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Venezuela crisis: Opposition supporters host nationwide rallies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSaturday's protests are intended to ramp up pressure on President Nicolás Maduro to resignSupporters of Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó are gathering for nationwide demonstrations.Saturday's protests are intended to ramp up pressure on President Nicolás Maduro to step down and call a snap presidential election. Mr…
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Egypt mummies: New tombs found in Minya

Image copyright AFP Fifty mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era (305-30BC) have been found by Egyptian archaeologists, the antiquities ministry says.The mummies, of which 12 were children, were found in four burial chambers 9m (30ft) deep in the Tuna El-Gebel site in Minya, south of the capital Cairo.Some were wrapped in linen, others were…
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US stops all aid to Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption A Palestinian man carries sacks of flour supplied by the UN in Gaza City The US has confirmed it stopped all aid to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, in a step linked to new anti-terrorism legislation.More than $60m (£46m) in annual funds for the Palestinian security…
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Detroit police officer demoted over 'black girl magic' Snapchat post

Image copyright Facebook/ Detroit Police Image caption Detroit Police Chief James Craig said he was "angry" about the officer's actions A Detroit policeman has been demoted after posting a "racially insensitive" Snapchat video of him mocking a black woman he pulled over in a traffic stop.Officer Gary Steele stopped Ariel Moore, 23, on Tuesday after…
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Holocaust survivor Harry Bibring dies after giving educational talk

Image copyright HET Images Image caption Harry Bibbing came to Britain as a child during the Holocaust and gave talks for more than 20 years Holocaust survivor and educational speaker Harry Bibring has died just a day after giving a talk.Mr Bibring, 93, had worked as a Holocaust educator for more than 20 years during…
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Brazil dam: Startling pictures of Brumadinho collapse

Image copyright TV Bandeirantes Image caption The trail of destruction caused by the collapse spreads over an area equivalent to more than 100 football pitches Dramatic pictures have emerged of the collapse of a dam in southern Brazil at an iron ore mine which left more than 300 people dead or missing.The images, obtained by…