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Gurtel Corruption Case: Spanish Ruling Party 🔨 Officials Found Guilty

The former treasurer of Spain's governing People's Party has been given a 33-year jail sentence over one of the country's biggest corruption scandals. The High Court in Madrid convicted Luis Barcenas of receiving bribes, money laundering and tax crimes.

The case centred on a secret campaign fund the conservative People's …

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Rush to Buy 👀 Trump-kim Coin After Summit Cancellation❗

The Trump-Kim summit isn't happening - but has that only added to the allure of special coins made to commemorate the event?

Confusingly, there are in fact two commemorative coins doing the rounds.

The focus of most of the attention is the coin created by the White House Communications Agency (WHCA …

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Cyclone 🌧 Hits Yemeni Island 🇾🇪 Socotra, 19 Missing

Cyclone Mekunu roared over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea on Thursday sending torrents of water rushing down streets and sinking at least two ships. Nineteen people were reported missing in the powerful storm.

Meteorologists expected the "very severe" cyclone to strike Oman on Saturday near Salalah …

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Cabinet Asks Israeli Defence 💪 Force to Withdraw from Gaza Strip 😱

South Africa's Cabinet called on the Israeli Defence Force to withdraw from the Gaza strip and bring to an end "the violent and destructive" incursions into Palestinian territories.

Presenting the outcomes of Wednesday's Cabinet meeting to the media on Thursday, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said: "Cabinet condemned in the strongest …

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Prince William to visit Israel and Palestinian territories

The Duke of Cambridge is to visit Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan in the summer. His five-day trip will begin in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on Sunday 24 June and end in Jerusalem. He will also visit the Jordanian city of Jerash, Tel Aviv in Israel and the …

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Record US fentanyl bust 'enough to kill 26 million people'

Nearly 120lbs (54kg) of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic painkiller, has been seized by police in Nebraska - one of the largest busts in US history. The drugs, seized last month, could kill over 26 million people, according to estimates by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Police found the fentanyl in …

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Brazil reaches deal with hauliers to suspend fuel strike

The Brazilian government has reached a deal with haulage companies to suspend protests over high diesel prices. The protests will be halted for 15 days, the government announced, as it promised to scrap fuel taxes and use subsidies to maintain a 10% reduction in pump prices announced on Wednesday. Hauliers …

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😎Morgan Freeman Apologises 🙏 After Sex Harassment😨 Claims

US film star Morgan Freeman has apologised following allegations of sexual misconduct made by eight women and several other people.

"Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy," he said in a statement.

He …

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Trump's Legal Team Discussed 👀 January Interview with Mueller❗

President Donald Trump's lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller discussed a potential January 27, 2018, interview of the President before talks between the two sides stalled, sources briefed on the discussions told CNN.

The President's legal team discussed the logistics of holding the multi-hour interview session at Camp David, the …

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North Korea 🇰🇵 says it's still willing to meet with Trump❗

North Korea says US President Donald Trump's decision to cancel next month's summit with leader Kim Jong Un runs counter to the global community's wishes for peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Kim Kye Gwan, a top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry, said Pyongyang was still willing to meet with …

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Boko Haram Crisis: Amnesty Accuses 😱 Nigeria Troops of Rape❗

Nigerian soldiers have raped women and girls who fled the insurgency by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International has said.

"These false reports, which are capable of derailing the good work being done by our patriotic and selfless soldiers, must stop," the military said in a statement.

Amnesty said …

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