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Two Killed in Gabon after Clashes with Police Overnight

Two Killed in Gabon after Clashes with Police Overnight

Hundreds of soldiers and police officers were deployed in Gabon's capital Libreville on Friday to keep order after two days of post-election riots that threatened the half-century grip President Ali Bongo's family has held on power. The parliament building's facade was blackened by fire and its windows were smashed. Bongo was declared the victor of a weekend poll by a razor-thin margin of just under 6,000 votes, though his main challenger, Jean Ping , said the vote was rigged.


People of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir are our own: MEA

People of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir are our own: MEA

Prime Minister Modi while addressing the nation on the occasion of 70th Independence Day said he was grateful to the Baloch people for reaching out to him. "The PM had been ruminating about the excesses committed there, so it was a natural remark", the official added, but said it was "premature" to tell whether India will now take up the issue of Balochistan human rights at the global stage.



Erdogan, Putin to meet during G20 Summit in China

The 11 students - some of whom were wearing official Eton school ties - were pictured shaking hands with Putin and sitting around a table with him in Moscow last week. The details of how the Eton College students managed to pull off this coup remains a mystery. The boys didn't appear to have signed any confidentiality agreements barring them from discussing the meeting - as they have been gushing about it since on social media.


Trump Returns with Hardline Position on Illegal Immigration

Trump Returns with Hardline Position on Illegal Immigration

He poured forth an hourlong harangue against all things alien, highlighting the lurid crimes of a handful of illegal immigrants as if to define the character of millions. "I was very clear - in private and in public - in stressing that in Mexico we feel offended and hurt by his pronouncements about Mexicans", Pena Nieto wrote in a piece in the newspaper El Universal on Thursday entitled "Why did I meet Donald Trump? ".



Guardiola urged me to stay at City and fight - Nasri

Prior to his exit, Nasri's future had been the subject of some debate, with Guardiola having claimed that the playmaker had returned to pre-season training " overweight ". "I am very excited and I hope to do my best". He said: "Last year was hard for me both on and off the field but the time I was injured helped me to step back and reflect".



USGS: Strong magnitude-7.1 quake off New Zealand coast

But the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center and the Chilean Navy said there was no danger of a tsunami on the Pacific coasts of the Americas. The tsunami warning was lifted for the Upper South Island. Sirens were sounding in Auckland, New Zealand. Residents of Tologa Bay were asked to evacuate after the 7.1 quake struck just 169km north-east of Gisborne.