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A court says the ex-president's recent pardon will not count in a case involving six dead farmers.
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The government wants the number to rise from 360 to 500 by 2023 but farmers are unhappy.
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Girls in north-eastern Nigeria manage to flee when the jihadists attack their school.
There are growing calls for gun control reform after 17 people died in a Florida school shooting.
A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.
Ex-football coach Barry Bennell is sentenced for 50 counts of child sexual abuse.
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The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
The dump is home to some of Mozambique's poorest people, who earn their living reselling rubbish.
Three policemen were hit and killed by a bus during a protest at a police station in Tehran.
A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.
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