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Mozambique woman gives birth in mango tree during floods

A woman gave birth in a mango tree while escaping floods in central Mozambique caused by Cyclone Idai. Single mother Amélia delivered her daughter, Sara, whilst clinging to the branches with her two-year-old son. The family was rescued two days later by neighbours, following storms that have killed more than …

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Billionaire dies during penis enlargement surgery

A billionaire diamond trader has died during penis enlargement surgery at a clinic on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Wealthy Ehud Arye Laniado was 65 when he died during the operation at a posh Parisian clinic. According to Le Soir, complications during surgery proved fatal for the Belgian-Israeli dual national and he …

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Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire leaves prison on bail

A veteran of the anti-Mugabe protest movement, Pastor Evan Mawarire, pledged to “continue with the struggle” after Zimbabwe authorities released him from jail on Wednesday. Zimbabwe is in turmoil after Mugabe’s successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, decided to hike up gas prices earlier this month, giving the impoverished Zimbabwe the most expensive gasoline in …

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Trump condemns wall talks in New York Times interview

US President Donald Trump has dismissed Robert Mueller’s investigation and ongoing talks about a proposed border wall in a New York Times interview. The president said negotiations in Congress about funding for a wall – the issue behind the recent government shutdown – were a “waste of time”. He also …

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Angola decriminalises homosexuality

Parliament in Angola has abolished a law widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexuality. The government has also prohibited discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation; anyone refusing to employ or provide services to individuals based on their sexual orientation may face up to two years in …

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