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North Korea to shut missile site – Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites, says the South's President...


Russia blames Israel after plane shot down

Russia has said Syria shot down one of its military planes - but laid the blame for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board with Israel.


Adoboli gets last-minute rescue

Kweku Adoboli, the banker convicted of the UK’s biggest fraud, has been given a last-minute reprieve from deportation as a judge...


Nigeria floods kill more than 100

More than 100 people have died in floods after Nigeria's two major rivers burst their banks, authorities say. The National...


Brazil 'seizes $16m from Obiang's entourage'

Brazilian officials have confiscated more than $16m (£12.2m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying the son...


South China battered by deadly storm

A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon...


Nigeria’s Fin. Min. Adeosun resigns over forgery claims

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, who said she stepped down...


Rwanda frees 2,000 people including opposition figure

Rwanda has pardoned more than 2,000 prisoners, including a top opposition figure. Victoire Ingabire, of the FDU-Inkingi...


Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm starts to lash Carolinas

Tens of thousands of homes are without power and sea water is sloshing through coastal streets as Hurricane Florence begins lashing...


Aung San Suu Kyi defends jailing of journalists

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists, despite international condemnation. She...