Sweden acquits Syrian man of ‘terror crime’ after attack on Shiite cultural centre

The man, a Sunni Muslim, was charged after allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at the centre in Malmö, starting a fire

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After three months without internet, Cameroon reconnects English areas

This followed protests and social-media campaigns against the dominance of the French language in English-speaking areas’ courts and schools

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French PM accuses Le Pen of ‘exploiting’ Paris attack which killed a policeman

Bernard Cazeneuve accuses the anti-immigration candidate of taking advantage of the tragedy, and Trump tweets the attack will have a ‘big effect’ on the ...

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Danone drops as analysts fume over non-standard reporting practice

Danone is to include its $10bn takeover of WhiteWave in its like-for-like sales figures for 2017, which some say obscures performance and does Danone ‘no ...

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Attack on police in Paris puts early end to French campaigning

All candidates canceled events for Friday, with one saying they won’t cede to ‘panic’; in tight election, France is ‘in for profound’ political and economic ...

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US defence secretary: Syria has dispersed its warplanes in recent days

John Mattis says US strike damaged or destroyed about 20% of Syrian military’s operational aircraft; the US believes Syria still has chemical weapons

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Suspect in Borussia Dortmund bomb attack had bet against the German club’s shares

Motive appears to be greed, not terrorism, say prosecutors, after arresting a man who had taken out 15,000 put options on the club’s stock

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Britain must settle EU divorce proceedings in euros

EU officials say Brexit could cost €60bn, London, puts the it closer to €20bn, but the divorce settlement must ensure workers’ family members are also protected

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Experts says MH370 wreck ‘mostly likely’ lies north of the search zone

A vast underwater hunt for the Malaysia Airlines jet off Australia’s west coast was halted in January when no trace was found of the aircraft

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Mugabe’s ruling party fractures as Zimbabwean opposition unites

With livestock used as collateral for bank loans and a ‘zombie currency’, opposition forces in Zimbabwe are finally amassing to oust the 93-year-old Mugabe

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Germany’s private sector growth slows in April

However, factory activity remains high, suggesting Europe’s biggest economy is likely to carry its upswing into the second quarter

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The US will not relent it its effort to end terrorism, says Mike Pence

US vice-president says the attack in central Paris is the latest reminder terrorism can strike anywhere at anytime

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Malawi cracks down on food smugglers seeking more profit

Soldiers are sealing the country’s borders as much-needed maize is smuggled to neighbouring countries where it fetches far higher prices

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Nigerian finance minister says country needs to tap its nonoil revenues

Nigeria plans to get out of recession by boosting government revenues, cracking down on corruption and investing in infrastructure

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UN tool uses satellite data to help save water and improve crop yields

WaPOR, an open-access database, enables easy monitoring of water-use to motivate for improvements in irrigation and food production

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Venezuelan opposition vows to intensify protests, despite deaths

A 17-year-old boy and a woman died after being shot on Wednesday during massive protests, and a soldier outside Caracas was said to have been killed

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