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Brazil prison riot
At least 57 dead in Brazil prison riot

At least 57 inmates were killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil on Monday as rival gang factions fought each other, an official said.

Pakistani military plane crash
18 killed as Pakistan army plane crashes into residential area

Eighteen people were killed when a small military plane crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi early Tuesday, officials told AFP.

Today in History: July 29
Today in History: July 29

Today in History: July 29

Hong Kong protest
Hong Kong protesters defy police ban and march again

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters defied authorities to hold unsanctioned marches through Hong Kong on Sunday, a day after riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse

Today in History July 28
Today in History: July 28

Today in History: July 28

Today in History: July 26
Today in History: July 26

Today in History: July 26

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
New British PM Johnson urges EU to renegotiate Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the European Union on Thursday to rethink its refusal to renegotiate the Brexit deal, setting himself on a collision course with both the bloc

China-Pakistan diplomatic relation
Emerging differences between China and Pakistan

The recent ‘abandoning’ of Pulwama master-mind Masood Azhar by China is being seen as a symptom of the friction emerging between Pakistan and China. However, this seems more like an

Boris Johnson controversies
UK PM contender Johnson’s biggest controversies

Here are some of the most contentious episodes in the life of the bombastic 55-year-old former foreign secretary and London mayor, widely expected to become Britain's new leader this week: