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While you were sleeping: 17th February 2017

  • John Stupart
    John Stupart
    John Stupart

    John Stupart is the editor of the African Defence Review. He has completed his masters in War Studies at Kings College and has blathered endlessly on several mediums on all things pertaining to African defence policy, strategic, operational and tactical challenges. Most importantly, he brings you DailyMaverick's First Thing daily newsletter each morning.

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A protester kick back a gas canister at the police during a demonstration to support Theo and against police violence in Paris, France, 15 February 2017. Theo, a young man, was hospitalised for an emergency surgery after he was allegedly sodomized with a truncheon during a police check on 02 February 2017. The incident sparked violent protests in the Paris suburb, one police officer is now charged with rape.

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While you were sleeping: 23 June 2017

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Britain's May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

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A druid waits for the sun to set during the summer solstice festival at Stonehenge, Salisbury, Britain, 20 June 2017 (Issued 21 June 2017). The annual festival attracts hundreds of people to the 5000 year old stone circle to mark the longest day in the northern hemisphere. sunrise was at 4.52am and was celebrated by dancing, music, and ritualistic events around the stones.

While you were sleeping: 22 June 2017

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Trump rides high after Republican election win

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FBI investigating Michigan airport stabbing as 'terrorism'

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IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi announced 'caliphate': commander

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Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick steps down

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An airplane tries to extinguish a fire at Cernache do Bonjardim that started last saturday at Pedrogao Grande, center of Portugal, 19 June 2017. At least 63 people have been killed in the forest fires in central Portugal, with many being trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road on the evening of 17 June 2017.

While you were sleeping: 21 June 2017

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Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

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Croatian party seeks to scrub Tito's name from square

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At least 40 killed in C.Africa day after ceasefire agreed: aid source

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Explosion rocks Brussels train station, suspect 'neutralised'

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At least 10 killed in Mogadishu minibus attack

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Football: Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

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ConCourt to rule on Zuma no-confidence secret ballot on Thursday

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