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    World Ex-ZBC finance manager faces jail term over rentals – Bulawayo24 News

    FORMER Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation finance general manager Elliot Kasu and his wife, Patience are both set to be incarcerated after a local property firm filed for their civil imprisonment over a $21 720 rental debt. On June 13 this year, the property firm, Charter Properties (Pvt) Ltd’s...
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    World Varadkar praises journalists’ reporting of alleged data breach at INM - Telegraph news

    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has commended journalists at Independent News & Media for “not allowing their independence to be compromised” amid controversy over an alleged data breach. “Having independent news and media is a cornerstone of our democracy. It is, after all, the Fourth Estate,” said Mr...
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    World US and Russian nuclear arsenals set to be unchecked for first time since 1972 - The Guardian

    The US and Russian nuclear arsenals could soon be unconstrained by any binding arms control agreements for the first time since 1972, triggering an expensive and dangerous new arms race, a group of former officials and experts from the US, Europe and Russiahas warned. In a statement to be...
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    World Russian Elon Musk' raped and tortured to death in custody, say experts - Independent news

    A broken spine, signs of electric torture, asphyxiation, knife wounds and rape – these were just a few of the grim and unexpected findings of an official medical report into the death of a Russian inventor in pretrial custody. Valery Pshenichny, 56, was jailed in January after being accused of...
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    World Young girl raped and killed during wedding in India - Independent news

    A seven-year-old girl was raped and murdered during a wedding in India. A 23-year-old from the village of Etah was arrested after he was found lying drunk next to the victim’s body, police in the town of Kotwali Nagar in Uttar Pradesh, told The Independent. Click here to read more
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    World Russia clashes again with US and allies over Syria attacks - The Washington post

    Russia has clashed again with the United States and its Western allies over Syria, saying airstrikes on suspected chemical sites in the war-torn nation have set back any political negotiations to end the seven-year conflict. The U.S., France and Britain countered that recent events are an...
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    World Woman dies after nearly being sucked out of plane window as engine blows up - sky news

    A woman has died after being partially sucked out of a plane window when one of its engines blew up in mid-air. Mother-of-two Jennifer Riordan was a vice president of community relations for Wells Fargo bank and had been on a business trip. Click here to read more
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    World Former US First Lady, Barbara Bush is dead - Dailypost Ng

    Former First Lady of the United States of America, Barbara Bush, has died at the age of 92. This was announced in a statement by her husband and former President, George Bush Snr. Click here to read more