Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

A prominent Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot dead outside his party offices in the Serb-run north of Mitrovica. Ivanovic, seen as a moderate Kosovo Serb leader, was shot four times in the...
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Bangladesh ‘to return 300 Rohingya a day’

Bangladesh says it has agreed a timeframe with Myanmar for repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled an army crackdown last year. Myanmar has agreed to accept 1,500 Rohingya every week, Bangladesh says, adding...

Japanese city on alert for deadly fish

A Japanese city has broadcast emergency warnings to prevent people consuming blowfish, after potentially deadly portions were mistakenly sold. A local supermarket in Gamagori city sold five packets of fugu fish without removing the livers,...

I feared Mugabe lynching – Former aide

An aide to Zimbabwe's former president, Robert Mugabe, has said he feared civilians could "drag out and lynch" the leader in a "Libyan scenario". During Mr Mugabe's last week in office, he was under house...

California mudslide death toll rises to 20

Officials have identified 20 victims following flash floods and mudslides that hit Santa Barbara County in California on Tuesday. The body of 30-year-old Pinit Sutthithepa was found on Saturday afternoon, local officials said. Mr Sutthithepa's six-year-old...

Liberia’s Sirleaf expelled from her party

Liberia's outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been expelled from her own party, for allegedly failing to support its candidate to succeed her. Sirleaf is accused of encouraging people to vote against her vice-president, Joseph...

Police use tear gas on protesters in Tunisia

Police in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measures. A Reuters witness said young people aged around 20 were throwing stones at police...
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Trump denies being racist

President Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during...

Salmonella baby milk ‘affects 83 countries

More than 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk have now been recalled in 83 countries in a salmonella scandal involving French company Lactalis. The dairy firm's CEO, Emmanuel Besnier, confirmed the extent of the...

False missile alert sparks Hawaii panic

An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared a false alarm. Mobile phone users received a message saying: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate...
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