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Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

Image copyright Mobimar Image caption The Fori has been in service since 1904 The oldest operating ferry in Finland is being relaunched as the country’s first all-electric vessel. The Fori first entered service in 1904…


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Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption The “uranium-gate” case has fuelled protests in Niger French nuclear giant Areva was solely responsible for a controversial $320m (£250m) uranium deal, a parliamentary investigation in Niger has said. The…



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Sweden lorry attack claims fifth victim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lorry sped down a street full of shoppers and crashed into a department store A fifth person has died following a lorry attack at a shopping area in…


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Russian activist 'has chemical thrown into eyes'

Image copyright Yabloko Image caption Ms Fedorova had already been threatened, a Yabloko leader said A Russian political activist has suffered burns to her eyes after an attacker splashed her with a chemical, the opposition…


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How powerful is French president?

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Top Indonesia phone company Telkomsel's website defaced

Image copyright iStock/Getty Images The website of the largest telecoms provider in Indonesia has been defaced with an offensive post. Visitors to Telkomsel’s site on Friday morning were greeted by a profanity-laden message criticising the…




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Pope Francis to visit Egypt as 'messenger of peace'

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Pope is seeking to improve relations with the key Sunni Muslim institution al-Azhar Pope Francis is beginning a visit to Egypt aimed at improving dialogue with Islam three weeks…