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Brexit: France activates no-deal plan

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption France will spend millions of euros preparing ports and airports for a no-deal Brexit French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said a no-deal Brexit looks “less and less unlikely” and has launched a contingency plan to prepare for it. After the UK Parliament rejected the withdrawal agreement, Mr Philippe said […]

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Ahmed Hussein-Suale: Ghana journalist shot dead

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAhmed Hussein-Suale investigated corruption in Ghanaian football A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead while driving home, after a politician called for retribution against him. Unidentified men on motorbikes shot Ahmed Hussein-Suale three times in the capital Accra, local media reports say. He was a member […]

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Germany extends monitoring of far-right

Image copyright EPAImage caption AfD is led by Alice Weidel (L) and Alexander Gauland Germany’s domestic intelligence agency is to step up monitoring of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party for suspected extremism. But the BfV agency is not yet going as far as to use informants or phone taps in its nationwide watch […]

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Nairobi DusitD2 hotel attacked by suspected militants

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNairobi Dusit hotel attack: explosions, gunfire and rescue operation Suspected militants have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi. Gunfire and blasts were heard at the compound in the Westlands district of the Kenyan capital, which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices. The Somalia-based militant […]

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Trump denies he ever worked for Russia

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has denied working for Russia, pouring scorn on the latest reports to cast scrutiny on his relationship with Moscow. Addressing reporters at the White House as he left for Louisiana, he said: “I never worked for Russia.” He denied a Washington Post report that he had concealed […]