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Sri Lanka attacks: Family attends funeral

Monique Allen was killed in one of the attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. She was on holiday with…

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Bengal tigers could vanish from one of their final strongholds

Already threatened by poaching, and humans spreading into its shrinking habitats, researchers say that in just 50 years it could…

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a victory for Western diplomacy?

When I last visited this tiny Balkan nation in 2001, it was teetering on the cliff edge of ethnic civil…

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Volodymyr Zelensky: Ukrainian isn’t first to go from comedy to politics

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played the nation’s president in a popular TV series, is photographed on the set in…

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Ecuador judge orders detention for ex-minister connected to Assange

QUITO (Reuters) – A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on…

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Federico Borella scoops first prize in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the professional category of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced, with Federico Borella named…

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Uber will let women drivers in Saudi Arabia request women riders

The company announced the new feature, called Women Preferred View, this week after months of local research into the preferences…

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Everyone agrees the US needs to fix the border. But how?

Xochitl Rodriguez crossed the Rio Grande a few weeks ago to visit her aunt’s old studio in Ciudad Juárez. It…

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Finnish Social Democrats and nationalist Finns Party nearly tied in election

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s leftist Social Democrats and the nationalist Finns Party emerged nearly tied to win Sunday’s general election,…

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Letter from Africa: Why Chibok parents turning to TV ‘miracle’ pastor to find daughters

Image copyright AFP In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani says parents of the…