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Israel-Palestinian conflict: Kushner says peace can bring prosperity

Media captionJared Kushner tells Palestinians President Trump has not given up on them Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, has set out an...

Rhino release: Epic journey to freedom in Rwanda

Five zoo-born eastern black rhinos have been transported from Europe to Africa. The three females and two male rhinos, aged between two and nine years old, came from...

‘Climate apartheid’ between rich and poor looms, UN expert warns

Image copyright EPA Image caption A house burns in the upmarket Paradise Pines neighbourhood of California in November A UN expert has warned of a possible...

Muslim women defy ban to swim in burkinis at French pool

Image copyright Citizen Alliance of Grenoble Image caption “Operation burkini” was launched by a group of Muslim and non-Muslim women in Grenoble Muslim...

Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader killed’

Image copyright YOUTUBE/ALEM GENA TUBE Image caption The renegade general was released from prison last year The suspected ringleader of Saturday’s failed coup...

Islamic State captives ‘must be tried or freed’, says UN’s Bachelet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Al-Hol camp in north-eastern Syria is home to thousands of IS family members The UN says tens of thousands of Islamic State...

Czech Republic protests: Andrej Babis urged to quit as PM

Media captionMassive protest against Czech Republic’s PM Hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Prague demanding that PM Andrej Babis...

Ethiopia army chief shot dead in ‘coup bid’ attacks

Media captionPM’s spokeswoman gives details of army chief’s assassination The chief of staff of the Ethiopian army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead by...

Istanbul mayoral re-run: Erdogan’s ruling AKP set to lose

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ekrem Imamoglu hailed the result as a “new beginning” for the city Turkey’s ruling party is set to lose control...

Russia suspends Georgia flights after violent clashes

Media captionRiot police blocked crowds storming parliament on Thursday night President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned Georgian airlines from flying to Russia...