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Gaza's deadliest day of violence in years

Dozens of Palestinians have been killed and thousands wounded by Israeli troops, Palestinian officials say, on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war. The violence came as the US opened its embassy in Jerusalem, a move that has infuriated Palestinians.

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Lois Lane actress Margot Kidder dies aged 69

Image copyright AFP Image caption A Montana funeral home says the actress died at her home on Sunday Actress Margot Kidder, best known for her role as Lois Lane in Superman, has died aged 69. A funeral home in Livingston, Montana, where the actress lived, said Kidder died at her …

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DR Congo: Why tourists go to Virunga National Park

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mountain gorillas are one of Virunga’s main attractions One of Africa’s most stunning parks – Virunga in the Democratic Republic of Congo – has suffered a major blow following the killing of a ranger, and the abduction of two British tourists, who were later …

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Does LeBron James really have a photographic memory?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fans of US basketball are suggesting the sport’s king LeBron James may have a memory as mighty as his biceps LeBron James is widely cited as the best basketball player in the world. He certainly has the fattest bank balance, earning $86.2m (£66.79m) in …

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Rich families 'avoid' child abuse probe

Image caption Goldsmith’s University found wealthy households used social contacts to “opt out” of the child protection system Rich families are using “privilege” to disrupt or avoid child abuse investigations, a report has found. Goldsmith’s University found wealthy households were effectively “opting out” of the child protection system. Social workers …

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Boarding school 'sorry' for 'blacked up' slave photo

Image copyright Google Image caption The Oratory School says it condemns racist imagery and has apologised A boarding school has apologised after a group of boys “blacked up” and dressed as slaves for a photograph. Sixth-formers at the Oratory School in Oxfordshire, wore the make-up and costumes for their leaving …

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Iraq election: Prime minister trails rivals

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Moqtada al-Sadr’s supporters took to the streets of Baghdad early on Monday The bloc led by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is trailing in third place in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, according to partial results. With more than half of votes counted, a nationalist alliance between Shia …

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India MP Shashi Tharoor charged over wife's death

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sunanda Pushkar (left) and Shashi Tharoor (right) were married in 2010 Indian MP and former UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor has been charged with aiding his wife’s suicide in 2014. Sunanda Pushkar’s death was initially treated as suicide, but police later said she had been …

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