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At least nine killed in El Salvador stadium stampede

At least nine people have died after a stampede at a football stadium in El Salvador’s capital, San Salvador, officials have said. Police said seven men and two women were among the dead, with all the victims over the age of 18. The crush occurred during a match between local …

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Concerns in Kenya over President Ruto’s sudden weight loss

Kenyan President William Ruto says his visible weight loss is his deliberate effort to keep fit amid concerns by some Kenyans on social media over his health. Speaking during a televised media interview on Sunday, President Ruto explained he had added some weight during the campaign period in 2022. During …

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George Santos admits to theft in Brazil court

Republican congressman George Santos has admitted to theft and signed a deal with Brazilian authorities to drop the criminal charges in a 2008 case. As part of the deal, Mr Santos has been given 30 days to pay restitution and fines for the case to be dropped. He is still …

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Israel and Gaza militants in heaviest fighting for months

Israel says Palestinian militants in Gaza have fired more than 460 rockets at it, and that its military has hit over 130 militant targets in Gaza, in the heaviest fighting in nine months. Six people were killed and 45 injured in Gaza, local medics say. Several were hurt rushing to …

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