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Oil tanker at centre of US power struggle departs Gibraltar

Oil tanker at centre of US power struggle departs GibraltarThe Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is now departing the British territory.

Trump confirms interest in buying Greenland in ‘large real estate deal’

Trump confirms interest in buying Greenland in ‘large real estate deal’Donald Trump has confirmed he is interested in buying Greenland, saying it would be “essentially a large real estate deal”.

Sole survivor of doomed boat says ships ‘ran away’ as migrants starved to death

Sole survivor of doomed boat says ships ‘ran away’ as migrants starved to deathThe sole survivor of a doomed attempt by 15 migrants to cross the Mediterranean and reach Europe has told how other boats sailed past him.

Stranded migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italy

Stranded migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach ItalyMigrants on a humanitarian ship off the Italian coast had to be chased down after they jumped into the sea in a desperate attempt to reach land.

Huge Hong Kong march is show of absolute defiance

Huge Hong Kong march is show of absolute defianceThis has been absolutely extraordinary.

French waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich’

French waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich’A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.

There is a palpable sense of shame in Hong Kong

There is a palpable sense of shame in Hong KongProtest movements over time, just as crowds do, ebb and swell – gathering momentum only to deflate again as if heaving a collective sigh.

Protesters gather in Hong Kong for anti-government rally

Protesters gather in Hong Kong for anti-government rallyTens of thousands of protesters gathered in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park and surrounding streets for an “extremely peaceful” anti-government rally.

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city’s bid to lead next moon mission

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city’s bid to lead next moon missionIt may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander.

Kim’s ‘great satisfaction’ over sixth missile test in three weeks

Kim’s ‘great satisfaction’ over sixth missile test in three weeksNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed “great satisfaction” over the “amazing success” of his country’s missile programme after another test on Friday, according to state run media.