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Kenya elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies, aged 83

Kenya elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies, aged 83

Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick – famous for rearing orphaned baby elephants – dies of cancer.

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Report: Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe misled investigators

Report: Ex-FBI Deputy Director McCabe misled investigators

The watchdog report says Andrew McCabe “lacked candour” over his role in leaking details to US media.

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US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites

US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites

US, UK and France strike Syrian chemical weapons sites in biggest military action against President Assad so far.

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UK joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack

UK joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack

Prime Minister Theresa May said there was “no practicable alternative to the use of force”.

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Syria crisis: UN chief says Cold War is back

Syria crisis: UN chief says Cold War is back

At a bad-tempered meeting about Syria, Antonio Guterres warns of the dangers of escalation.

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Salisbury poisoning: Russia ‘targeted’ Yulia Skripal email

Salisbury poisoning: Russia ‘targeted’ Yulia Skripal email
The UK claims for the first time to have specific evidence the Russians were interested in the Skripals.

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Cliff Richard: BBC raid report ‘shocking and upsetting’

Cliff Richard: BBC raid report ‘shocking and upsetting’
High Court privacy case is told singer’s health suffered “mentally and physically”.

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Russia says Syrian ‘chemical attack’ was staged

Russia says Syrian ‘chemical attack’ was staged
Russia, Syria’s key military ally, warns the US that air strikes could risk starting a war.

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Jeremy Corbyn: May waiting for Trump instructions on Syria

Jeremy Corbyn: May waiting for Trump instructions on Syria

Labour leader speaks out after ministers agree chemical weapon use in Douma must not “go unchallenged”.

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Russia warns of ‘dangerous’ escalation over Syria

Russia warns of ‘dangerous’ escalation over Syria
Moscow says the “dangerous” situation could escalate if Western powers opt for a military response.

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