Wikileaks founder freed after five years in prison

Wikileaks said its founder had left a UK prison after striking a deal to plead guilty to US criminal charges.
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LGBT troops on Ukraine's front line fight homophobia at home

Gay marriage is illegal in Ukraine. Activists hope the LGBT troops at the front can change minds.
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China space probe returns with rare Moon rocks

The Chang'e-6 has landed after collecting the first ever samples from the far side of the Moon.
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Bangladesh's deadliest executioner dies

The 74-year-old hanged several high-profile figures during his time in prison for murder.
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Wikileaks' document dumps that shook world

Since 2006, Wikileaks has published thousands of classified documents and emails.
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US couple 'walked for hours' before dying in Hajj heat

The two pilgrims' daughter says a tour agency they used had failed to provide basic necessities.
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Netanyahu: Israeli forces will move to Lebanon border as Rafah winds down

Israel’s PM says the end of the Gaza war's "intense phase” will allow forces to confront Hezbollah.
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Age anxiety hangs over first Biden-Trump debate

On Thursday, the current president, 81, and his Republican predecessor, 78, will face off in Georgia.
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Millions of children going hungry in Sudan - Unicef

The head of the UN children’s agency says Sudan is one of the worst places in the world for children.
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Eight killed in deadly fire at Moscow office building

State media reported that one man was rescued from the blaze and is being treated at a hospital.
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Russia pins Dagestan attack on Ukraine, ignoring religious tensions

Despite years of Islamist attacks in Dagestan, Moscow wants to blame external actors for Sunday's attack.
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Afghanistan qualify for first World Cup semi-final

Afghanistan qualify for the semi-finals of a World Cup for the first time in their history after beating Bangladesh in a low-scoring classic in St Vincent.
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World's biggest music labels sue over AI copyright

Sony, Universal and Warner claim AI software steals music to "spit out" similar work.
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Exploding batteries spark deadly S Korea factory fire

At least 22 people have been confirmed dead while eight others were injured, local authorities say.
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Florence elects first woman mayor

Sara Funaro's victory is the latest win for centre-left parties in Italy.
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Protests flare up in New Caledonia as France detains activists

A town hall and police station are set alight after France detains pro-independence figures.
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US Supreme Court to hear transgender care case

Plaintiffs claim the state law prohibits transgender people from accessing care available to other adolescents.
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Sailors head home months after Baltimore bridge crash

Some will remain in the city to assist an investigation into the deadly collision.
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Pirates of the Caribbean actor killed in shark attack

Tamayo Perry was surfing when the attack happened in Hawaii on Sunday afternoon.
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Kelce makes surprise appearance during Swift show

Kelce joined Swift on stage as a dancer for I Can Do It With a Broken Heart.
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Leila de Lima cleared of all criminal charges

The former senator and justice minister was arrested in 2017 and spent more than six years in prison.
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Rapper Julio Foolio shot dead in Florida, lawyer says

The musician was celebrating his 26th birthday when he was "ambushed" in a car park, a representative says.
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Apple in breach of law on App Store, says EU

It is the first time a company has been found to be in breach of the Digital Markets Act (DMA).
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Deadly crush at rally as Rwanda election campaign starts

One person is killed and dozens injured as President Paul Kagame launches his re-election campaign.
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Malian singer detained in Italy in child custody row

Rokia Traoré has been involved in a long-running dispute with her ex-partner over custody of their child.
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Criminal charges recommended against Boeing

The US Department of Justice has until 7 July to make a final decision on whether to prosecute the firm.
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Missing hiker survives by drinking water gathered in boot

A California man was found by a rescue team after going missing for 10 days in the wilderness.
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Moment China's lunar probe lands back on Earth

The probe returned with the first ever samples from the Moon's unexplored far side.
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Watch: Julian Assange freed and starts journey home

The WikiLeaks founder is due to return to Australia, after signing a US deal that will see him plead guilty to criminal charges and go free.
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Stella Assange says release is a 'whirlwind of emotions'

Speaking to Today's Mishal Husain, Stella Assange discusses her husband, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's release.
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Firefighters battle deadly fire in Moscow office building

At least eight people have died in the large office building fire in Fryazino, near Moscow.
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Floods break through US dam causing major damage

A dam in Minnesota fails from heavy flooding prompting evacuations
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How German podcast tracked down fugitive militant after 30 years

Daniela Klette had been on the run for more than 30 years, before her arrest in Berlin this year.
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Moldova takes difficult step on path to joining EU

The EU is embarking on years of talks aimed at bringing in the two countries as new members.
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Taiwan's gay politicians have broken ground - but their battle isn't over

Huang Jie made history as Taiwan's first gay MP, but she and others say more needs to be done.
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Heat warning for US hikers amid rescues and deaths

Several heat-related deaths have been recorded this year, amid scorching temperatures across the country.
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French far-right 'ready' to rule and fight immigration

Six days before France votes, the National Rally leader says he is the only credible alternative.
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How islanders are saving their Indian Ocean coral reef

Conservationists have found a way to restore a reef off one of Zanzibar's islands.
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Champagne, caffeine and chaos: Fashion week descends on Paris

Louis Vuitton, Dior, Hermes, Rick Owens, Loewe, Kenzo and Dries Van Noten all introduce new collections in Paris.
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Huge Saudi construction projects 'might get scaled down'

Funding concerns are expected to see Saudi Arabia reduce its giant building schemes.
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How exam scandals threaten the future of India's young people

Paper leaks have plunged India's exams into chaos, jeopardising the careers of millions of aspirants.
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A year after mutiny, Kremlin controls Wagner remnants

Moscow has effectively replaced the mercenary group's influence in Africa and Ukraine, experts say.
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Seventeen: The K-pop band about to make history at UK festival

They're the biggest-selling act in the world, and they're about to play the Pyramid Stage.
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