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Venezuela crisis: US planes carrying aid arrive in Colombia

Image copyright AFP Image caption The first of several US military transport planes carrying humanitarian aid arrived in Cucuta on the Colombian border with Venezuela US military planes carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela have arrived in the Colombian border town of Cucuta. The aid is being stockpiled at the request …

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US ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked over abuse claims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Multiple allegations against Theodore McCarrick have emerged A former Roman Catholic cardinal has been defrocked after historic sexual abuse allegations. Theodore McCarrick is the most senior Catholic figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern times. US Church officials said allegations he had sexually …

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US former cardinal McCarrick defrocked over abuse allegations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Multiple allegations against Theodore McCarrick have emerged A former Roman Catholic cardinal has been defrocked after historic sexual abuse allegations. Theodore McCarrick is the most high-profile Catholic figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern times. US Church officials said allegations he had sexually …

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Nigeria election 2019: Poll halted in last-minute drama

Media captionElectoral commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu announced the move Nigeria has delayed its presidential and parliamentary elections for a week, in a dramatic night-time move. The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election …

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Nigeria election 2019: Vote delayed on polling day

Media captionElectoral commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu announced the move Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer …

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Nigeria elections postponed for a week

Nigeria’s electoral watchdog has delayed the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections for a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission made the announcement just hours before the polls were due to open. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for …

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Aurora shooting: Five dead in Illinois workplace attack

Media captionAerial footage of the shooting scene in Aurora Five people were killed and several others injured when a gunman opened fire at an industrial park in the US state of Illinois, police there say. The gunman was also killed, a police spokeswoman said. She added that the five officers …

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