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Sudan crisis: Three top generals agree to quit as protests continue

Three of the most controversial figures of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council have offered their resignations – one of the ...
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US election 2020: Joe Biden launches presidential bid, joining crowded field

Media playback is unsupported on your device Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end ...
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Footballer's missing son found after social media appeal goes viral

The Gillingham FC defender, who plays in English football’s third tier, had posted a social message media appealing for help ...
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James Bond 25: Rami Malek joins cast and Phoebe Waller-Bridge to co-write

Oscar-winning actor Rami Malek is to play a villain in the 25th official James Bond film – but the movie ...
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Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drown

After severe weather in 2016 a large penguin colony at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica never recovered. The emperor ...
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Nearly 27 Years After Hindu Mob Destroyed A Mosque, The Scars In India Remain Deep

Enlarge this image Syed Ikhlaq Latifi, 80, stands on the roof of his home, from where he watched in horror ...
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Doctors In Congo Threaten To Strike If Ebola Attacks Continue

Health care workers in the center of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo say if the government ...
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World sadder and angrier than ever before, study finds

People across the earth are sadder, angrier and more fearful than ever before, according to a major analysis of global ...
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Kim Jong Un Willing To Denuclearize If Given Security Guarantees, Putin Says

Enlarge this image Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, toasts with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un after their talks in ...
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Egypt's era of hope has ended

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the defense minister that ousted the country’s first elected president in a popularly supported coup in 2013, ...
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8 Of The 9 Suicide Bombers In Sri Lanka Blasts Are Identified

Police in Sri Lanka made several arrests, bringing the total number of suspects in custody to more than 75. Rachel ...
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157 children rescued from trafficking ring

Most of the victims were beaten, subjected to abuses and told they would never see their families again by their ...
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Egypt Coptic monks sentenced to death for killing bishop

Two former Coptic Christian monks have been sentenced to death in Egypt over the murder of a bishop last year, ...
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News Brief: Biden Expected To Announce Candidacy, Measles, Putin Meets Kim

Joe Biden is expected to announce his candidacy today, becoming the 20th candidate to enter the 2020 Democratic primary. Read ...
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Visas Are The Newest Weapon In U.S.-China Rivalry

Enlarge this image This year, the U.S. canceled visas for Chinese government-linked scholars over concerns that such exchanges are conduits ...
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UK health minister leans on social media platforms to delete anti-vax content

Social media-fuelled anti-vaxxer propaganda is the latest online harm the U.K. government is targeting. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today program this morning health secretary ...
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Render gets $2.25M seed round to give developers alternative to biggest names in tech

A couple of weeks ago, when Pinterest filed its S-1, its AWS bills raised eyebrows and questions about cheaper alternatives for startups. Render is a ...
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Mejuri raises $23M Series B to serve women buying jewelry for themselves

New Enterprise Associates, the 42-year-old venture capital firm, has invested in the $23 million Series B round for Mejuri, a startup capturing millennial women’s penchant ...
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