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Yemen's Houthis say they struck power station in Saudi's Jizan province: Al Masirah TV (Wed, 19 Jun 2019)
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Wednesday that they struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's Al-Shuqaiq city, in Jizan province, with a cruise missile, the group's Al Masirah TV said.
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Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections (Wed, 19 Jun 2019)
Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30.
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Malawi president appoints Mwanamvekha as finance minister (Wed, 19 Jun 2019)
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has appointed minister of agriculture Joseph Mwanamvekha as finance minister in his new cabinet, the chief secretary to the government said on Wednesday.
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The Guardian

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead (Wed, 19 Jun 2019)
MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival Raab Follow the day’s political developments - live Full results of voting Rory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes since the last round, sparking MPs’ speculation that Boris Johnson’s operatives may have previously pushed fellow supporters to vote for the outsider to help eliminate his Brexiter rival Dominic Raab. Related: Rory Stewart knocked out of Tory leadership contest in third round - live news Continue reading...
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Emiliano Sala: man arrested over death of footballer (Wed, 19 Jun 2019)
Police investigating death of player in plane crash arrest man aged 64 from Yorkshire Detectives investigating the death of the Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, Dorset police have said. The Argentinian forward, who had signed for the Welsh club, died in a plane crash in January. Continue reading...
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Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show (Wed, 19 Jun 2019)
Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for water The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scientists have revealed. The accelerating losses indicate a “devastating” future for the region, upon which a billion people depend for regular water. The scientists combined declassified US spy satellite images from the mid-1970s with modern satellite data to create the first detailed, four-decade record of ice along the 2,000km (1,200-mile) mountain chain. Continue reading...
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