Suspect in Canada's largest gold heist to surrender

A former Air Canada manager who is wanted for his alleged role in a $20 million gold heist, the largest in Canadian history, is preparing to turn himself, his lawyer told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp on Friday.

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Mexican president-elect's motorcade suffers accident, Sheinbaum fine

Mexican president-elect Claudia Sheinbaum's motorcade suffered an accident on Friday, her team said in a statement, leaving one person dead and several injured, though the car Sheinbaum was traveling in was not involved.

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South Africa's Ramaphosa re-elected as ANC strikes coalition deal

The African National Congress and its largest rival, the white-led, pro-business Democratic Alliance, agreed on Friday to work together in South Africa's new government of national unity, a step change after 30 years of ANC rule.

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Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico still in serious condition, officials say

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico remains in serious condition and still faces risks of complications but has stabilised, officials said on Saturday, following Wednesday's assassination attempt.

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Eight arrested after climate activists breach German airport

German police arrested eight climate activists who breached the grounds of Munich airport on Saturday, briefly causing the airport to close and leading to around 60 flight cancellations during a busy holiday weekend.

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South Africa's new MK party seeks majority win in pivotal election, Zuma says

South Africa's new uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) party is aiming to win a parliamentary majority in a May 29 election so that it can implement reforms without resistance from opponents, former President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.

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More migrant dinghies cross Channel to England despite Rwanda threat

Dozens of people in two rubber dinghies reached the southern coast of England on Saturday, the latest among thousands of asylum-seeking migrants to make the risky sea crossing from France this year.

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Rains in southern Brazil kill at least 39, some 70 still missing

Heavy rains battering Brazil's southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul have killed 39 people, local authorities said on Friday, and the death toll is expected to rise as dozens still have not been accounted for.

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Dairy worker bird flu case shows need for protective gear, US CDC study shows

The Texas dairy farm worker infected with H5N1 bird flu was not wearing respiratory or eye protection and had been exposed to cattle that appeared to have the same symptoms as those in a nearby farm with a confirmed outbreak of the virus, according to new details on the case released on Friday.

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Moldovan opposition announces new election bloc at Moscow event

Moldovan opposition parties denouncing pro-European President Maia Sandu's drive to secure European Union membership said on Sunday they were forming an electoral bloc in an announcement delivered in Moscow.

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