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NASA says the docking system of the Soyuz spacecraft failed to properly lock onto its target on the ISS

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African government in the next few weeks will publish a paper outlining how it plans to put troubled state power utility Eskom on a path to long-term stability, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Saturday.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia's parliament has approved an electoral and political parties draft bill, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported on Saturday, paving the way for national elections next year.

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Chinese police say they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong

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Police clashed with demonstrators and used tear gas to disperse crowds outside a police station Saturday as pro-democracy rallies show no signs of letup

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - South African authorities have impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier, the Tanzanian government said.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African government in the next few weeks will publish a paper outlining how it plans to put troubled state power utility Eskom on a path to long-term stability, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Saturday.

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According to experts, South Korea’s decision to terminate agreement with Japan could compromise its own defense against potential North Korean aggression

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In burgeoning underworld of online fraud, LA-based Nigerian nationals Velentine Iro and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe were known by pseudonyms ‘Iro Enterprises’ and ‘Chris Kudon’

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GENEVA (Reuters) - Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's government has offered to raise public sector wages by 76%, the umbrella group for public sector unions said on Friday, up from an initial offer of a 10% hike that the unions had rejected.

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Two years ago, Myanmar's army drew international condemnation for driving more than 750,000 Muslim Rohingya into neighboring Bangladesh. This week the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments announced the beginning of a voluntary repatriation plan for many, however not a single person volunteered to go back.

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Will Russia join next year's G-7 summit? The question is being considered after U.S. President Donald Trump raised the idea ahead of the group's annual summit this week in France. The group voted to suspend Moscow's membership in 2014 after it annexed Crimea, which Russia continues to hold.

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President Donald Trump has abandoned his fight with Congress over slashing $4 billion in foreign aid and will allow the appropriated funds to be spent. But the State Department says it agreed with the White House to "redirect all funding that does not directly support our priorities.

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US president tells US companies to seek alternatives to China as trade war escalates

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Another 84 buildings between the communities of Willow and Talkeetna, about 70 miles north of the state's largest city, also have been destroyed

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Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, a stronghold of Islamic State's Khursan branch, was hit with more than a dozen bomb blasts recently, wounding more than 120 people, including 30 children. Among those children was Basharyar, who fled Afghanistan with his family years ago to neighboring Pakistan.

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Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump

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The comedian plans to host a special pop-up party and benefit concert in Dayton for those affected by the recent mass shooting

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About the size of a golf ball, the rock rolled about a meter thanks to the thrusters of the InSight spacecraft during landing

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Some demonstrators again plan to target the airport

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Meet South Africa's medieval martial arts enthusiasts, who duel with swords and armour.

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Ghana is encouraging African Americans to relocate to the country, which was at the heart of the slave trade.

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The president uses his Twitter account for ‘all manner of official purposes,’ the court said

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Japan's government first reported the launch Friday; South Korea's military confirmed the news, saying Pyongyang had fired two unknown projectiles from South Hamgyong province into the sea off its eastern coast

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