107401279 f567b3e1 1320 412a 9f2e 78d3c54689f3 - Italian George Clooney fraudsters arrested in Thailand
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Italian George Clooney fraudsters arrested in Thailand

Image copyright CRIME SUPPRESSION DIVISION/ ROYAL THAI POLICE Image caption The two were arrested on the outskirts of Pattaya in Thailand Two Italians accused of posing as US actor George Clooney to promote a fashion business have been arrested in Thailand after years on the run. Francesco Galdelli, 58, and Vanja Goffi, 45 have been […]

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Stealing from the sick in Uganda

The BBC has uncovered evidence that prescription drugs have been taken out of circulation by health workers and sold on illegally. Do you have a view about this post? Leave a comment on our Facebook page Credited Source link

107401151 gettyimages 1150265970 - Germany's far-right AfD party fails to win first mayor
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Germany's far-right AfD party fails to win first mayor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption CDU candidate Octavian Ursu won a run-off vote in Görlitz, a city that has attracted top Hollywood directors Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has failed to win its first mayoral seat, after it lost a key election in the country’s east. Octavian Ursu of the centre-right Christian […]

107400451 gettyimages 1144703645 - Letter from Africa: 'Sudan's revolutionaries offline but not silenced'
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Letter from Africa: 'Sudan's revolutionaries offline but not silenced'

Image copyrightAFP In our series of letters from African journalists, Zeinab Mohammed Salih describes what life is like without the internet for Sudan’s revolutionaries. Many Sudanese are still in shock after the crackdown by security forces who brutally broke up the crowds at the sit-in outside the military headquarters on 3 June. The opposition says […]

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EU leaders face pressure to deliver on climate change

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption A rally by climate activists in Paris – it has become a global youth movementA few years after saving the euro is it now time for the EU to save the planet? Tackling climate change is among the key challenges for EU leaders, meeting on Thursday to set the bloc’s […]

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What's happening in the news this week?

It’s Monday, it’s a new week, and while we won’t pretend to know everything that’s going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what’s coming up. Here’s your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening in the week ahead. 1) Will Trump run again? (Yes) Image […]

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Buenos Aires in darkness after power failure

Electricity is being restored to tens of millions of homes and businesses across South America after a massive power failure. Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay were left without power shortly after 07:00 (11:00 BST), causing trains to be halted and failures with traffic signalling, according to local media. Argentine President Mauricio Macri has promised […]

107375087 p07d3ck0 - Miriwoong: The Australian language which barely anybody speaks
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Miriwoong: The Australian language which barely anybody speaks

European settlement wiped out half of Australia’s indigenous languages, and about 100 more are in serious danger of being lost. Miriwoong is one of them. Spoken for tens of thousands of years in a part of Western Australia, the language is now spoken by only a handful of fluent speakers. But there is a huge […]

107399456 rohit3 - India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma's 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli's side
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India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma's 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli's side

Cricket World Cup 2019: How India’s Kohli, Sharma & Rahul destroyed Pakistan ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Old Trafford India 336-5 (50 overs): Rohit 140, Kohli 77, Amir 3-47 Pakistan 212-6 (40 overs): Fakhar 62, Babar 48, Shankar 2-22 India won by 89 runs (DLS method) Scorecard; Table; Schedule India continued their World Cup dominance […]

107399788 p07d9h8c - Protests return to Hong Kong streets
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Protests return to Hong Kong streets

Protesters took part in a demonstration to state their dissatisfaction at Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s recent decision to suspend a controversial law which would allow extradition to mainland China. Ms Lam has since sent an apology to the people of Hong Kong. Mourning is also taking place after the death of a protester, who is […]

107399240 hi054680562 - Golan Heights: Israel unveils 'Trump Heights' settlement
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Golan Heights: Israel unveils 'Trump Heights' settlement

Image copyrightAFP Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump. At a naming ceremony on Sunday, Mr Netanyahu said Trump Heights honoured Mr Trump for his decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the territory. Building work has yet to begin but a sign […]

107398428 hongkong council protest map numbers 16 june 640 nc - Hong Kong protests: Scale of the march in photos
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Hong Kong protests: Scale of the march in photos

Organisers say two million people have turned out for a demonstration in Hong Kong, the latest large protest against a controversial extradition bill. But what did the protests look like on the ground? We collated images taken within a short time of each other that show the extent of the crowds in Hong Kong on […]