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Two major US technology firms ‘tricked to pay $100m to man

A Lithuanian man has been charged with tricking two US technology firms into wiring him $100m (£80.3m) through an email ...

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Ukraine bars Russian singer Samoilova from Eurovision contest

Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant because she performed in Crimea, annexed by Moscow in 2014. Julia Samoilova was banned ...

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Police officer ‘stabbed at UK Parliament’

A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, Commons Leader David Lidington has said. ...

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India declares Ganges, Yamuna rivers as human entities

Two of India’s most iconic rivers, considered sacred by nearly a billion Hindus in the country, have been given the ...

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Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

Germany says it will deport two men born in the country but whose parents are foreign – the first such ...

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White farmer shoots black Zambian to ‘test’ his gun

Police in Choma District have arrested 54 year old Star Butchery owner Neil Kirk Patrick of Gamamwe Ranches for allegedly ...

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Boko Haram crisis: Cameroon ‘forcing Nigeria refugees home’

The UN refugee agency has criticised Cameroon for the forced return of hundreds of refugees to north-east Nigeria after they ...

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Flight ban on laptops ‘sparked by IS threat’

An aircraft cabin ban on large electronic devices was prompted by intelligence suggesting a terror threat to US-bound flights, says ...

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Ousted S Korean President Park Geun-hye faces prosecutors

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye is being questioned by prosecutors over a corruption scandal that brought her down. After ...

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Electronics banned on some US flights from Middle East

The US has announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on passenger flights from eight Muslim majority ...

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