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The man believed to be al Qaeda’s second-in-command has been killed, Afghan security forces have said. Abu Muhsin al-Masri was on the FBI’s most wanted list and was charged with conspiracy to kill US nationals. He was killed in a special operation in Ghazni province in eastern Afghanistan, the country’s national directorate of security said
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Police in Ireland have searched a suspected illicit pub, or “shebeen”, on suspicion of breaching coronavirus measures. The property near Athy in County Kildare was targeted by Gardai officers on Friday evening. The force had launched an investigation after they became aware of the premises, and the fact people were congregating in a breach of
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Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19. His spokesperson Blazej Spychalski tweeted that the conservative leader received the result after taking a test on Friday. Mr Spychalski says the president feels well and will be in quarantine. Image: Polish president Andrzej Duda with US president Donald Trump Mr Duda’s diagnosis follows a sharp
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The steaks were high in the European Parliament as it decided meatless and plant-based products can still be called sausages, burgers and other words traditionally associated with meat. During votes on issues relating to agricultural products, politicians decided that so-called veggie burgers, soy steaks, and vegan sausages can be sold as such in restaurants and
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