Trump reverses migrant separation policy

Trump reverses migrant separation policy

US President Donald Trump has bowed to public pressure and signed an executive order promising to “keep families together” in migrant detentions. Mr Trump reversed his own policy amid international fury over the separation of undocumented parents and children. He

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Sex-for-grades scandal: Nigerian professor sacked

Sex-for-grades scandal: Nigerian professor sacked

A Nigerian university has sacked a professor who was caught on tape allegedly demanding sex from a female student in exchange for upgrading marks. Accounting professor Richard Akindele was fired by Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in southwest Nigeria after an

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Senegal, Japan fans praised for cleaning up stadium after World Cup match

Senegal, Japan fans praised for cleaning up stadium after World Cup match

There were jubilant scenes among Senegal fans on Tuesday after their side secured a 2-1 victory over Poland in their World Cup opener, in the process becoming the first African team to win at this year’s tournament in Russia. But while supporters could have been forgiven for

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Rwandan politician’s assets auctioned

Rwandan politician’s assets auctioned

Rwandan authorities have auctioned off assets from the family business of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame. Diane Rwigara was barred from running in last year’s election, and was later arrested on accusations of forgery and inciting insurrection. The

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa queues for fried chicken in election stunt

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa queues for fried chicken in election stunt

Zimbabweans have largely dismissed a move by president Emmerson Mnangagwa to queue along with ordinary citizens to buy fried chicken over the weekend, with just a little over a month to the election. State media had sought to highlight the

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Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online

Fake five-star reviews being bought and sold online

Fake online reviews are being openly traded on the internet, a BBC investigation has found. BBC 5 live Investigates was able to buy a false, five-star recommendation placed on one of the world’s leading review websites, Trustpilot. It also uncovered

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Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said the 10% tariffs would come into effect if China “refuses to change its practices”. The

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Conservative newcomer Iván Duque wins Colombia’s presidential election

Conservative newcomer Iván Duque wins Colombia’s presidential election

Conservative political newcomer Iván Duque has been elected president of Colombia. At a victory rally in the capital Bogotá, he pledged to unite the country following a divisive campaign. But he said he wants to see changes to the historic

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Hyundai recalls over 2,300 defective cars in China

Hyundai recalls over 2,300 defective cars in China

Hyundai has started to recall over 2,300 imported cars in China due to a defective door control, according to the General Administration of Customs (GAC). The recall, which started on Friday, involves 2,339 Kia Carnival minivans manufactured between March 19,

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Classy Ronaldo spoils Spanish party in 3-3 World Cup cliffhanger

Classy Ronaldo spoils Spanish party in 3-3 World Cup cliffhanger

Christiano Ronaldo broke his goal duck against Spain, scoring a hat-trick in an extraordinary World Cup Group B game which ended 3-3. Spain appeared to have shrugged off a tumultuous backroom crisis and were cruising to a 3-2 victory until

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