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Sierra Leone mudslide: At least 600 still missing in Freetown

At least 600 people are still missing following a mudslide and flooding that devastated parts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, ...

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Chinese troops head to Djibouti to set up first overseas military base

Ships carrying Chinese troops are heading to Djibouti to set up Beijing’s first overseas military base, reports state media.

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Mosul has been “liberated” from Islamic State – Iraq PM declares

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi has declared that the city of Mosul has been “liberated” from Islamic State.

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World’s ‘oldest’ hippo dies at 65

Bertha, believed to be the world’s oldest hippopotamus, has died aged 65, the Manila zoo said Monday, having beaten the ...

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Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai suicide attack

At least ten Egyptian soldiers including a colonel were killed in a suicide bomb attack on an army checkpoint in ...

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