26 June 2017
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26/06/2017 14:57

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

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Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation.

26/06/2017 14:53

Britain's offer to EU nationals after Brexit

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Britain set out its offer on Monday to secure the rights of around 3.2 million European citizens living in the country after its exit from the European Union.

26/06/2017 14:53

S.Africa apartheid-era police custody death case opens

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A policeman who was with a South African anti-apartheid activist when he fell from a 10th-storey window in the 1970s could be questioned over the fatal incident, a new inquest into the death heard Monday.

26/06/2017 14:46

Heino Kuhn heads uncapped S. Africa trio for England Test series

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Heino Kuhn's two centuries on the South Africa A tour of England earned him a call-up on Monday to the senior squad for their upcoming four-Test series with England.

26/06/2017 14:42

Nine dead as 7 suicide bombers hit NE Nigeria

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Nine people have been killed in a string of suicide attacks in Maiduguri, a city in Nigeria's restive northeast where Boko Haram Islamists began a deadly insurgency in 2009, police said.

26/06/2017 14:28

Cyprus president hopes to clinch peace deal in Switzerland

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Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades said Monday he hopes to clinch a reunification deal laying out a new security blueprint for the divided island during a crunch summit in Switzerland this week.

26/06/2017 14:28

Iraq forces comb west Mosul after IS counter-attacks

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Iraqi forces launched a house-to-house search operation Monday in parts of west Mosul after a surprise attack by Islamic State group jihadists recently expelled from the area.

26/06/2017 14:25

Trump slams Obama, demands 'apology' over Russia probe

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US President Donald Trump on Monday demanded an apology over the Russia investigation rocking his presidency, as he kept up a days-long attack on Barack Obama for his handling of intelligence about election meddling by Moscow.

26/06/2017 14:19

Motorcycling star Max Biaggi out of intensive care

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Italian motorcycling star Max Biaggi has left intensive care in a Rome hospital two weeks after being admitted following a training accident, he revealed on Twitter.

26/06/2017 14:14

Recovered Angelique Kerber looking ahead to Wimbledon

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After dealing with injuries and a chronic lack of solid results, Angelique Kerber confirmed on Monday she finally feels fit again and keen to challenge at Eastbourne and Wimbledon.

26/06/2017 14:10

Buttler defends Morgan absence after Vaughan blast

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Jos Buttler has defended England white-ball captain Eoin Morgan's decision to leave himself out of the series-deciding third Twenty20 international against South Africa.

26/06/2017 14:04

Swede held by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 freed: Swedish govt

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A Swede held hostage by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 has been freed to head home, and is doing well although he is "overwhelmed" by his release, Sweden's foreign ministry said Monday.

26/06/2017 14:03

Nigeria's ill president sends recorded greetings from London

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has marked the end of Ramadan with an audio broadcast to the nation, the presidency said, his first public statement since going on medical leave in early May.

26/06/2017 13:54

Spain court orders exhumation of Dali's remains in paternity claim

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A Spanish court has ordered that the remains of Salvador Dali be exhumed after a woman who claims to be the daughter of the world-famous artist filed a paternity claim.

26/06/2017 13:49

J. K. Rowling marks 'wonderful' Harry Potter anniversary

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Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation.

26/06/2017 13:45

Dutch bank bonus caps scaring off Brexit business: bosses

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Tough rules capping annual bonuses for banking bosses may cost The Netherlands 17,000 jobs and a billion euros in lost revenues after Brexit, a Dutch employers organisation warned Monday.

26/06/2017 13:37

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one

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US President Donald Trump hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for a first face-to-face meeting, seeking to forge a chemistry that can add new fizz to a flourishing relationship between the world's two largest democracies.

26/06/2017 13:28

First female captain a real change of the guard in London

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Megan Couto on Monday became the first female officer to command the troops protecting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, as a Canadian battalion took over guard duties.

26/06/2017 13:24

Former Brazilian minister sentenced to 12 years prison

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A Brazilian court sentenced Antonio Palocci, an influential minister during the leftist governments of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff, to 12 years prison for corruption Monday.

26/06/2017 13:21

Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as new boss

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English Premier League side Crystal Palace on Monday appointed Dutch international Frank de Boer as their new manager

26/06/2017 13:17

Spain court orders exhumation of Dali's remains in paternity claim

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A Spanish court has ordered that the remains of Salvador Dali be exhumed after a woman who claims to be the daughter of the world-famous artist filed a paternity claim.

26/06/2017 13:14

Edi Rama: 'Artist' premier keen to lead Albania into Europe

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Albania's artist-turned-prime minister Edi Rama, who was heading for a second term on Monday, wants to transform his country from a poor Balkan state into a modern member of the European Union.

26/06/2017 13:14

UK's last governor demands China honour its word to HK

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The world is watching Hong Kong as a "test case" of whether Chinese promises mean anything, Britain's last governor said ahead of the 20th anniversary of his tearful departure from the city.

26/06/2017 12:58

Falling aircraft sales prompt dip in May US durable goods orders

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New orders for big-ticket US manufactured goods fell for the second month in a row in May, recording their biggest drop in six months, the Commerce Department reported Monday.

26/06/2017 12:45

Stray wallaby has small Dutch town hopping

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Dutch police are looking for the owner of a stray wallaby which made an unexpected appearance in a small town over the weekend, disrupting rail traffic before finally being lassoed by a local.

26/06/2017 12:36

Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne after Birmingham triumph

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Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne this week with an abdominal injury, the WTA reported on Monday.

26/06/2017 12:36

Italy hopes Venetian intervention draws line under banking woes

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Italy's move to wind up two failing Venetian banks will be costly for taxpayers but should bolster the stability of the country's troubled banking sector, experts said Monday.

26/06/2017 12:32

New museum boosts Paris claim to be modern art capital

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One of the world's biggest art collectors unveiled Monday his plans for a spectacular new museum in Paris, cementing the city's claim to be a modern art capital.

26/06/2017 12:20

Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite find

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Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the discovery of only the sixth meteorite found in recent history in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system.

26/06/2017 12:09

N. Ireland's DUP: A controversial partner for British PM May

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Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which struck a deal with the Conservatives on Monday aimed at keeping British Prime Minister Theresa May in power, has caused alarm in some circles over its incendiary views and virulent past.

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