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  • Colombia's new president Iván Duque: Puppet or rock star? - BBC News

    "A jovial figure lending a fresh face to traditional conservative politics." That is one way Colombia's media have described Iván Duque, the man voters have chosen as their new president. But while the 41-year-old is seen as a breath of fresh air by ...

  • Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers in Kabul - Reuters UK

    KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control. People celebrate ceasefire in ...

  • Syria state media says US bombs Syrian positions but US issues denial - Reuters

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed “one of our military positions” in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area. The strike ...

  • Royal wedding 2018: Meghan's dad reveals tears over wedding - BBC News

    The Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle, has revealed his daughter cried when he told her he would not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry. He also expressed his disappointment at not walking her down the aisle. "I'm a footnote to the ...

  • Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row - Washington Post

    BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies were expected Monday to decide how far to push in a dispute with the German leader over migration, a conflict that has escalated into a threat to her government. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is ...

  • Yemeni civilians shelter in schools from air strikes in battle for major port - Reuters

    ADEN (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Iran-aligned Houthi fighters holed up in the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as civilians fled in search of shelter from the biggest battle of the war. Children stand ...

  • UK government is complicit in Israel war crimes against Palestine protesters, says British campaign group - The Independent

    The British government is “complicit in the violence” suffered by the Palestinians because it continues to support arms sales to Israel, a UK-based anti-poverty charity has said. Over 120 Palestinians have been killed and more than 3,800 injured by ...

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