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Channel deaths: Kurdish woman, 24, trying to join fiance in UK is first identified victim of tragedy
The first victim of Wednesday's tragedy in the Channel has been named as Mariam Nouri Hamadameen, a 24-year-old Kurdish woman from northern Iraq.
Stephen Sondheim: Renowned composer who 'reinvented musicals' dies aged 91
Stephen Sondheim - the composer and lyricist behind some of the world's best-known musicals - has died aged 91.
Tigray conflict: Ethiopia PM pictured in fatigues as he joins army on frontline of battle against rebel fighters
Four days after the Ethiopian prime minister said on social media that he would personally direct the country's military at the front, a regional broadcaster has released pictures of Abiy Ahmed walking through the bush in army fatigues and speaking on a military radio.
South Africa grapples with new COVID variant that could be more transmissible and more resistant to vaccines
South Africa is racing to learn more about a new coronavirus variant that could be more transmissible and more resistant to vaccines.
Is new COVID variant in UK? Can it defeat vaccines? What we know so far about B.1.1.529 strain found in southern Africa
A new COVID variant first detected in South Africa is the "most worrying" yet, a leading health expert has said.
Channel deaths: Boris Johnson sets out five-point plan to address crossings following tragedy
Boris Johnson has offered to work with France to "move further and faster" in order to tackle small boat crossings and avoid a repeat of the "appalling tragedy" in the Channel that left 27 people dead.
Post-Brexit fishing rights row: Ports including Calais blocked by French fishermen
French ports - including Calais - have been blocked off by angry fishermen as the row over fishing rights escalates.
Tim Paine: Australia ex-captain to take 'leave of absence' from cricket after sexting scandal
Australia's Tim Paine is to take a leave of absence from all forms of cricket for "the foreseeable future" after a scandal over sexually explicit text messages.
Russia: At least 52 people - including six rescuers - killed after explosion in Siberian coal mine
At least 52 people have died after an explosion in a Siberian coal mine.
Criminals with 'advanced forging capabilities' selling valid vaccine certificates on dark web
Criminals with "advanced forging capabilities" are selling valid vaccine certificates on the dark web, according to new research, suggesting they may have compromised government systems.
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