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Paralysed star athlete fulfills dream of going back to track

Tre Lawson, 17, was a track field athlete on his way to a promising career with several scholarships lined up to study at a university in the US because of his athletic prowess. But after a tragic accident two years...

Uganda hits back at Trump over U.S. tourist kidnapping

Uganda hit back at President Donald Trump on Wednesday, dismissing his warning that the assailants who kidnapped an American tourist last week must be brought to justice "before people will feel safe" visiting the East African nation. "We don't need...

South Africa reports farm outbreak of African swine fever – OIE

South Africa has detected an outbreak of African swine fever on a farm in North West province, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the South African agriculture ministry. The outbreak killed...

Albania: Armed robbery and deadly shootout at Tirana airport

Police in Albania are investigating after a gang of thieves broke into Tirana International Airport and grabbed bags of cash as they were about to be loaded onto a plane. As they tried to escape, police gave chase along back...

New York City declares health emergency amid measles outbreak in Brooklyn

New York City on Tuesday declared a public health emergency amid a measles outbreak in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn. Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city would require unvaccinated individuals living in certain areas in Williamsburg, Brooklyn,...

Antonio Candreva: Football star pays girl's school lunch fees after tuna-and-crackers meal

An Italian football star has offered to pay the lunch fees of a schoolgirl in Verona, whose story of being handed a substitute school lunch of tuna and crackers after her parents fell behind on payments has gone viral...

Romanian ex-president Iliescu faces crimes against humanity charges

Romania’s former President Ion Iliescu has been charged with crimes against humanity over his role in the revolution that brought down the country’s communist regime. The 89 year old former two time president was charged on Monday. 862 were killed in...

16 Saudis barred from U.S. for role in Khashoggi's murder

The State Department on Monday publicly barred 16 individuals from entering the U.S. for their roles in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "In cases where the Secretary of State has credible information that officials of foreign governments...

Massive police search on Romania's Black Sea coast after 130 kg of cocaine washes ashore

More than 130 kilograms of cocaine have washed on Romanian shores, prompting a massive police search operation that included helicopters and more than 300 officers on Romania's coast along the Black Sea on Sunday, police said. The search is unprecedented,...

Istanbul Airport – planned to be world's biggest – officially opens

Turkish Airlines completed a huge exercise to transfer operations to Istanbul’s brand new airport over the weekend. The move to the vast new transport hub - simply called Istanbul Airport - began early on Friday. If later planned phases of construction...

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