US backs Baltics against Russia ‘threat’

By BBC-US Vice-President Mike Pence has reaffirmed Washington's commitment to the security of the Baltic states if they face any aggression from Russia. Speaking in Estonia, he called Russia their biggest security threat, telling the...

Uganda opposition leader Besigye held again in vote aftermath

By Reuters KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was detained for the fourth time in eight days on Monday, after he failed to unseat long-serving President Yoweri Museveni in an election observers say...

Hugh Hefner: Playboy magazine founder dies aged 91

Hugh Hefner, the American founder of the international adult magazine Playboy, has died at the age of 91. Playboy Enterprises Inc said he passed away peacefully at home in Los Angeles, from natural causes. Hefner began...

US hospitals oppose Trump-backed health bill

By BBC News A leading trade group representing hospitals has expressed fears about the Republican healthcare bill, saying poor Americans could lose insurance. The American Hospital Association (AHA) said current provisions for "our most vulnerable" would...

DR Congo floods leave 50 dead in Boma

By Beth Nyaga At least 50 people have died and thousands have been left homeless after severe flooding in the south-west of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Torrential rain caused the Kalamu river, which flows through...

Africans vote in ‘Super Sunday’

By BBC Elections have taken place in five African countries, while Senegal held a referendum on reducing presidential terms. A presidential run-off went ahead in Niger even though the opposition candidate was in a French hospital. Congo-Brazzaville...
Panama papersCar bomb kills journalist behind Panama Papers offshore tax evasion investigation 'days after she received threats to her safety

Dead journalist’s sons reject cash reward

The sons of an investigative journalist killed in a car bomb attack in Malta have refused to endorse a one million euro (£890,000) reward for evidence leading to a conviction in the case. Daphne Caruana...

France votes for new president amid high security

By Reuters Voters are going to the polls in France to choose their next president, amid high security following a deadly attack on Paris police three days ago. About 50,000 police and 7,000 soldiers are being...

Opponents to challenge Turkey’s Yes vote

By BBC Turkey's main opposition party has said it will challenge the country's referendum result after the president won a vote to expand his powers. The Republican People's Party (CHP) has questioned the legitimacy of the...

Queen to attend birthday street party

By BBC The Queen is due to attend a huge street party on the Mall in London, the last event of the three-day celebration to mark her official 90th birthday. Along with other senior royals she...
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