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Dozens killed in Gaza after new evacuation order


Khan Yunis (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – The health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza says that an Israeli operation in the main southern city of Khan Yunis killed 70 people and wounded more than 200, after Israel warned its forces would “forcefully operate” in the area.

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Giraffe translocation brings peace to Kenyan communities


Eldoret (Kenya) (AFP) – Kenyan rangers move quickly but carefully as they handle the giraffe that’s just been darted by a veterinarian on a farm in Sergoit, in western Kenya, the first stage of an operation to move it hundreds of kilometres away.

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Could Kamala Harris be the next US President?


Jacksonville (AFP) – Vice President Kamala Harris — who is the first female, Black and South Asian vice president in US history — received the endorsement from President Joe Biden after he dropped out of the 2024 presidential race over health concerns and has won the crucial backing of Democratic heavyweight Nancy Pelosi, to lead the party against Donald Trump in November.

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Six people killed in Croatia nursing home shooting: police


Daruvar (Croatia) (AFP) – Croatian national police chief Nikola Milina confirms that six people were killed in a shooting at a nursery home in a small town in country’s east. The victims include five residents of the home and one employee, with police arresting the gunmen shortly after. According to media reports, the perpetrator’s mother was among those killed.

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Bangladesh court winds back job quotas after deadly protests


Dhaka (AFP) – Bangladesh’s top court has pared back contentious civil service hiring rules but failed to mollify university student leaders, whose demonstrations against the scheme sparked nationwide clashes that have killed at least 150 people.

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