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At least 80 Chibok girls released in Nigeria

Eighty-two girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been released, Nigerian authorities have said.
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Posted 2017/05/06 20:14:00

Dozens of children dead in Tanzania bus crash

A school official says 29 children have died after their bus crashed into trees in Tanzania.
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Posted 2017/05/06 12:39:00

Media warned after Macron emails hacked

The media has been warned not to publish the contents of hacked emails from Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign.
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Posted 2017/05/06 08:43:00

Spam campaign targets Google users with malicious link

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked.


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Posted 2017/05/03 22:52:17

Macron, Le Pen clash on euro, terrorism, in French pre-election TV showdown

PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron clashed over their vision of France's future, the euro and ways of fighting terrorism in an ill-tempered televised debate on Wednesday before Sunday's run-off vote for the presidency.


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Posted 2017/05/03 22:51:37

WhatsApp service suffers global outage

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has suffered a major outage across Western Europe, Asia and America.
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Posted 2017/05/03 21:52:00

May says EU seeking to affect result of British election

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May accused European politicians and officials on Wednesday of seeking to affect the outcome of the June 8 national election by issuing threats over Brexit.


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Posted 2017/05/03 21:37:47

Macron warns of civil war under rival Le Pen

French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has said his far-right rival Marine Le Pen would lead France to civil war after she accused him of being complacent on extremism.
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Posted 2017/05/03 20:36:00

Exclusive - London tries to lure Saudi Aramco with new listing structure: sources

LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange is working on a new type of listing structure that would make it more attractive for oil giant Saudi Aramco to join the bourse, sources familiar with the discussions said.


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Posted 2017/05/03 19:12:49

London man guilty of leaving bomb on train near Canary Wharf bank district

LONDON (Reuters) - A man who left a bag packed with explosives and ball bearings on a London underground train on its way to the Canary Wharf financial district last October was convicted on Wednesday of planning to cause an explosion.


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Posted 2017/05/03 18:24:15

Bad omen or opening bid? Brexit sparring begins with tales of delusion and disaster

LONDON (Reuters) - In the month since Prime Minister Theresa May submitted formal divorce papers, Brexit has been overshadowed by a public display of brinkmanship as Britain and the rest of the European Union set out their stalls for the tortuous exit negotiations.


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Posted 2017/05/03 18:00:16

Faulty new UK one-pound coins fetching a mint on eBay

LONDON (Reuters) - Sharp-eyed collectors have spotted slight flaws in some of Britain's new, ultra-secure one-pound coins and have been trying to sell them online for up to 5,000 times their face value.


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Posted 2017/05/03 16:54:20

Facebook hiring 3,000 staff to police content

Mark Zuckerberg has said he will hire an extra 3,000 staff to combat extremist and distressing content, especially in videos, on Facebook.
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Posted 2017/05/03 14:06:00

Dozens killed and injured in coal mine blast

At least 21 miners have been killed and 69 injured in an explosion in northern Iran, according to state media.
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Posted 2017/05/03 12:14:00

Apple posts surprise dip in iPhone sales, shares fall

(Reuters) - Apple Inc reported a surprise fall in iPhone sales for its second quarter on Tuesday, indicating that customers may have held back purchases in anticipation of the 10th-anniversary edition of the company's most important product later this year.


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Posted 2017/05/02 21:21:08

Le Pen says euro a deadweight, capital controls an option if she wins power

PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen said capital controls were an option if she won Sunday's presidential election and there was a run on banks as she negotiated France's exit from the European Union, but stressed they were unlikely to be needed.


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Posted 2017/05/02 21:09:55

Trump, Putin discuss Syria ceasefire in first talks since U.S. air strikes

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Tuesday for the first time since U.S. air strikes in Syria on April 4 strained U.S.-Russian relations and said they would seek a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war.


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Posted 2017/05/02 20:50:30

UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid

JUBA (Reuters) - Four hundred British troops have arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan, to provide engineering and medical support to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and to help ease the delivery of humanitarian aid, the mission said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2017/05/02 20:23:36

North Korea says U.S. bomber flights push peninsula to brink of nuclear war

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic U.S. bombers flew training drills with the South Korean and Japanese air forces in another show of strength.


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Posted 2017/05/02 19:09:29

French prosecutors seek heavy fine for topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge

NANTERRE, France (Reuters) - French prosecutors asked a court on Tuesday to impose a heavy fine on celebrity magazine Closer if it is found guilty of invading the privacy of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, by publishing topless photos of her in 2012.


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Posted 2017/05/02 18:58:44