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Greece starts clearing migrant camp

Greece starts clearing migrant camp

Greek police started moving migrants and refugees out of a sprawling tent camp on the sealed northern border with Macedonia where thousands have been stranded for months trying to get into western Europe.

Zuma appeals corruption charges ruling

Zuma appeals corruption charges ruling

South African President Jacob Zuma is appealing against a court ruling that corruption charges against him should be reinstated, his office said.

Obama ends Vietnam arms ban

Obama ends Vietnam arms ban

US President Barack Obama is set to lay out more of his plan for a stronger alliance with Vietnam, after scrapping an arms ban that was the last big hurdle between two countries drawn together by concern over China's military buildup.

Coke producer runs out of sugar

Coke producer runs out of sugar

The Venezuelan bottler of Coca-Cola has halted production of sugar-sweetened beverage due to a lack of sugar, a Coca-Cola Co spokeswoman says.

Everest under scrutiny as third climber dies

Everest under scrutiny as third climber dies

A 43-year-old Indian mountaineer has died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, in the third fatality on the world's tallest mountain in as many days since climbing resumed after last year's avalanche tragedy at Base Camp.

Sanders to get say on party platform

Sanders to get say on party platform

The Democratic Party says it will give United States presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year - a gesture that could ease tensions between his camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favouring rival Hillary Clinton.

Nth Korea envoy rejects Trump meeting

Nth Korea envoy rejects Trump meeting

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "kind of propaganda or advertisement" in his election race, a senior North Korean official says.

Italy rescues 2600 migrants in day

Italy rescues 2600 migrants in day

Italian vessels have helped rescue more than 2600 migrants from boats trying to reach Europe from North Africa in the last 24 hours, the coastguard said on Monday, indicating that numbers are rising as the weather warms up.

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