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Jihadi Jack: IS recruit Jack Letts ‘loses UK citizenship’

A Muslim convert who joined the Islamic State group as a teenager has had his British citizenship revoked, it has been reported. Jack Letts was 18 years old when he left school in Oxfordshire in 2014 to join IS fighters in Raqqa, Syria. He was...

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Argentina’s economy minister resigns as peso sheds value

Argentina’s economy minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned amid a financial crisis exacerbated by the president’s defeat in a primary poll. The country’s peso shed 20% of its value against the US dollar after President Mauricio M...

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Paris waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich service’

A waiter near Paris has been shot dead by a customer who was reportedly angry because his sandwich was not prepared quickly enough. Police say a murder investigation has been launched after the incident on Friday evening in the eastern suburb of...

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Hong Kong protests: Tens of thousands gather for major rally

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy campaigners have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests, amid increasingly severe warnings by the Beijing government. A march on Saturday was peaceful, but demonstrators and police have clashed freque...

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Uganda and Zambia rejects Huawei spying allegations

Uganda has denied allegations it hacked into the encrypted communications of musician-turned-MP Bobi Wine. The Wall Street Journal alleges Ugandan officials worked with technicians from telecoms company Huawei to infiltrate the politician’s...

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US issues warrant for seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

The US Justice Department issued a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel. The Justice Department alleged the ship was part of a scheme ...

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Coroner rules that Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself

An autopsy on disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein — who was found dead in his jail cell — has concluded that he committed suicide by hanging, a coroner said Friday, answering one of the questions surrounding his death. The ruling c...

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The border city a world away from Hong Kong

The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen borders the semi-autonomous territory of Hong Kong, but calls for greater freedom from protesters in the Asian financial hub meet with short shrift among their mainland neighbours. In the sprawling main...

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Hong Kong protesters kick off new weekend of rallies

Hong Kong democracy activists kicked off a weekend of fresh protests on Saturday in a major test for the movement following criticism over an airport protest earlier this week — and as concerns mount over Beijing’s next move. Ten week...

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Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim

The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature. Olympic organisers have won widesprea...

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Black snakes force Liberia president to abandon office

President of Liberia, George Weah, is working from his official residence after two black snakes were found in the building where his offices are located in the capital Monrovia. The Associated Press reported quoted deputy press secretary Smith T...

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