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Danish police hunt for three in black Swedish Volvo

Image copyright EPA Image caption Authorities shut down transport links to and from Denmark’s largest island Three people involved in a “serious crime” and travelling in a Swedish-registered car are being hunted by Danish police. A statement says the three are riding in a black Volvo V90, registration ZBP 546, ...

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Tsunami hits Indonesia’s Palu after strong earthquake

Image copyright Unknown A strong tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit a coastal Indonesian city, officials say. Waves of up to 2m (6.6ft) high swept through Palu on Sulawesi island, not long after authorities had lifted a tsunami warning. Video on social media shows people screaming and ...

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Brett Kavanaugh: Republicans push for US Supreme Court vote

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford both gave evidence on Thursday Republicans are pushing to vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court on Friday, after hearing dramatic testimony from him and a woman accusing him of sexual assault. Brett Kavanaugh, ...

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‘Rape jokes are not OK,’ feminist punks tell Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been heavily criticised about his country’s war on drugs, which has caused thousands of deaths. Now, two years after being elected, critics say Mr Duterte is attacking the very institutions designed to keep his power in check. Women, meanwhile, have called him out for comments ...

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Skripal suspect ‘was made Hero of Russia’ by President Putin

Image copyright Bellingcat / Russia Today Image caption Bellingcat released a photo of the man it says is Anatoliy Chepiga (left), while Russia Today named him as Ruslan Boshirovin A Russian man accused of the Salisbury poisoning is a military officer who received an honour from Vladimir Putin, an investigative ...

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ABC chair resigns over Australian political interference claims

Image copyright EPA The chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has resigned following allegations of political interference. Justin Milne resigned from the national broadcaster amid reports he had asked for journalists to be fired because their reporting was disliked by the Australian government. The government has denied pressuring the ...

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Pussy Riot’s Pyotr Verzilov blames Russia for ‘poisoning’

Image copyright Nadezhda Tolokonnikova/Reuters Image caption Hospital staff believe there is no explanation for Mr Verzilov’s condition other than poisoning Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov, who is believed to have been poisoned, has laid the blame squarely on Russia’s intelligence services. “The poisoning was carried out so professionally that no ...

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US-Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump is seeking to isolate Iran internationally US President Donald Trump has opened a UN Security Council session on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction where he is expected to voice fresh criticism of Iran. It is only the third time a US ...

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