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Bus crash kills 29 in northern India

Image copyright AFP Image caption The bus was carrying about 50 people and travelling from Lucknow to Delhi At least 29 people have been killed after a bus they were travelling in went off an expressway in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The crash happened early on Monday near the city of Agra, […]

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Is there a growing far-right threat online?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Identitarian movement demonstrates at the site of the 1683 Battle of Vienna – Kahlenberg, 2017 Far right activity on the internet threatens to spill over into violence in the real world, according to some observers. But are governments and tech companies doing enough to counter the danger? Two days […]

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EU to take migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The migrants were taken by the navy into a Maltese harbour Malta has allowed a group of 65 migrants rescued off Libya to disembark on its territory after picking them up from a rescue ship. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said after talks with the European Commission and German government that […]

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Greek elections: New Democracy 'on course for majority'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was greeted warmly at party headquarters Greece’s opposition party New Democracy are set to win the country’s snap general election, exit polls suggest. Led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the centre-right party is projected to defeat Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s leftist Syriza party. New Democracy is forecast […]

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Nigeria signs African free trade area agreement

Image copyright AFP Image caption The bloc aims to increase trade across African borders African superpower Nigeria has signed an agreement which aims to increase trade between African countries. This leaves Eritrea as the only African country not to be part of the trading bloc. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed the landmark agreement at the […]