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Uganda bombing mastermind and six accomplices found guilty

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The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people in Kampala was found guilty along with six accomplices on Thursday of masterminding one of the region's worst attacks in decades. Twin suicide blasts claimed by Somalia's Shebab targeted football fans...(more) 



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German police investigate Britons' Nazi salute at death camp

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German police have launched an investigation to identify two men believed to be Britons who appeared in an online picture performing a Nazi salute at the former Buchenwald concentration camp, Bild newspaper reported on Thursday. The image was published on Friday on the Twitter page of...(more) 



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Evacuation of Greek border camp 'complete': police source

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Athens (AFP) - Greek police on Thursday completed the evacuation of the sprawling border camp of Idomeni by removing nearly 800 migrants, a police source said. 



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From displacement to death, U.N. data innovation aims to boost aid response

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By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From displacement and deaths to funding and food prices, a new data map will enable aid agencies to compare and contrast various needs in a humanitarian crisis and boost their response, according to the U.N. team behind it....(more) 



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Striking French oil workers meet Friday over next steps

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By Bate Felix PARIS (Reuters) - Oil sector workers of the CGT trade union will hold general assembly meetings on Friday to determine their next steps in the strike action that has disrupted fuel supplies and public transport, two union officials said on Thursday. A vote...(more) 



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French labor protests spread as oil strikers dig in over reforms

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Union leaders have targeted highways and fuel supply. 



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Protester, police officer killed in Congo election protest: U.N.

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By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - A protester and a police officer were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, a United Nations official said, in protests against President Joseph Kabila over indications November's elections will be postponed. Opposition parties and civil society groups...(more) 



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Eurotunnel boss sees no Brexit impact, was joking about duty free boost

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By Dominique Vidalon and Pascale Denis PARIS (Reuters) - The boss of Eurotunnel said on Thursday that Britain leaving the European Union would have little impact on the under-the-English-Channel business, dismissing as a joke his prediction last year about getting a boost from new duty-free shopping....(more) 



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Japan PM Abe tells G7 North Korea nuclear, missile developments a concern for Europe

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ISE-SHIMA (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told fellow Group of Seven leaders on Thursday that North Korea's nuclear and missile programs are also a concern to Europe, a top Japanese government official said. Chairing the first of two days of a G7 summit in...(more) 



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Kenya passes anti-doping law amendments amid Olympic ban threat

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Kenyan lawmakers passed Thursday amendments to an anti-doping bill to avoid a possible Olympics ban after being ruled non-compliant by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Changes to the legislation were needed for Kenya to avoid exclusion of its world-beating distance runners from this summer's Rio de...(more) 



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Barack Obama says Donald Trump is 'rattling' world leaders

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US president says concern is well-founded, accusing presumptive Republican nominee of ignorance and cavalier attitudeBarack Obama has said foreign leaders are “rattled” by Donald Trump and that he understands their unease given the Republican presidential nominee’s ignorance of global affairs.Speaking at the G7 summit in Ise-Shima,...(more) 



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Migrant boat capsizes off Libya's Mediterranean coast

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EU’s naval force says it estimates between 20 and 30 people have drowned in sinking Up to 30 people are feared dead after a shipwreck off Libya, the EU’s naval force has said, adding that 50 people have been rescued from the waves.“We estimate the dead...(more) 



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