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    Hundreds protest as Senegal awaits new election date

    Hundreds of Senegalese demonstrated in Dakar on Saturday both for and against President Macky Sall with the country mired in political crisis following his postponement of this month's presidential election.That has left the Senegalese people in the dark as to when they will be able to vote and created a political clamour for the elections to take place soon.

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    G7 pledges more Russia sanctions after virtual talks on Ukraine

    The G7 countries pledged support for Ukraine and new sanctions on Russia after a virtual meeting Saturday on the second anniversary of Moscow's invasion.Zelensky used the meeting to plead for more support for his embattled military forces.

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    Navalny's body given to his mother, his team says

    The body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed to his mother more than a week after he died in an Arctic prison colony, his team said on Saturday."Alexei's body was handed over to his mother," a spokesperson for Navalny's team, Kira Yarmysh said on X, formerly Twitter.

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    Argentine provinces threaten oil supply cuts in dispute with Milei

    Argentina's main petroleum-producing provinces have threatened to cut supplies to the rest of the country over funding reductions ordered by President Javier Milei.Economy Minister Luis Caputo argued on X, the former Twitter, that the cut was necessary to collect on unpaid debt from Chubut to the federal government -- and that 10 other provinces also owe money.

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    Haley lashes out at Trump over 'disgusting' Black voter comments

    US Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley on Saturday lashed out at rival Donald Trump for making what she called "disgusting" comments about Black Americans.That's the chaos that comes with Donald Trump," Haley said at a polling station in her home state.

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    Famine fears deepen in besieged Gaza

    Concern deepened Saturday over the growing humanitarian crisis in the war-torn Gaza Strip, with aid agencies warning of unprecedented levels of desperation and looming famine.  The World Food Programme said this week its teams reported "unprecedented levels of desperation" while the United Nations warned that 2.2 million people were on the brink of famine.

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    Valencia falls silent to recall housing block fire victims

    Hundreds of people observed five minutes of silence in the Mediterranean port city of Valencia on Saturday to honour the 10 victims of a huge fire that ripped through a residential high-rise two days earlier. By Friday evening, rescuers had found nine bodies, but discovered another on Saturday morning, officials said as the city observed three days of mourning over the tragedy. 

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