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Man sets himself on fire near White House

A man lit himself on fire near the White House on Wednesday afternoon — and he was caught on video appearing to calmly stroll through...


Seven dead after boat capsizes in Budapest

At least seven people have died and 19 are missing after a boat capsized on the Danube river in Hungary's capital Budapest, state media...


Huawei: US blacklist will harm billions of consumers

A US move to put Huawei on a trade blacklist "sets a dangerous precedent" that will harm billions of consumers, the firm's top legal...


Child among three dead in Japan knife attack

A knife-wielding man has attacked a group of schoolchildren waiting for a bus in the Japanese city of Kawasaki near Tokyo.


B. Faso: 4 killed in attack on Sunday mass

Four people have been killed at a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso - the latest in a series of attacks the government blames...


Trump downplays North Korea missile test

US President Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about recent North Korean missile tests, appearing to contradict his own national...


Theresa May announces her resignation

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader,...


India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory, party says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India’s general election, his foreign minister...


Gabon president sacks Veep, Forestry Minister over timber smuggling

Gabon’s Vice President and Minister of State for Forests and the Environment have been relieved of their posts by presidential decree...


Shoe giants urge Trump to end tariffs

Some of the world's biggest footwear firms are urging Donald Trump to end the US trade war with China, warning of a "catastrophic"...