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UK negotiator dismisses reports of £40bn Brexit bill

UK negotiator dismisses reports of £40bn Brexit bill

Brexit negotiator David Davis on Sunday dismissed a report that Britain was prepared to pay a £40bn ($54bn) divorce bill on leaving the European Union.

600,000 sign petition to overturn London Uber ban

600,000 sign petition to overturn London Uber ban

Transport for London said the conduct of Uber, which has around 40,000 drivers and 3.5mn customers in the British capital, had raised safety concerns.

Kenya's chief prosecutor orders probe into election board

Kenya's chief prosecutor orders probe into election board

Director of public prosecutions also asked the two agencies to examine allegations that two senior opposition officials gained illegal access to servers of the election commission as the poll results were being tallied.

Merkel heads for German poll win, AfD set to get first seats

Merkel heads for German poll win, AfD set to get first seats

Surveys suggest Angela Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU alliance has a double-digit lead over its nearest rivals, the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) led by Martin Schulz.

Three arrested for smuggling rhino horns at Thai airport

Three arrested for smuggling rhino horns at Thai airport

The suspects were the latest to be caught smuggling animal parts of an endangered species into Thailand, which is a common transit point for the blackmarket sale of wild flora and fauna.

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh's four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived refugees from Myanmar with phone plans while the ban is in force.

Car bomber hits Nato convoy in Afghanistan, civilians wounded

Car bomber hits Nato convoy in Afghanistan, civilians wounded

A Danish military spokesman said some civilians may have been killed but Afghan officials reported no fatalities. Security officials say five civilians had been wounded while the interior ministry put the figure at three.

Hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Hopes fade in Mexico City quake rescue operations

Foreign teams from Japan, the US and elsewhere were working with dogs and hi-tech gear to try to detect signs of life under the rubble.

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano

Officials announced the highest possible alert level on late on Friday following the increasing volcanic activities and urged people stay at least nine kilometres away from the crater.

New Zealand parties try to woo kingmaker after poll stalemate

New Zealand parties try to woo kingmaker after poll stalemate

Both of New Zealand's major political parties moved to open coalition negotiations with maverick MP Winston Peters on Sunday after the country's general election stalemate left him in the position of kingmaker.

Singaporean bodybuilder dies after Muay Thai match

Singaporean bodybuilder dies after Muay Thai match

A Singaporean bodybuilder has died after a celebrity Muay Thai fight against former Singapore Idol contestant Steven Lim in the city-state, local media reported.

N Korea, US ramp up tensions with fiery rhetoric

N Korea, US ramp up tensions with fiery rhetoric

Pyongyang threatens to detonate H-bomb in Pacific, tame Trump American heavy bombers fly furthest north of demilitarised zone in clear warning

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