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The full moon rises behind burning moorland as a large wildfire sweeps across Saddleworth Moor. ANTHONY DEVLIN|GETTY

Homes evacuated as wildfire rages in northern England

Firefighters on Wednesday battled a rare large wildfire near Manchester in northern England which has led to the evacuation of dozens of homes.

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Four Malawian UN soldiers killed in DR Congo – Malawi army

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Fayez al-Sarraj: Libya planning to extradite Manchester bomber’s brother

Libya is planning to extradite the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi to Britain by the end of the year, Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj told the BBC in an interview on Wednesday.
Jim Pallotta, Roma club president, has personally donated €50,000.

AS Roma donate €150k to help fund medical costs for injured Liverpool fan Sean...

AS Roma and club president Jim Pallotta have made a combined donation of €150,000 to a trust fund set up to help the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox with his medical and rehabilitation costs.

Rochas Okorocha warns Ndigbo over Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has asked Igbo leaders to toe the path of wisdom before adopting a candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

NiMet warns about severe, longer harmattan season in the north

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has announced that the severity of harmattan period would be higher and longer over the Northern states due to its proximity to the Sahara desert compared to the South in 2018/2019 dry season.