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Gaza violence: Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian medic Gaza violence: Thousands attend funeral for Palestinian medic
Thousands of Palestinians have attended the funeral in Gaza of a volunteer medic who was killed by Israeli fire during protests on the border. Razan al-Najar, 21, was shot dead as she ran towards the border fence on Friday to help a casualty, Palestinian health officials said. In a statement the Israeli military said it would investigate her death. Later on Saturday rockets were fired fro...
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Australia alert after ship loses 83 containers Australia alert after ship loses 83 containers
Maritime authorities in Australia have issued an alert after 83 shipping containers fell from a vessel off the coast of New South Wales. Sanitary products, surgical masks and nappies have begun washing up on beaches north of Sydney. There are concerns the items could prove dangerous to whales and other animals if they swallow them. The containers tumbled off a Taiwanese-owned ship in a he...
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Vogue defends Saudi princess cover after backlash Vogue defends Saudi princess cover after backlash
Vogue Arabia has defended its use of a princess on its cover to mark "trailblazing women of Saudi Arabia", after being accused of ignoring a crackdown on women's rights activists. The edition features Princess Hayfa Bint Abdullah Al Saud in the driving seat of a car. A ban on women driving in the country is due to be lifted on June 24. But almost a dozen women and their supporters who cam...
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Spain PM Mariano Rajoy faces defeat in Friday no-confidence vote Spain PM Mariano Rajoy faces defeat in Friday no-confidence vote
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is likely to be forced out of office after a key party said it would support a motion of no confidence against him. The no-confidence vote is scheduled to take place on Friday and was tabled by the opposition Socialist party. Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez needs a majority of 176 votes to become leader. The Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) has said that it will ...
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Save the Children report says 1.2bn children at risk Save the Children report says 1.2bn children at risk
More than half the world's children are at risk of poverty, conflict and discrimination against girls, according to a report by Save the Children. The charity's second End of Childhood index says more than 1.2 billion children face these threats, with 153 million facing all three. While the global situation has improved compared with last year, the charity says progress is not fast enough. ...
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Israel strikes Gaza after heaviest mortar barrage in years Israel strikes Gaza after heaviest mortar barrage in years
Israel has attacked militant sites in Gaza after coming under the heaviest barrage of mortar and rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave in years. The Israeli army said air strikes hit 35 targets, including a cross-border tunnel, belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad - Gaza's main militant groups. In Israel, an empty kindergarten was hit when militants fired more than 30 mortars earlier in t...
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Spain's Podemos leader survives confidence vote over house purchase Spain's Podemos leader survives confidence vote over house purchase
The leader of Spain's left-wing Podemos (We Can) party and his partner have survived a confidence vote triggered by their decision to buy a luxury home. Pablo Iglesias and Irene Montero, the party's spokeswoman, were accused of hypocrisy for spending €600,000 (Ł527,000; $700,000) on a house with a swimming pool and guest quarters. Mr Iglesias has previously criticised politicians who live "i...
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Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest
Thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Sunday amid a heavy police presence for rival demonstrations, staged by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and by counter-protesters. Police said more than 5,000 people attended the AfD demonstration, while at least twice as many opposed them. Supporters of the anti-immigration AfD chanted "We are the people", and were met with chants ...
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Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman Cyclone Mekunu kills girl of 12 in Oman
Cyclone Mekunu has hit southern Oman with high winds and rain, killing a 12-year-old girl and leaving three other people injured, officials say. The girl died after wind swept her against a wall, police say. State TV showed large areas of flooding in Dhofar and al-Wusta provinces, with dozens of vehicles submerged. The cyclone intensified in strength on Friday but has now been downgraded ...
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Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists
Saudi Arabia has reportedly arrested three more women's rights activists in a crackdown launched just weeks before a ban on women driving will be lifted. Human rights groups said at least 11 people, most of them women who had long campaigned for the right to drive, had now been detained since last week. Officials have said they are suspected of "suspicious contact with foreign parties" and u...
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