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Thousands displaced as police flatten Nigeria slum

Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,

Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,

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Japan court rules state liable for negligence over Fukushima

A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the state is jointly liable for negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.

A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the state is jointly liable for negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.

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Daughter must repay €24,000 to father after studying too slowly

It might not be uncommon for parents to support their children through university, but one Austrian father has had enough of supporting his daughter.

It might not be uncommon for parents to support their children through university, but one Austrian father has had enough of supporting his daughter.

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Ex-Argentine president fends off corruption charges in court

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch…

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch…

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Former FIFA official Valcke to appeal ban from football

The Former secretary general of football’s world governing body Fifa is to appeal his ten-year ban from all football-related activities.

The Former secretary general of football’s world governing body Fifa is to appeal his ten-year ban from all football-related activities.

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Police evacuate Israeli houses judged to be on Palestinian land

Nine houses in a Jewish town in the West Bank are evacuated after Israel's Supreme Court rules they were illegally built on Palestinian land.

Nine houses in a Jewish town in the West Bank are evacuated after Israel's Supreme Court rules they were illegally built on Palestinian land.

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Takata pleads guilty over faulty airbags

Japan’s Takata Corporation has pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing in a US federal court as part of a $1 billion (943 million euros) settlement concerning its faulty…

Japan’s Takata Corporation has pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing in a US federal court as part of a $1 billion (943 million euros) settlement concerning its faulty…

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US court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban remains suspended, after a US appeals court threw out a bid to reinstate it.

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban remains suspended, after a US appeals court threw out a bid to reinstate it.

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Italy: 5-star Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi in 'abuse of office' probe

Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…

Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…

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Italian court to review voting law

Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…

Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…

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Brexit - what now?

Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.

Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.

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Dylann Roof is sentenced to death for South Carolina church attack

White supremacist Dylann Roof has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killing of nine black parishioners in a South Carolina church Last month Roof was found guilty of 33 federal charge

White supremacist Dylann Roof has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killing of nine black parishioners in a South Carolina church Last month Roof was found guilty of 33 federal charge

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Turkish soldiers appeal extradition from Greece

A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…

A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…

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Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

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Netanyahu calls for pardon of convicted soldier

Israel’s Prime Minister has joined calls to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian.

Israel’s Prime Minister has joined calls to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian.

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IMF chief Lagarde 'confident' ahead of negligence trial in France

The head of the International Monetary Fund goes on trial in Paris over her role in a state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.

The head of the International Monetary Fund goes on trial in Paris over her role in a state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.

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Jakarta's Christian governor faces blasphemy probe

The Christian and ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, is to be investigated on allegations of blasphemy.

The Christian and ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, is to be investigated on allegations of blasphemy.

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Hate speech trial of far-right politician Wilders will go ahead

A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th

A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th