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Africa's top shots: 5-11 July 2019

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 9:34pm
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

France Télécom bullying trial sheds light on spate of suicides

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 9:32pm
Prosecutors want three executives to go to jail over the suicide of 19 France Télécom workers, in a test case.

Sudan’s livestream massacre

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 9:09pm
The story of the deadly violence in Khartoum on 3 June, told through those who filmed through it.

Texas woman shares home with mother's corpse for three years

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 8:49pm
US police believe the mother suffered a fall in 2016 and her daughter did not provide adequate care.

The coal mine that ate Hambacher forest

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 8:38pm
Much of Germany's power is still made by burning coal. Activists have occupied a forest in protest.

Sutopo: Indonesia mourns disaster spokesman and fake news warrior

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 8:37pm
Sutopo Nugroho was a trusted voice during natural disasters and a dedicated quasher of hoaxes.

Buteyko: Why Indonesia singer Andien sleeps with tape on her mouth

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 7:56pm
Indonesian singer Andien says she tapes her mouth, her husband's, and her toddler's every night.

Meet the woman risking her life to clear Colombia's minefields

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 7:17pm
Paola Sanchez is 24 years old and risks her life every day, finding and deactivating landmines after five decades of conflict in Colombia.

Jeremy Hunt pledges to reverse cuts to Navy amid Iran row

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 7:07pm
The Tory leadership candidate says tensions in the Gulf show the navy needs more warships.

US census 2020: Trump retreats on citizenship question

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:49pm
The Trump administration abandons attempts to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 US census.

Turbulence injures 35 on Air Canada flight to Sydney

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:34pm
A flight from Vancouver to Sydney hits a severe patch of turbulence and is diverted to Hawaii.

IS wife and her children must be repatriated, rules German court

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 5:17pm
It said the couple's children would suffer if they stayed in Syria, in Germany's first such ruling.

New Orleans braces for hurricane

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 5:04pm
The city has been hit by severe flooding and winds this week, and experts says tropical storm Barry is set to turn into a hurricane this weekend.

Families 'cheated of Boeing crash compensation'

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 5:00pm
Relatives of victims of 2018's Lion Air crash signed forms stopping them taking legal action, lawyers say.

How the 2019 coffee crisis might affect you

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 4:31pm
Farmers are struggling as coffee prices drop to historic lows, so why is the cost of a latte rising?

Threat level raised for UK ships in Iranian waters

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:33pm
The threat level was raised to the highest point before Iranian boats 'tried to intercept' a British tanker.

Philippines drugs war: UN votes to investigate killings

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:55am
The UN's top human rights body votes to examine reports of extrajudicial killings in the country.

'Russian meeting with Italy populists' investigated

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:07am
Media reports say the ruling party discussed an oil deal and Russian funding at a secret meeting.

US migrant gives emotional testimony about daughter's death

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:57am
Yazmin Juarez gives an emotional testimony about daughter's death after being held at US immigration detention centre.

US politician insists on chaperone for interview with female reporter

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:38am
Mississippi Republican Robert Foster rejects interview with unaccompanied female reporter.

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