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Mohamed Ramadan: Egypt star in cockpit gets pilot banned for life

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mohamed Ramadan is no stranger to controversy in Egypt Egypt has banned a pilot for life for allowing celebrity…

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El Chapo: Mexican president says police ‘did right’ to free drug lord’s son

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionWatch clashes between Mexico’s security forces and drug cartel members Mexico’s president has defended freeing drug kingpin Joaquín…

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Catalonia protests and general strike paralyse Barcelona

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionTens of thousands joined a “Freedom March” A fifth day of protests and a general strike have brought…

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Lebanon scraps WhatsApp tax as protests rage

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands have taken to the streets over the handling of an economic crisis Protests raged for a second day in…

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Afghanistan violence: Dozens killed in mosque blast

Image copyright EPA At least 62 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a bomb exploded during Friday prayers at a mosque in…

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Nasa astronauts make all-women spacewalk

Image copyright NASA Image caption The astronauts getting suited up for the spacewalk Two Nasa astronauts are making the first all-female spacewalk. After suiting up,…

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Zhao Ziyang: Purged Chinese Communist reformer is buried

Image copyright AFP Image caption Zhao Ziyang, seen here talking with students in Beijing in May 1989 The ashes of reformist Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang,…

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Turkey Syria offensive: Trump likens conflict to playground fight

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Abominable: A DreamWorks movie, a map, and a huge regional row

Image caption Vietnamese media featured this photograph – showing the controversial dashed line – which was taken in the cinema Malaysian censors have ordered a…

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James Mattis mocks Donald Trump at gala dinner

Former US Defence Secretary James Mattis poked fun at Donald Trump as he spoke at a charity event in New York. His comments came a…

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