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French jogger detained after crossing US-Canada border

Image copyright AFP/Family handout Image caption Ms Roman said she did not see any signs on the beach and dirt path she jogged along A young French woman who went for an evening jog along a Canadian beach spent two weeks in US immigration detention after straying across the border. Cedella Roman, 19, who was […]

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Sarah Sanders kicked out of restaurant because of work for Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sarah Sanders said she would continue to treat those with opposing views “respectfully” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was kicked out of a restaurant on Friday night because she works for President Donald Trump. A co-owner of the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, asked Ms Sanders and her family […]

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World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates Switzerland duo over goal celebrations

Xhaka (left) and Xherdan Shaqiri both play their football in England Football’s world governing body has opened an investigation into Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri’s goal celebrations during Switzerland’s World Cup victory over Serbia. Both players are ethnic Albanians from Kosovo, where a Serbian crackdown on the Albanian population only ended with Nato military intervention […]

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Vatican ex-diplomat sentenced to five years on child pornography charges

Image copyright Vatican Media/Reuters Image caption Father Capella (left, with his lawyer) was tried at the Vatican A former Vatican diplomat has been sentenced to five years in prison for child pornography offences. Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella pleaded guilty at a Vatican court, which heard that dozens of pornographic photos and videos were found on […]

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Italy migrant row: Malta defiant over stranded rescue boat

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Around 230 migrants were rescued by German ship Lifeline on Thursday Italy has no right to ask Malta to accept the stranded migrant rescue ship Lifeline, according to Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that Malta should take in the 226 migrants and arrest the […]

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Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion

Image copyright EPA Image caption Presindent Mnangagwa was campaigning ahead of elections next month Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack in the city of Bulawayo. Footage from the blast at White City Stadium appears to show Mr Mnangagwa leaving the stage after addressing supporters when a device went off. He was […]

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Iraq 'kills 45 IS leaders' in eastern Syria strike

Iraq says it has killed 45 Islamic State (IS) group militants, among them some senior leaders, in an air strike in eastern Syria. The strike targeted three houses connected by a trench where IS leaders were meeting in the town of Hajin. The Euphrates valley area is one of the last parts of Syria under […]

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ICYMI: Solstice and a strangling snake

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