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    Man exonerated for Malcolm X assassination sues City of New York for $40m

    A man recently exonerated of his wrongful conviction for the assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X has filed a $40 million lawsuit against the City of New York. According to the civil rights lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court on Thursday, Muhammad Aziz’s “wrongful conviction was the product of flagrant official misconduct, including, inter alia, by the NYPD and…

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    Rishi Sunak cements lead in race to be Britain’s prime minister

    Former finance minister Rishi Sunak has cemented his lead over rivals to become Britain’s next prime minister in the second round of voting of an increasingly bitter race to replace Boris Johnson. Sunak, whose exit from the Treasury last week was one of the first in a cascade of resignations that forced Johnson to quit, has been the frontrunner among…

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    Saudi Arabia doubles Q2 Russian fuel oil imports for power generation

    Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, more than doubled the amount of Russian fuel oil it imported in the second quarter to feed power stations to meet summer cooling demand and free up the kingdom’s own crude for export, data showed and traders said. Russia has been selling fuel at discounted prices after international sanctions over its invasion of…

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    ECONOMIST STORY: A wave of unrest is coming. Here’s how to avert some of it.

    Soaring food and fuel prices are adding to pre-existing grievances Jesus said that man does not live by bread alone. Nonetheless, its scarcity makes people furious. The last time the world suffered a food-price shock like today’s, it helped set off the Arab spring, a wave of uprisings that ousted four presidents and led to horrific civil wars in Syria…

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    Paul Kagame to seek fourth term as president of Rwanda

    Rwanda’s leader, who has been in power for two decades, has said he would consider remaining in office for another 20 years. Paul Kagame told a French TV channel he would stand for president again at the next election in 2024. In 2015 he changed the constitution, allowing him to stay until 2034. In the last presidential election five years…

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    India isn’t likely to stop buying Russian oil any time soon. Here’s why

    Despite criticism from the West, India is not backing down on its commitment to buying Russian oil. As Brent crude retreats back to near $100 a barrel, foreign policy experts say India’s drive to buy oil will only escalate as inflation concerns take center stage. “India is getting negative attention for the acquisition of oil by the U.S. and Europe……

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    Angola’s former president dos Santos dies aged 79

    Angola’s former president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled Africa’s second biggest oil producer for nearly four decades, died on Friday, the presidency said. The 79-year-old died at the Teknon clinic in Barcelona, Spain, where he was being treated following a prolonged illness, according to the statement. His successor, President Joao Lourenco, declared five days of national mourning and described…

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    ‘Truly heartbreaking’, Buhari, world leaders react to death of Shinzo Abe

    President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders in mourning the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. Abe was shot in his right neck and left chest shortly after he began speaking at a campaign event in the city of Nara, near Kyoto, ahead of national elections. He went into cardiac arrest and later died in the hospital.…

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    Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dead after being shot at a campaign event

    Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died, NHK reported. He was 67. Abe collapsed after being shot while giving a speech on Friday in Nara, a city 35 kilometers south of Kyoto. He was on the campaign trail ahead of this Sunday’s upper house election. The former minister was shot twice from behind, officials from the Liberal Democratic Party,…

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    Shinzo Abe: Japan ex-PM ‘in grave condition’ after shooting

    Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe is said to be in grave condition after he was shot at a political campaign event. Mr Abe was shot at twice while he was giving a speech in the southern city of Nara on Friday morning. He immediately collapsed and was rushed to the nearest hospital. Pictures taken at the scene showed him…

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