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LAST_UPDATEMon, 19 Feb 2018 6pm

Tom Daley Announces Baby News With Husband

British Olympic diver Tom Daley has announced he is having a baby with his husband, US film director Dustin Lance Black.

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South Africa: ANC Prepares Zuma No Confidence Vote

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party will table a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma in parliament on Thursday, following the president's refusal to resign.

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Erdogan Slams US ‘Support For Kurdish YPG Fighters'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed the US' support for Kurdish YPG fighters in northern Syria, warning that Washington's move to fund the group will impact Ankara's future decisions towards its NATO ally.

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Zuma Refuses To Quit, Calls ANC Ousting Moves ‘Unfair'

Durban, South Africa - Embattled Jacob Zuma has hit back at calls to step down as South Africa's president, saying the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has not given him an adequate reason why he should leave office.

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World Chess Body Accounts Closed Over President's Syria Sanctions

The World Chess Federation (Fide) says its Swiss bank accounts have been closed after its president was accused of facilitating transactions on behalf of the Syrian government.

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Truck Packed With Migrants Crashes In Libya, Killing At Least 19

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A truck packed with African migrants crashed near the Libyan town of Bani Walid on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and nearly 80 injured, officials said.

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Hungary Submits Anti-Immigration 'Stop Soros' Bill To Parliament

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary’s nationalist government introduced legislation that would empower the interior minister to ban non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that support migration and pose a “national security risk”.

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Boris Johnson: Brexit Is A Reason For Hope Not Fear

Boris Johnson is to attempt to reassure voters who are angry and alienated by Brexit that the UK's split from the EU is a cause for "hope not fear".

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Israel PM Netanyahu Defiant In Face Of Bribery Allegations

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hit back after police said he should be charged over alleged bribery cases.

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India's Sitharaman Warns Pakistan After Jammu Attack

New Delhi, India - India has warned Pakistan that it "will pay" for its "misadventure" in Indian-administered Kashmir in the wake of a deadly attack on an army camp in Jammu city.

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