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Crisis-hit university students ordered to leave UK

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David Turner

Nigerian students have been thrown off university courses and ordered to leave the UK after a currency crisis left them struggling to ...

Ireland, Spain and Norway recognizing a Palestinian state

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David Turner

Norway, Ireland and Spain said Wednesday they are recognizing a Palestinian state in a historic move that drew condemnation from Israel and ...

Saipem secures $3.7bn Angola contracts with TotalEnergies

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David Turner

Italian company Saipem has secured three contracts valued at $3.7bn (€3.41bn) from TotalEnergies’ subsidiary for work on the Kaminho project offshore Angola. ...

Crowds gather ahead of Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi’s funeral

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David Turner

Image source, Getty Images Article information Author, Matt Murphy Role, BBC News Reporting from London 10 minutes ago Large crowds have started ...

South Africa in eight charts ahead of crucial vote

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David Turner

South Africa, one of the continent’s richest and most influential countries, goes to the polls on 29 May amid concerns about unemployment, ...

Howler monkeys are dropping dead from the trees in Mexico in brutal heat wave

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David Turner

MEXICO CITY (AP) — It’s so hot in Mexico that howler monkeys are falling dead from the trees. At least 138 of ...

Australia and New Zealand evacuate scores of their citizens from New Caledonia

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David Turner

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian military had flown 115 passengers in two flights from the restive French Pacific territory of New ...

Mount Fuji: Japanese town overrun with tourists puts up view-blocking barrier

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David Turner

CNN  —  The Japanese town of Fujikawaguchiko has erected a giant black net to block views of Mount Fuji, a reaction to ...

Tech giants agree to AI development ‘kill switch’ for unsafe models

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David Turner

A group of leading technology companies, including OpenAI, Amazon and Microsoft, have agreed to a set of commitments to ensure the safe ...

Pentagon says none of the aid unloaded from US pier off coast of Gaza has been delivered to broader Palestinian population

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David Turner

US Army Central/Reuters A truck carries humanitarian aid across Trident Pier, a temporary pier to deliver aid, off the Gaza Strip, amid ...