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UK general election: Conservatives launch ‘fake’ manifesto website for rivals Labour

The UK's Conservative Party has been accused of a cheap trick after launching labourmanifesto.co.uk to attack Labour's election programme. The site was registered on Monday and was updated on Thursday...

Sydney smoke: Australia fires send haze over Sydney and Adelaide

Smoke from Australia's bushfire crisis has blanketed major cities of Sydney and Adelaide. In Sydney, locals woke up to smoke which appeared worse than a fire-driven haze that was seen...

French police warn of fake bank notes in circulation

French police say they have seen an increase in the circulation of fake bank notes, warning the public to be vigilant. The fake euro notes are film props, and while...

‘Israel braced for third elections in a year’

Israel could be braced for fresh elections unless former Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) chief of staff Benny Gantz can pull together a governing coalition by midnight on Tuesday. Gantz’s Blue...

Son of highly respected former German president stabbed to death

The son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker was stabbed to death while he was giving a lecture at a hospital in Berlin where he worked as a...

UK-bound cargo ferry returns to Netherlands after 25 migrants found onboard

At least 25 migrants have been found stowed away in a UK-bound ferry on Tuesday, Dutch police said. The migrants were discovered aboard the Britannia Seaways cargo ferry after it...

Kenyan students launch #CampusMeToo campaign

University students in the Kenyan capital Nairobi have launched a campaign to end sexual harassment in the country's higher learning institutions. A recent survey in Nairobi by the campaign group...

French bridge collapses near Toulouse, killing girl, 15

A 15-year-old girl has been killed and several other people are believed missing after a suspension bridge collapsed in south-western France. Several vehicles fell into the River Tarn north of...

Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong as unrest escalates

Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong for the coming weeks, an industry scheduling publication showed, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt...

Prince Andrew ‘categorically’ denies sex claims

The Duke of York has "categorically" denied having any sexual contact with an American woman, who says she was forced to have sex with him aged 17. Answering questions about...

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Africa

Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he was indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu...

ECA, Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from November 26...

World

Belgrade orders probe into ‘Russia-Serbia cash handover’ video

Belgrade has launched a probe after a video emerged purporting to show a Russian diplomat or intelligence officer handover a wad of cash to...

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at airports. Instead it got him arrested. In a case...