zealand, says Sir Clive Woodward...

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Children hurt as car hits Eid celebration

Child critically hurt and woman arrested after car ran into bystanders marking end of Ramadan in Newcastle...

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UN chief expresses sadness over China’s landslide

The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, says he is saddened to learn of the loss of lives and devastation caused by the mudslides in Maoxin county, Sichuan Prov...

Guardian Nigeria World
Congo-Kinshasa: Crisis Worsens As Deaths Rise & Refugees Flee

[Deutsche Welle] The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has expelled...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Crisis in DR Congo Worsens As Death Toll Rises and Refugees Flee

[Deutsche Welle] The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has expelled...

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Nigeria: It's Wrong for a Woman to Claim Equality With a Man in Marriage - -Lilian Larkai

[Vanguard] Beautiful and curvy Ghanaian actress, Lilian Larkai has become something of a sensation on the Instagram but not for her hot body or pretty face, but for her philos...

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Nigeria: Taraba Killings - Ex-Deputy Speaker Sues for Peace

[Daily Trust] A former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Saidu Babanguida Nguroje, has condemned the killings in Taraba State and urged both the federal and stat...

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Children hurt as car ploughs into crowd

Boy aged eight critical and woman arrested after car ran into bystanders marking end of Ramadan in Newcastle...

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Nigeria: Outrage As Police Officer Says Story of Nail-in-the-Head Boy Is Fiction

[Vanguard] He was given N500 to buy two packets of noodles but the money went missing and all his pleas that the money was indeed missing fell on the deaf ears of his uncle, s...

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Court says Ivanka Trump must testify in knock-off shoes suit

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka must give testimony later this year in a lawsuit against her apparel company, which is accused of lifting designs from a...

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Brexit secretary confident of trade deal

The Brexit secretary also backs Theresa May and says a leadership contest would be "catastrophic"...

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London tower block residents 'must leave' says council

Council staff will continue asking residents of a Swiss Cottage estate to leave their flats...

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Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 140

People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say...

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Desperate search is on for survivors of China's landslide

Thousands of rescuers are searching through rubble to find 93 people missing after a landslide devastated their village in Sichuan province, southwestern China...

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Rainfall may have contributed to the landslide

CNN's Matt Rivers reports on the latest rescue efforts and what could have possibly caused the deadly landslide in China's Sichuan Province...

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Pakistan oil tanker truck explosion kills at least 135

A devastating accident involving an exploding oil tanker has left at least 135 people dead in eastern Pakistan, according to the country's Oil and Gas Regulatory...

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Air Asia plane suffers 'washing machine' fault

An AirAsia X plane is forced to turn back to Perth after suffering a "technical fault"...

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Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against international law'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday welcomed Qatar's dismissal of a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating crisis...

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival

The Islamic world has begun marking the holiday which ends the Ramadan fast...

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Sudan: Sudan Confiscates Copies of Daily Newspaper Akhir Lahza

[CPJ] On June 17, 2017, Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services summoned Akhir Lahza's editor-in-chief Saleh Abdelazim to its offices in...

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Morocco: Website Director Held in Solitary Confinement Pending Trial

[CPJ] Moroccan security forces on June 6, 2017, arrested Mohamed al-Asrihi, a video journalist and the director of the opposition news website Rif24, from the home of activist...

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Prince Harry 'wanted out' of Royal Family

The prince says he considered giving up his title but decided to remain and "work out a role"...

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China landslide: More than 100 missing as search continues

Thousands of rescuers are digging through rocks for a second day in the hope of finding survivors...

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123 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire

At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that erupted after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an...

Guardian Nigeria World
Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong for the 20th anniversary of the city's handover to Chinese sovereignty, according to Chinese state news agency X...

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Nigeria: #BetAwards17 - Wizkid Wins Top Category

[Premium Times] Nigerian music export, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, widely known as Wizkid, has won the highly coveted "Best International Act: Africa" a...

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Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say...

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes

Rory Best will captain the British and Irish Lions for the team's next game against the Hurricanes on Tuesday...

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Texas mother held after two toddlers die in hot car

The Texas woman admitted she shut the car door to teach her girl and boy "a lesson", police say...

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Oil tanker inferno kills at least 120 in Pakistan

People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say...

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Pakistan oil tanker fire kills scores

An overturned lorry catches fire killing 120 people who had gathered to collect fuel, officials say...

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British and Irish Lion 2017: The Lions had the chances, the All Blacks had the class

The British and Irish Lions could have won, but All Blacks skill ensures no 'what-could-have-beens', says Lions great Jeremy Guscott...

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Jeremy Guscott column: The Lions had the chances, the All Blacks had the class

The British and Irish Lions could have won, but All Blacks skill ensures no 'what-could-have-beens', says Lions great Jeremy Guscott...

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Eight dead, five missing after Colombia mine blast

The blast occurred at a mine in the town of Cucunuba in Cundinamarca state, some 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of Bogota, at about 2130 GMT on Friday...

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Pakistan oil tanker fire 'kills scores'

An overturned lorry bursts into flames, engulfing people who gathered to collect fuel, media say...

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Deadly oil tanker fire in Pakistan

Oil lorry catches fire in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, with a number of deaths reported...

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Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

Yemen has more than 200,000 suspected cholera cases, and 1,300 people have already died, the UN says...

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