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Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for 'coup links'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many journalists have been targeted in Turkey’s post-coup crackdown A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came as another Turkish court decided to release German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has …

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Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRussians used ‘information warfare’ against the US election process Thirteen Russians have been charged with interfering in the US 2016 election, in a major development in the FBI investigation. Three of those named have been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud …

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DR Congo troops killed 'in Virunga park' by Rwandan army

Image copyright AFP Image caption Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo remains deeply unstable At least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army, the military in DR Congo says. Gen Bruno Mandevu said the clash had occurred in the Virunga National Park, on Congolese territory – a claim …

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New York ex-teacher and twin arrested for bomb-making

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (l) said there was no imminent threat to the city New York police have arrested a former teacher and his twin brother after stockpiles of explosive materials were found at their home. Christian Toro, 27, is accused of …

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India woman held for 'posing' as groom for a dowry

Image caption Krishna Sen (left) married her first wife (centre) in 2014 Police in India have arrested a woman who allegedly posed as a man and duped two women into marriage for dowry. Krishna Sen was arrested on Wednesday in the northern state of Uttarakhand for demanding dowry, which is …

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

Image copyright AFP Image caption The couple were married in August 2015 at a secret ceremony in Los Angeles Hollywood couple Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating after two years of marriage. The pair, who reportedly met on the set of comedy film Wanderlust, said the mutual decision was …

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