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Mourning and joy for Egypt's Christians as Pope visits

Cairo - Egypt's Christians are still mourning fellow members of the Coptic Orthodox community murdered this month by jihadists, but there is also joy ahead of Pope Francis's visit this weekend.

Pope to boost Muslim ties on security-tight Egypt trip

Vatican City - Pope Francis heads to Egypt Friday to bolster relations with Muslims and show solidarity with the largest Christian community in the Middle East following devastating attacks.

Heavily armed gang steals millions in stunning Paraguay heist

Asunci - Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions of dollars in southeastern Paraguay on Monday, leaving a policeman dead in what officials called the "robbery of the century.

Islamic romance novels set hearts aflutter in Bangladesh

Dhaka - Kasem bin Abubakar was told nobody would buy his chaste romance novels about devout young Muslims finding love within the strict moral confines of Bangladeshi society.

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier: media

Bejing - China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of projecting power onto the high seas.

Media 'never under so much threat', says watchdog

Paris - Press freedom has never been as threatened as it is now, in the "new post-truth era of fake news" after the election of US President Donald Trump, Reporters Without Borders warned Wednesday.

UN council to vote on re-launching Western Sahara talks

New York - The UN Security Council is expected to vote Thursday on a draft resolution backing a UN bid to re-start talks on settling the decades-old Western Sahara conflict, diplomats said.

IS terrorises Mosul civilians as Iraq forces advance

Mosul - Iraqi forces advanced in west Mosul Tuesday, closing in on the Old City where jihadists executed civilians in a desperate bid to prevent an exodus and hold on to their stronghold.

Mozambique battles illegal logging to save tropical forests

Pemba - A squad of Mozambican forest rangers made their first arrest just minutes after arriving at a checkpoint near the northern port city of Pemba.

U.S.-led air strikes killing families in Tabaqa, Syria

U.S.-led air strikes targeting Islamic State fighters in Tabaqa, Syria are killing groups of civilians fleeing or sheltering from fierce fighting between IS militants and U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces rebels, media and monitor groups report.

US sends stealth fighters to Russia's backyard for NATO drills

- Two of the US Air Force's most advanced warplanes, F-35 stealth fighters, landed for the first time in Estonia on Tuesday for exercises in the small NATO state amid tensions with neighbouring Russia.

Massacre in Brazilian farmland highlights brutal struggle

Rio De Janeiro - The nine men were lowered into the reddish earth they once sweated over, but the burial of their mutilated bodies didn't lay to rest a brutal power struggle in Brazil's agricultural heartland.

US missile defence equipment reaches S.Korea site

Seoul - US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday, amid heightened tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions.

Death toll in Turkish raids on Syria Kurds hits 28: monitor

Birut - The toll in Turkish air raids on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria rose to 28 killed, a monitor said Wednesday, a day after Ankara said it had targeted "terrorist havens" near its border.

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier: media

Bejing - China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of projecting power onto the high seas.

Trump looks to lift protections on America's vast nature preserves

Washington - After moving to unstitch climate change rules, US President Donald Trump is turning his sights on America's vast nature preserves, with a view to possibly lifting federal protections brought in over the past two decades.

Polanski victim lashes out at US prosecutors

Los Angeles - The woman raped by filmmaker Roman Polanski in 1977 when she was a teen lashed out at prosecutors in the case on Tuesday, accusing them of seeking to further their careers rather than resolve the matter.

Colombia's ELN rebels free two hostages: Red Cross

Estanzuela - Colombia's last active rebel group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), freed two hostages after more than a month in captivity, the Red Cross said, a boost to ongoing peace talks.

Meet the Trumps: the White House family business

New York - Donald Trump spent his life running a family firm and the White House is no exception: the first 100 days have given his adult children an unprecedented role even if the first lady lives in the shadows.
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