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‘El Chapo’ rival Héctor Beltrán Leyva dies in jail

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Héctor Beltrán Leyva was arrested in October 2014 while at a seafood restaurant in San Miguel de Allende Mexican drug lord Héctor Beltrán Leyva has died of a heart attack in a hospital to which he...
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France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters block access to fuel depots

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters block access to fuel depots

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn arrested for financial misconduct Read more May defiant ahead of ‘critical’ Brussels talks on Brexit Read more Yemen’s Houthis say halting missile attacks on Saudi coalition Read more ‘Yellow vest’ protes...
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Stolen Picasso found in Romanian forest revealed as fake

Stolen Picasso found in Romanian forest revealed as fake

Image copyright AFP/GettyImage caption Seven masterpieces, including Picasso’s Harlequin Head, were stolen in a pre-dawn heist in 2012 What was thought to be a stolen artwork by Pablo Picasso recently discovered in Romania has been revealed as a forgery....
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Pakistan to set scene for Smith, Warner comebacks?

Pakistan to set scene for Smith, Warner comebacks?

4:16 AM ET Steven Smith and David Warner may return to international cricket as soon as a matter of hours after their bans are lifted at the end of March, after it was revealed that Pakistan’s board is open to...
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Africa: Some Smart Ideas to Make Toilets Fit for Purpose in Africa’s Cities

Africa: Some Smart Ideas to Make Toilets Fit for Purpose in Africa’s Cities

analysisBy Mooyoung Han, Seoul National University and Shervin Hashemi About 23% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to toilets while 31% with toilets use ones that aren’t connected to a formal sanitation system. This means tha...
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With Sunken Argentine Sub Found, Families Demand Loved Ones’ Remains

With Sunken Argentine Sub Found, Families Demand Loved Ones’ Remains

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — A day after Argentina announced that the wreckage of a Navy submarine that vanished a year ago with 44 sailors on board had been found, several relatives of the crew members demanded on Sunday the...
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War Crimes Suspect Called ‘Rambo’ Is Turned Over to International Court

War Crimes Suspect Called ‘Rambo’ Is Turned Over to International Court

AMSTERDAM — A commander in a Central African Republic militia who is known as “Rambo” and is wanted on suspicion of war crimes, including murder, deportation and torture of Muslims, has been handed over to the International Criminal Court in...
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Justin Trudeau mum on what he’ll do to protect LGBTQ2+ provision in USMCA

Justin Trudeau mum on what he’ll do to protect LGBTQ2+ provision in USMCA

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t saying what he is willing to do to keep a provision protecting labour rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer workers inside a renewed North American free trade pact.More than 40 Republican lawmakers wrote U.S....
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‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Cyprus mosaic

‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Cyprus mosaic

Image copyright AFPImage caption Arthur Brand says tracking down the mosaic felt very special The man nicknamed “the Indiana Jones of the art world” has done it again – this time tracking down a precious sixth-Century mosaic stolen from Cypru...
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Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama re-elected for second term

Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama re-elected for second term

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will stay in power for a second consecutive term as he has narrowly won a general election that was delayed by intense storms. Bainimarama’s FijiFirst party won 50.2 percent of the vote to claim 27 of...
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