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    57 dead in Portugal forest fires

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:27am on June 18, 2017

    Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 39 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in...

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    May admits failings as death toll hits 58

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:33am on June 18, 2017

    A fire that engulfed a London tower block this week killed at least 58 people, police said on Saturday, as prime minister Theresa May admitted...

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    Protests grow over London fire

    BBC | Updated at 09:45am on June 17, 2017

    Protests were held in London as residents demanded support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire...

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    Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on June 17, 2017

    Former chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany's 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died...

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    PM leaves for London en route home

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Stockholm | Updated at 01:06am on June 17, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left here for London on Friday en route home after wrapping up her three-day bilateral official visit to Sweden at the...

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    Death toll hits 30, dozens missing

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    At least 30 people have been confirmed killed and dozens more are feared dead in the London tower block fire, police said on Friday, as...

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    Russia claims it has killed IS leader Baghdadi

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:50pm on June 16, 2017

    Russia claimed on Friday that it killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike on a meeting of IS leaders just outside...

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    Deadly tower blaze highlights London’s rich-poor divide

    Reuters | Updated at 11:27am on June 16, 2017

    Within a short walk from the social housing block in west London where 17 people - and perhaps many more - died in a devastating...

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    Theresa May orders full public inquiry into building inferno

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:30pm on June 15, 2017

    British prime minister Theresa May on Thursday ordered a public inquiry into the devastating London tower block fire which left at least 17 people dead...

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    DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

    Reuters . Dublin | Updated at 12:51am on June 15, 2017

    The leader of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party has returned home after talks with British prime minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in London but other...

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