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Biden takes first military action with strike on Iran-backed militias

The strike in Syria follows attacks on US personnel in Iraq and is Joe Biden's first military action ...
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Nigeria’s Zamfara attack: Hundreds of schoolgirls feared abducted

A teacher in the north-western Zamfara state tells the BBC at least 300 girls are unaccounted for ...
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John Geddert: Ex-US Olympics coach found dead after sex assault charges

John Geddert, who headed the 2012 US women's gymnastics team, took his own life, officials say ...
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The young girl who became pen-pal with Bollywood’s biggest stars

A unearthed photo album uncovers personal letters from the biggest stars of the 1950s and 60s ...
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Biden raises human rights in call with Saudi King Salman

The murder of exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 still overshadows US-Saudi relations ...
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Singapore: Briton jailed for breaking strict quarantine

Nigel Skea, 52, was jailed and fined for breaking hotel quarantine to meet his fiancée on another floor ...
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North Korea: Russian diplomats leave by hand-pushed trolley

The diplomats had no choice as Pyongyang has banned trains from leaving as part of Covid measures ...
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Covid-19: Sri Lanka reverses ‘anti-Muslim’ cremation order

Critics said the forced burial order was intended to target minorities and did not respect religions ...
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Melissa Caddick: Missing fraud suspect’s foot found on Australian beach

The disappearance of Melissa Caddick - who is accused of stealing from investors - has flummoxed police ...
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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: How a massacre in the sacred city of Aksum unfolded

Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Aksum in Ethiopia's Tigray region, witnesses tell Amnesty and the BBC ...
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