100387147 1d26af01 9966 4a38 8f60 a9c82101fb0c - 'Ocean Brothers' complete 3,000 mile row across Atlantic
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'Ocean Brothers' complete 3,000 mile row across Atlantic

Image copyright Adam Rowley Two British brothers have completed a 3,000 mile unsupported row across the Atlantic Ocean. Greg Bailey and Jude Massey spent 53 days rowing in memory of their dad, Peter Massey, who died in 2015. Arriving in Barbados on Sunday 19-year-old Jude became the youngest person to row across an ocean in […]

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The girl who convinced the Maasai to stop FGM

Aged eight, Nice Leng’ete was destined to undergo female genital mutilation, leave school and be married off to an older man, according to Maasai tradition. She not only fought against FGM for herself but, through her bravery and persistence, helped overturn this centuries-old practice for thousands of Maasai girls across Kenya and Tanzania. This is […]

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OJ Simpson: Fox airs 'hypothetical confession' interview

Image copyright Getty Images/ Beaufort Books Image caption The interview was recorded in 2006 to promote his hypothetical book about the killings – If I Did It A previously shelved interview with fallen US football icon OJ Simpson where he “hypothetically” confesses to the murder of his ex-wife and her friend has aired on US […]

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Slovakia journalist murder: Interior minister resigns

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Protesters carry signs depicting PM Robert Fico, left, and Interior Minister Robert Kalinak Slovakia’s Interior Minister Robert Kalinak has resigned amid a political scandal caused by the murder of a journalist and his fiancée. Mr Kalinak bowed to pressure from a junior coalition partner and quit his posts, stripping Prime […]

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Florida shooting: Trump backs off on assault rifle curbs

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmerica’s gun laws explainedWhite House proposals to tackle the threat of mass shootings in US schools fall short of a call by President Donald Trump himself to raise the age limit for buying assault rifles. Mr Trump said he would work to raise the limit from 18 […]

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'Plane crash' at Nepal's Kathmandu airport

A plane has crashed at Kathmandu’s international airport, local media report. A plane from a Bangladeshi airline crashed on the east side of Tribhuvan International Airport’s runway, the Kathmandu Post reported. An airport spokesperson told the paper that casualties were feared. Photos and video posted on social media showed smoke rising from an airport runway. […]

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PAOK Salonika president invades pitch with gun

Savvidis entered the pitch after Fernando Varela’s goal was ruled out for offside The Greek top-flight match between PAOK Salonika and AEK Athens on Sunday was abandoned after PAOK’s president invaded the pitch with a gun. Ivan Savvidis tried to confront the referee with a gun in a hip holster after his side had an […]

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Lone attacker killed at Iranian ambassador residence in Vienna

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The attacker “died on the spot” outside the Iranian ambassador’s house. The motive is unclear. An unknown attacker armed with a knife was shot and killed by soldiers guarding the Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna. One guard suffered a cut to the upper arm during the attack at about 23:35 […]

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Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire

Image caption Six people are still believed to be trapped in the blaze At least nine trekkers have died in a forest fire in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, officials say. Authorities say they have rescued 21 people from the Kurangini hills – a popular trekking destination – where the fire broke out […]

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'No response' yet from North Korea on talks with the US

Image copyrightKCNA Image caption No word yet from Mr Kim on details of the summitSouth Korea says it has not received a response from Pyongyang on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. In a surprise development, Mr Trump on Friday accepted North Korea’s invitation to direct talks. South […]

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Xi Jinping: 'Not my president' posters emerge outside China

Image copyrightTWITTER/STOPXIJINPING Image caption Anti-Xi posters have appeared in university campuses outside ChinaChina may have cleared the way for President Xi Jinping to effectively remain in power for life, but it has not transpired without protest. In recent days, anti-Xi posters written in Chinese and English have appeared in several Western universities. The posters have […]