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  1. Thousands of Peruvians say goodbye to ex-president following suicide

    Thousand of Peruvians said goodbye on Thursday in Lima to ex-president Alan Garcia -- who killed himself this week - in the second of three days of national mourning declared by President Martin Vizcarra.
  2. Protesters converge on Sudan defence ministry sit-in to demand civilian rule

    Huge crowds joined a sit-in protest outside Sudan's defence ministry on Thursday to demand that the country's transitional military council hand power to civilians.
  3. U.S. says supports transition in Sudan led by civilians

    The United States supports a democratic and peaceful transition in Sudan led by civilians who represent all Sudanese, the State Department said on Thursday, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands that the country's military hand over power to civilians.
  4. North Korea calls for Pompeo to be dropped from talks; tests tactical weapon

    North Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and that he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.
  5. Pakistan PM Khan appoints new finance ministry chief in major reshuffle

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan made a sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Thursday after only seven months in power and appointed Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as de facto finance minister to steer the country through worsening economic turmoil.
  6. Help each other, pope tells prisoners at foot washing rite

    Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prisoners on Thursday at a traditional service, telling them to shun any inmate hierarchy structure or law of the strongest and to help each other instead.
  7. Three world-class climbers presumed dead in Canadian avalanche

    Three renowned professional alpinists are missing and presumed dead after an avalanche in Canada's Rocky Mountains, Parks Canada said on Thursday.
  8. Putin ally to Ukraine's probable new leader: Do deal and get territory back

    Ukraine's new president could regain control over the separatist-controlled east of his country within months and get cheap gas and major investment from Russia if he does a deal with Moscow, the Kremlin's closest ally in Ukraine said.
  9. Explainer: How the EU will vote and why it matters

    A poll for the European Parliament showed that last-minute British participation in next month's elections to the European Union's legislature means eurosceptic groups will gain ground but pro-EU parties will keep a majority.
  10. Time-lapse shots of Notre-Dame spire may yield clues on blaze

    A time lapse camera installed just hours before Monday's devastating blaze at Notre-Dame de Paris may contain vital clues as to what caused the inferno, a French scaffolding company working at the cathedral said on Thursday.

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