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Croydon to become home to UK’s second tallest skyscraper

Croydon could soon be home to the UK’s second tallest building after plans to build a 68-storey skyscraper were given the go-ahead. London Mayor Sadiq Khan recently signed off plans to build One Lansdowne Road, a complex containing the 944ft tower along with a slightly smaller 41 storey building. Work …

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Shocking Photos of Africans held captive and sold as slaves in Libya

Earlier today, there was a story about Africans who are being held captive and sold as slaves in Libya . A South African has taken to Twitter to raise awareness about the modern day slavery taking place in Libya, of which South Africans have fallen victim. Nigerians, South Africans, and …

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Robert Mugabe To Get $10Million ‘Golden Goodbye’ Payoff And Immunity For His Family

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe will get a ‘Golden goodbye’ payoff of at least $10 million, including legal immunity for himself, his family and a salary paid for life. The former dictator reportedly struck the deal as part of his resignation last week, after governing the …

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Russian strikes kill 34 civilians in Syria

Russian air strikes on Sunday killed 34 civilians, among them 15 children, in a village held by the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit the village of Al-Shafah, on the eastern bank of …

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Meet the first Down syndrome woman to compete in Miss Minnesota USA pageant

Mikayla Holmgren made history Sunday night at the Ames Center in Burnsville when she became the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. Organizers of Miss Minnesota beauty pageant described Holmgren, as a “trailblazer” for becoming the first person of such to contest for …

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Egyptian peacekeeper killed in CAR

The UN says suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian UN peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic, CAR. The UN said in a statement that the attack, which was carried out by anti-balaka militants, occurred in Gambo, about 100 km (60 miles) from the …

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