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North Korea's Kim Jong-un meets South Korean envoys

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The South Korean team (left) met North Korean officials, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (not shown here) later hosted a dinner North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a dinner for senior South Korean delegates – the first time officials from Seoul have met the young leader […]

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Maldives Supreme Court orders release of jailed politicians

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/getty Image caption The former president Mohamed Nasheed was given a lengthy sentence for terror offences in 2015 The Maldives Supreme Court has ordered the immediate release and retrial of the exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed and opposition leaders. In a statement, the court declared that their original trials violated constitutional and […]

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Five migrants shot in huge Calais brawl

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption A man gets medical help from rescue workers after clashes in Calais, northern France At least five migrants have been shot in the French port city of Calais, after a mass brawl between Afghans and Eritreans. French news agency AFP reports that four Eritrean youths aged 16-18 are in […]

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China police state: Fear and resentment

[ad_1] As Theresa May visits China, the UK government has raised concerns over religious freedom in the country’s mainly Muslim province of Xinjiang. One man, who fled the country for Turkey, has told the BBC he’ll “pay for the bullet” to kill his family to save them from a detention camp. John Sudworth reports from […]

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Zimbabwe opposition leader 'attacked' on campaign trail

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mrs Mujuru was once Mr Mugabe’s vice-president, but now campaigns against her former party Former Zimbabwean vice-president Joice Mujuru has been attacked while holding a political rally, her party says. The opposition National People’s Party said Mrs Mujuru and several others were assaulted with rocks while campaigning in […]

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Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Nasralla, 64, is leading a left-wing coalition Opposition parties in Honduras have formally demanded the annulment of last month’s presidential election. It triggered deadly street violence amid allegations of vote-rigging. The main opposition contender, Salvador Nasralla, accused the electoral authorities of tampering with the results in favour of […]