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Jeffrey Epstein death ruled ‘suicide by hanging’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Epstein was awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges when he was found dead in his cell Jeffrey’s Epstein’s death in a Manhattan jail cell has officially been ruled a suicide by hanging, according to the New York medical examiner. The well-connected financier, 66, was found dead on Saturday while awaiting federal trial […]

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Zimbabwe protests: Opposition MDC backs down after police ban

Image copyright EPAImage caption Police dispersed protesters who came out before the opposition suspended the gathering Zimbabwe’s main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute, after failing to overturn a police ban. However, some protesters who had already gathered in the city were violently dispersed by police. […]

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North Korea snubs peace talks with South Korea over war drills

Image copyright ReutersImage caption North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has complained about South Korea’s “ridiculous” military exercises with the US North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision “completely the fault of South Korea’s actions”. It issued a statement in response to a speech by South Korea President Moon Jae-in […]