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Body found as Greek flood toll rises to 21

Body found as Greek flood toll rises to 21

The death toll from flash floods near Athens last week has risen to 21, with one more person still missing, officials said on Tuesday.

Mugabe resigns as president, ending four decades of rule

Mugabe resigns as president, ending four decades of rule

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party.

In movie-style heist, Kenya robbers tunnel into bank opposite police station

In movie-style heist, Kenya robbers tunnel into bank opposite police station

In a heist reminiscent of a Hollywood movie, Kenyan robbers spent months tunnelling into the bowels of a bank located opposite a police station and stole the equivalent of half a million dollars ...

Denmark to ramp up cyber security efforts: defence minister

Denmark to ramp up cyber security efforts: defence minister

Denmark intends to invest to boost efforts to prevent cyber attacks in a strategy to be presented early next year, its defence minister said on Tuesday.

Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland

Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland

Muse Bihi from the ruling Kulmiye party was on Tuesday declared the winner of last week's presidential poll in the self-proclaimed state of Somaliland, election officials said.

Lack of German government puts euro zone integration plans on hold

Lack of German government puts euro zone integration plans on hold

The collapse of talks on a new German government means that the euro zone's ambitious plans for deeper economic integration could be put on hold, euro zone officials said on Tuesday.

Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees - Suu Kyi

Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees - Suu Kyi

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe and voluntary return" of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.

Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing 'apartheid' on Rohingya

Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing 'apartheid' on Rohingya

Myanmar's suffocating controls over its Rohingya population amount to "apartheid", Amnesty International said Tuesday in a probe into the root causes of a crisis that has sent 620,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.

Chinese human rights lawyers jailed for two years

Chinese human rights lawyers jailed for two years

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday, the latest jailing in an intensifying crackdown on rights defenders and activists.

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

A teenage suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 50 people after detonating an explosive belt inside a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria.

Cigar-shaped asteroid came from another solar system: study

Cigar-shaped asteroid came from another solar system: study

A rocky cigar-shaped object detected in space last month came from another solar system, astronomers said Monday as they confirmed an unprecedented observation.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa adds to calls for Mugabe to go

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa adds to calls for Mugabe to go

Ousted Zimbabwean vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa added his voice on Tuesday to those demanding 93-year-old President Mugabe resign, saying he needed to heed the "clarion call" of his people and step down.

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