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🇮🇷 Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran

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🇮🇷 Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minutes after leaving the capital,…

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🇺🇸 🇷🇺 Russia-Trump probe: Fallout continues over indictment

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🇺🇸 🇷🇺 Russia-Trump probe: Fallout continues over indictment

In the US the political fallout continues from the indictment of a group of Russians, accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The issue has dominated Sunday morning political…

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🇺🇦 Ukraine: Thousands demand return of Saakashvili

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🇺🇦 Ukraine: Thousands demand return of Saakashvili

Supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili have marched through Kiev to demand his return. Saakashvili was abducted from a restaurant last week. He was thrown into…

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🇨🇷 Costa Rican harvests global recognition for gardening success

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🇨🇷 Costa Rican harvests global recognition for gardening success

In 1964, Evangelista Blanco began sculpting the gardens at the foot of the St Raphael church in Zarcero, Costa Rica. More than 50 years later, the gardens and their topiaries have become a…

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Ethiopia emergency: How will political crisis play out?

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Ethiopia emergency: How will political crisis play out?

It has been a frenetic and unpredictable week in Ethiopian politics. Political prisoners were released, the prime minister suddenly resigned and a state of emergency was then declared. The…

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🇮🇩 The Indonesian tribe that rejects technology | Aj Shorts

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🇮🇩 The Indonesian tribe that rejects technology | Aj Shorts

The Baduy tribe from Banten in Indonesia practice seclusion and reject all modern technology to protect their ancient traditions. For centuries their way of life hasn’t changed. Electricity…

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Fears over Zimbabwe opposition infighting

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Fears over Zimbabwe opposition infighting

Church services have been held for Morgan Tsvangirai, a former opposition leader in Zimbabwe, who died earlier this week. He passed away after a long battle with cancer. Now, there are concerns…

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Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

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Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

Funerals have been held for two Palestinian teenagers shot and killed by Israeli forces in Gaza. Their deaths have added to the tension on the Gaza-Israeli border, following an explosion that…

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🇮🇱 🇮🇷 Netanyahu warns Iran over drone

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🇮🇱 🇮🇷 Netanyahu warns Iran over drone

A tense exchange unfolded at a major security conference in Munich on Sunday, when Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once again scolded Iran, which he described as the largest threat…

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🇲🇽 Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

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🇲🇽 Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

Pressure is growing on Mexico’s government to raise the minimum wage. Advocates have told Latin America’s human rights watchdog that the current rate, less than $5 a day, condemns millions…

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