p076sjds - Militia detains migrants at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border
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Militia detains migrants at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive numbers that explain US border crisis A video has emerged of armed right-wing militia members stopping over 300 migrants as they cross the Mexico border into the US state of New Mexico. The group calls itself the United Constitutional Patriots, and are seen in the Facebook […]

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Turkey arrests suspected UAE spies in Istanbul

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Links between the alleged spies and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi are being investigated Turkey has arrested what it says are two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Turkey is investigating whether there may be links to the murder last year of […]

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Sudan protesters 'to name transitional government'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters fear that the military will continue to pull the strings The leaders of Sudan’s protest movement say they will name members of a transitional authority on Sunday, to replace the current military junta. Following months of protests, the army ousted long-standing leader Omar al-Bashir last week. But the protesters […]

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Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Mueller report – in 60 seconds A subpoena demanding the release of the full report into Russian meddling during the 2016 election has been issued, amid claims the current version “leaves most of Congress in the dark”. Democrat Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House judiciary committee, […]

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Snakes force Liberian President George Weah from office

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President George Weah will return to his official office on Monday Snakes have been found in Liberian President George Weah’s office, forcing him to work from his private residence, the BBC has learnt. Press secretary Smith Toby told the BBC that on Wednesday two black snakes were found in the […]

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Leica China video sparks backlash over Tiananmen Square image

Image copyright Reuters Image caption This year marks the 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests A promotional video for camera company Leica has sparked backlash in China for featuring a famous Tiananmen Square image. The video depicts photographers working in conflicts around the world, including a photographer covering the 1989 protests. People on Chinese social […]

106519707 capture - Saudi sisters in Georgia: 'We were treated like slaves'
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Saudi sisters in Georgia: 'We were treated like slaves'

Image copyright Rustavi 2 TV Image caption The pair appealed for help online using the twitter handle @GeorgiaSisters “We have to cover our face, we have to cook…like slaves. We don’t want this, we want real life, our life,” says 25-year-old Wafa, the latest woman to flee Saudi Arabia with her sister. Wafa and Maha […]

106519498 kznchurch - South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse
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South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse

Image copyright KZN EMS/ Arrive Alive Image caption Some people were reportedly sleeping when the wall collapsed At least 13 people have died and many injured after a wall collapsed in South Africa at the start of an Easter service at a Pentecostal church. Emergency services said that 29 people were rushed to hospital after […]

106518134 053450352 1 - China bans three marathon cheat runners for life
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China bans three marathon cheat runners for life

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Runners competing at the Boston marathon on Monday 15 April Three Chinese marathon runners have been banned from competing for life after breaking the rules at the Boston marathon on Monday. One participant gave his bib to someone else while the other two used forged certificates to gain entry. The […]

106518097 3450df69 f580 4bfd b77c ca2ba52919c4 - India voter 'chops off finger' after voting for wrong party
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India voter 'chops off finger' after voting for wrong party

Image copyright Yogesh Kumar Singh Image caption Mr Kumar says he voted for the “wrong” political party An Indian voter says he chopped off his index finger after realising he had voted for the “wrong” political party. Pawan Kumar says he accidentally ended up voting for the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a video […]

106517203 053343753 1 - Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns
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Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protests took place this month against the government and international forces’ failure to tackle rising violence in Mali The prime minister of Mali and his entire government have resigned, following an upsurge of violence in the country. On Wednesday, a motion of no confidence was submitted as MPs blamed Prime […]

106517665 ra5capture - Homeless Australian man reunited with lost rat pet by police
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Homeless Australian man reunited with lost rat pet by police

Image copyright facebook.com/nswpoliceforce Image caption The pair had been separated for almost two weeks A homeless man in Sydney, Australia, has been reunited with his pet rat which disappeared earlier this month. Chris, 59, is a well known figure in downtown Sydney where the rat, called Lucy, is usually curled up on a box in […]