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Hungary: Thousands march in anti-Orban demo in Budapest

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some 100,000 people are said to have attended Saturday’s protests in Budapest Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated in Budapest against the re-elected right-wing government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Opponents of Mr Orban flooded the capital on Saturday to protest at what …

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Chibok girls: Many abductees dead, says journalist

Image copyright AFP Image caption 112 of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted in 2014 are still missing A Nigerian journalist with links to the Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed only 15 out of the 112 missing Chibok girls are still alive. Ahmad Salkida said he had negotiated …

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Winnie Mandela: Soweto send-off for anti-apartheid fighter

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWinnie Madikizela-Mandela’s casket was draped in the national flag Large crowds gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Thousands of mourners crowded into a stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, where the campaigner was given a high-level …

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Syria air strikes: Were they legal?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMissiles are launched from a ship in an unknown location and French Rafale jets take off The justifications put forward by the US, UK and France for the air strikes in Syria have focused on the need to maintain the international prohibition …

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Syria air strikes: Trump hails 'perfect' mission

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMoment cruise missiles were launched from a French naval ship US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as “perfectly executed”, adding: “Mission Accomplished”. The US, UK and France bombed three government sites, targeting what they said were …

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Polls and Facebook at odds over Ireland abortion vote

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Campaigners seeking to overturn Ireland’s constitutional amendment limiting abortion have the upper hand in the polls, but the story is different on Facebook While opinion polls show a comfortable lead for the pro-choice side in an upcoming referendum on abortion in Ireland, one survey …

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Good bacteria: Why I put my poo in the post

“Good bacteria” – what are they, will they make me healthy and how do I get some? To find out I took the unusual , and rather disgusting, step of donating my poo to science. Microbes live on, and in, all of us and they even outnumber our own human …

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What Winnie Madikizela-Mandela meant to me

As Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is laid to rest, South Africans share how the anti-apartheid campaigner changed their lives – some in very personal ways. Nolwazi Duma “Winnie Mandela meant a lot to me, she was an inspiration to the nation and the whole of Africa. She put a mark on how …

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US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS prepared to “sustain” strikes until Syrian regime stops using chemical agents – Trump The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites. The strikes are in response to …

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