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Two killed in Madagascar concert blast ANTANANARIVO

Two people were killed and dozens injured by an explosion during an Independence Day concert in Madagascar’s capital late on Sunday, police said. President Hery Rajaonarimampianina called the blast an “unacceptable terrorist act”, when he visited the 72 people wounded …

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Spain votes in parliamentary election

Spaniards voted on Sunday in a parliamentary election in which the anti-austerity party Podemos is expected to make big gains, potentially delivering a fresh jolt to Europe’s political mainstream after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The last election, …

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UK opposition leaders urges calm response

LONDON (AP) —   British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says Britain must react “calmly and rationally” to the divisive EU referendum campaign.   Corbyn, whose Labour Party backed a vote to stay in the bloc, says the areas that voted …

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Million sign petition for new EU referendum

A petition calling for a second referendum on UK’s membership of the EU has gained more than one million signatures following the vote to leave. The petition will be considered by Parliament as it has passed the required 100,000 threshold. …

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Brexit vote shocks British sports stars

England football great Gary Lineker led a host of sports stars expressing their anger at Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union on Friday, AFPreports. On a practical level there was confusion over what the EU exit would mean for …

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U.S. imposes targetted sanctions on Congo officials

The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on a senior police official in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday for his role in what it described as the violent suppression of opposition to President Joseph Kabila’s government. Kabila is ineligible …

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British PM David Cameron says he will resign

Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday he will resign after Britons voted to leave the EU in defiance of his warnings of economic pain. Cameron promised to try to “steady the ship” over the next months but said a new …

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