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13:28 26/11/2019
Botswana opposition challenges election result in court

The BDP was re-elected with 38 seats, but it faced a strong opposition challenge after former president Ian Khama fell out with President Mokgweetsi Masisi, his hand-picked successor, and backed The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) party.

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12:02 26/11/2019
Thieves grab priceless jewels in German museum heist

They forced their way into Dresden’s Gruenes Gewoelbe, or Green Vault Museum and got away with at least three sets of early 18th century jewellery, including diamonds and rubies, museum staff told reporters.

11:38 26/11/2019
EBay to sell ticketing unit StubHub for $4.05 billion

Elliott valued StubHub between $3.5 billion and $4.5 billion, while eBay Classifieds between $8 billion and $12 billion.

10:45 26/11/2019
Eighty-two-year-old woman beats up burglar who broke into her home

‘I’m alone and I’m old, but guess what – I’m tough,’ said Willie Murphy, who works out almost every day at the local YMCA.

10:27 26/11/2019
White House Christmas tree delivered

The Christmas tree came from Mahantongo Valley Farms in Pitman, Pennsylvania. Owner Larry Snyder won an annual contest held by the National Christmas Tree Association, earning the honor of gifting a tree from his farm to the White House.

10:00 26/11/2019
People of Venice protest over floods and cruise ships

Demonstrators chant ‘Venice resist’ amid anger over waves caused by ocean liners and flawed flood-proofing project.

19:47 25/11/2019
19:00 25/11/2019
Interpol seeks eight fugitives on day to end violence against women

French-based Interpol made the appeal to coincide with the United Nations-designated “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”.

18:38 25/11/2019
Black Friday darker for some retail stocks than others

At the other end of the divide, GAP (GPS.N), Victoria Secret-owner L Brands (LB.N) and department stores Macy’s (M.N) and Kohl’s (KSS.N) have slumped as those one-time mall powerhouses struggle to successfully revamp their products and locations and keep customers visiting.

18:16 25/11/2019
Egypt hails rare find of mummified lion cubs, cats and crocodiles

Khaled El-Enany, Egypt's minister of antiquities, said Saturday the find dated back to the seventh century BC and could fill "a museum by itself."

17:45 25/11/2019
17:24 25/11/2019
Huge haul of treasure stolen in German castle vault heist

Several criminals gained access to the Green Vault in Dresden Castle on Monday, according to Roland Woeller, a local politician. He said the perpetrators had stolen artifacts of "immeasurable value."

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17:09
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16:03
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15:59
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15:39
China's Kingold shares tank on report of fake gold bars
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14:56
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14:47
Armenian parliament asks Constitutional Court to postpone July 7 hearing on Article 300.1 legality
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14:03
EU calls on Moscow to investigate reported vote irregularities
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13:45
Serzh Sargsyan congratulates poet Razmik Davoyan on 80th birthday
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13:30
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13:09
Armenian politician to opposition MP: ‘Keep going’
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12:38
French PM Édouard Philippe, his government resign
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12:30
Fire hits military unit in Armenian town
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