Two hurt in police gun accident at Hollande event
A policeman providing security for Francois Hollande accidentally fired his gun as the French president was giving a speech on Tuesday, injuring two people in the VIP area of the crowd, an official said.
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Gambia military chief sacked as clear-out gains pace
Gambia's President Adama Barrow has fired the head of the armed forces, General Ousman Badjie, as he continues a clear-out of senior officials linked to the despotic rule of his predecessor.
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Trump lays out hike in military spending
US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by $54bn (£43bn) in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase.
The blueprint also calls for deep cuts elsewhere, including to foreign assistance and environmental budgets.
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Thai police surround scandal-hit Buddhist temple after PM order
Bddorepon Desk : Soldiers and police surrounded a scandal-hit Buddhist temple on Bangkok's outskirts Thursday in a bid to arrest the sect's spiritual leader after Thailand's junta chief invoked special powers to put the site under military control.
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Kim Jong-nam: Post-mortem finished on leader's brother
A post-mortem examination has been completed on the body of Kim Jong-nam, the brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Kim died on Monday after apparently being poisoned while waiting to board a flight in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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