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Yemeni refugees flee to South Korean holiday island of Jeju

Hundreds of Yemeni refugees have arrived on the resort island of Jeju, off mainland South Korea.

Yemeni refugees flee to South Korean holiday island of Jeju

Hundreds of Yemeni refugees have arrived on the resort island of Jeju, off mainland South Korea.

The transgender acid attack survivor running for parliament

Nayyab Ali is one of four transgender women standing in Pakistan's general elections on 25 July.

Were occult practices behind India's 'house of mass hangings'?

Neighbours say they had no suspicion that anything was wrong at the house where 11 relatives died.

Nairobi National Park railway 'threatens Kenyan wildlife'

Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.

Africa's week in pictures: 13-19 July 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week.

Maria Butina: Russian gun activist at heart of US Kremlin row

Maria Butina, a Russian pro-gun activist with ties to a Russian banker and former senator, has been held in the USA pending trial on conspiracy charges.

Trump Administration Wants to Scrap Some Species Protection

The Trump administration wants to scrap automatic federal protection for threatened plants and animals, a move that would anger environmentalists but please industry. A proposal unveiled Thursday would no longer grant threatened species the same instant protection given to endangered species. It would also limit what can be declared a critical habitat for such plants and animals. Officials with the Interior Department and Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that they wanted to… Read Full Article

UK PM to say Brexit plan will deliver for NI

During her Belfast visit Theresa May is expected to say a plan agreed at Chequers will work for NI.

Watchdog: EPA Must Bolster Oversight After Flint Water Crisis

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. The EPA's Office of Inspector General said in a report released Thursday that slow response from the agency exposed residents to lead-tainted water for far too long. Flint's water was tainted for at least 18 months after the city switched its water supply from the Detroit water system to the Flint River as a cost-cutting measure. The… Read Full Article