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Residents of a village in Vietnam have freed the remaining 19 hostages they were holding in a week-long stand-off over land rights.
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Renowned Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured in an ambush at her conservation park in central Kenya.
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Afghanistan is holding a day of national mourning after the Taliban attacked an army base, killing or wounding more than 100 soldiers.
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France is preparing to vote in presidential elections on Sunday, amid high security after a fatal assault on a Paris policeman three days ago.
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Residents of a village outside Hanoi are holding policemen and officials hostage in a week-long stand-off over a land dispute.
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At least 20 people have died after a lorry rammed into a group of farmers staging a protest in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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