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Turkey election: Erdogan leads in early results

Image copyright AFP Image caption Casting his vote, Mr Erdogan said Turkey was going through “a democratic revolution” Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ahead in the presidential election with a fifth of votes counted, state media report. Mr Erdogan has 59%, and his closest rival, Muharrem Ince, is on 27%. If Mr Erdogan wins more […]

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Ukraine Roma camp attack leaves one dead

One person has been killed in an attack on a Roma camp in Ukraine late on Saturday night. A masked group armed with batons and other weapons targeted the camp on the outskirts of the western city of Lviv, according to local police. Seven people have been arrested. A 24-year-old man died of stab wounds, […]

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Germany building explosion injures 25

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The blast tore through the building shortly before midnight on Saturday German police say 25 people have been injured, four severely, in an explosion that destroyed a several-story building in the western city of Wuppertal. The explosion tore through the building shortly before midnight, police said, leaving parts of […]

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Nicaragua protests: Baby killed in Managua clashes

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Karina Navarrete stands next to the coffin of her baby son, Teiler Lorio Navarrete, who was killed amid clashes At least four people, including a baby, have been killed in the Nicaraguan capital after security forces opened fire on protesters, activists say. So-called “combined forces” launched an attack on a […]

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What impact has Donald Trump had on illegal immigration?

Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump recently ended a practice that separated children from families illegally crossing the border. But more generally, what effects have his policies had on illegal immigration in the United States? “We’re going to build the wall. We have no choice.” Then-candidate Donald Trump promised at a rally in California […]

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Kenya's 'contaminated sugar' row: What we know

Image copyright Kenya National Police Service Image caption Police posted pictures of the seized sugar sacks on social media There is confusion in Kenya after the country’s interior minister said that harmful levels of mercury had been discovered in sugar consignments seized in police raids last week. He has since been contradicted by top government […]

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Europe migrants: Can the EU reach a new deal?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Italy is the main destination for migrants rescued from overloaded boats off Libya Most of the EU’s leaders will meet on Sunday to tackle the complex dispute over undocumented migrants. The hastily arranged informal talks in Brussels come ahead of a 28-29 June EU summit, expected to focus on […]