Heavy rain expected to help control California fire

Close to 1,000 are now still missing after California’s deadliest wildfire

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Imran Khan hits back after Trump’s ‘tirade’ against Pakistan

US president tells Fox News Islamabad has done nothing for Washington

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DRC frees activists who claim ‘inhuman’ conditions in prison

The lawyer for the 17 pro-democracy activists accused of ‘disturbing the peace’ said they had to see a doctor because of the lack of hygiene in detention

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Dozens arrested at Indian temple battleground

Hindu radicals and gender activists face off over court order to allow women

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Ghana’s new state-owned bank has some tricky terms for investors

Consolidated Bank Ghana picked up the pieces when five banks failed — but now it needs some favours in return

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Judge to weigh temporary halt to Trump’s asylum order

Civil rights groups say Trump order barring asylum violates US law

9 hours ago
Benjamin Netanyahu avoids Israeli snap polls for now

The Israeli prime minister has refused to give the high-profile defence post to Naftali Bennett, one of his main political rivals, despite the coalition crisis

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Greece’s plan C to free banks from debt mountain

As banking shares continue their downward slide, Greece looks to Cyprus for a new solution

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French fuel depots targeted as ‘yellow vest’ protesters persist

Nationwide protests over fuel price hikes continue in France

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Kenya bans Marie Stopes from offering abortions

Almost 500,000 abortions were conducted in Kenya in 2012 — mostly in backstreet clinics — with one in four women and girls suffering complications

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Nigeria’s Abubakar promises to boost oil investment, cut subsidies if elected

Opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar releases manifesto and sets out plans to stop President Muhammadu Buhari securing a second term in 2019

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Russia accuses Kremlin critic of ordering lawyer’s murder

Browder has pushed for US sanctions to expose corruption by Russian officials under Magnitsky Act

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EU ministers agree terms of ‘painful’ Brexit divorce

European ministers signed off Britain’s draft divorce deal on Monday as they launched a “painful” final week of negotiations on future cross-Channel ties.

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Ethiopia’s antigraft drive denounced as ethnic witch-hunt

Arrests of 60 military officers seen as attack on ethnic Tigrayans

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Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist US economic war

Iran will not yield to US pressure, says President Rouhani

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Beijing no longer wants to be world’s trash can

Recyclers will have to find somewhere else to send their rubbish as China clamps down even harder on waste imports

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Published by Tiso Blackstar and distributed with the Financial Mail on the last Thursday of every month except December and January.