Former Peru president commits suicide ahead of arrest

Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital and were held back by a line […]

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Minister killed in Somali attack

Al-Shabab militants in Somalia have attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 11 people. Deputy labour minister Saqar Ibrahim Abdala and several policemen were amongst those killed, officials said. The militants first staged a suicide car bomb attack and then stormed into the ministry offices. Al-Shabab has continued to mount regular […]

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Mum ‘dressed in lingerie to defile son, 4

A mother has been arrested after she allegedly filmed herself sexually abusing her son and streaming it online for paedophiles. The woman, 26, was taken into custody in Ukraine after allegedly trying to sell footage for £85 online. In total she received £2,500 for around 30 videos, police have revealed in the city of Vinnytsia. […]

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Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit ‘betrayal’, anti-Semitism

Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain’s main opposition party had been “hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left”.

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