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Ivory Coast president and rival in first meeting since civil war

President Alassane Ouattara and Laurent Gbagbo shook hands at the presidential palace on Tuesday. Source link

Greece: Forest fire rips through area near Athens

About 300 firefighters, water-dropping planes and helicopters helped bring the blaze under control. Source link

Israel-Gaza conflict: Apparent war crimes committed, says rights group

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel and Palestinian militants of unlawful attacks in May's conflict. Source link

Capitol riot: Officers describe racial slurs at 6 January hearing

Four officers who fought Trump supporters on 6 January give evidence at the first day of an inquiry. Source link

Leverkusen blast: German chemical plant explosion leaves one dead

Officials in Leverkusen say four people are missing and 16 were injured in the blast on Tuesday. Source link

DaBaby's HIV and gay comments 'perpetuate discrimination'

The rapper made false claims about the life expectancy of people with HIV at a US festival. Source link

Vatican's Cardinal Becciu on trial in $412m fraud case

Cardinal Becciu was once close to the Pope but was sacked after reports of financial misdeeds. Source link

Hong Kong: First person charged under national security law found guilty

The 24-year-old had flown a flag with a protest slogan while riding a motorcycle into police officers. Source link

Malcolm Turnbull: Australia ex-PM says vaccine rollout 'a colossal failure'

Ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull tells the BBC he believes Australia's borders won't reopen until early 2022. Source link

North and South Korea restore hotline after a year

The two countries have not spoke since Pyongyang cut off all channels of communication last year. Source link

US combat forces to leave Iraq by end of year

The move, while largely symbolic, could provide a domestic boost to both the US and Iraqi leaders. Source link

Thomas Barrack: Top Trump aide pleads not guilty to working as foreign agent

Thomas Barrack has been accused of lobbying the US government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Source link
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