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Madeleine McCann suspect probed over second missing child

The new suspect in the Madeleine McCann case is being investigated over the disappearance of a five-year-old girl in Germany. The 43-year-old German national, who...

Scores of school students and principal kidnapped in Cameroon

Armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon, a governor has said....

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls begin rehabilitation after Boko Haram ordeal

The 82 young women released by Boko Haram extremists earlier this month are joining those already freed in a special rehabilitation programme, Nigerian officials...

Nigerian schoolgirls to be reunited with parents three years after Boko Haram ordeal

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years held hostage by Boko Haram are being reunited with their families for the...

Police free Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law from Brazil kidnappers

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law, who had been kidnapped in Brazil for a ransom of £28 million, has been freed, according to police. Aparecida Schunck, 67, the...

Second kidnapped schoolgirl rescued in Nigeria – military

A second girl believed to be among those kidnapped by Islamic extremists from a school in Nigeria has been rescued, the military said. The girl...

Kidnapped son of ex-Pakistani PM heading home after Afghan rescue

The son of a former Pakistani prime minister who was freed from kidnappers in a dramatic military rescue in Afghanistan has been handed over...

Militants ‘plotted to kill Philippine president and kidnap boxer Manny Pacquiao’

The Philippine president has said Abu Sayyaf militants accused of beheading a Canadian hostage may have plotted to kill him and kidnap boxing star...

Madeleine McCann’s parents lose Lisbon libel case on appeal

An appeals court in Portugal has overturned the libel conviction of a former Portuguese detective who published a book alleging the parents of Madeleine...

Suicide bombers target home town of kidnapped Nigerian girls

Five female suicide bombers targeted the Chibok home town of Nigeria’s kidnapped schoolgirls, killing nine civilians and wounding 32, witnesses said. Soldiers are searching the...

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Indian PM lays foundation stone of new temple at razed mosque site

Hindus have rejoiced as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god Ram at the site...

Beirut explosion not an accident claims Trump

Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the city’s port sent shock waves...

Footage captures moment huge blast rocked Beirut injuring more than 2,500

A massive explosion has rocked central Beirut, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open over coronavirus concerns

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concerns over coronavirus. The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want to...

A billion students worldwide affected by Covid-19 lockdowns, UN says

The United Nations chief has said the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history. School closures in more than 160...
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