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FILE- In this file photo dated May 13, 2013, BBC TV journalist and presenter Victoria Derbyshire poses for photographers in London.   Several prominent women at the BBC, including Derbyshire have written an open letter Sunday July 23, 2017,  to BBC Director-General Tony Hall saying documents released last week confirmed that "women at the BBC are being paid less than men for the same work."  and said they want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved now rather than in several years. (Yui Mok/PA File via AP)
BBC women want wide gender pay gap fixed now, not in 3 yearsSome of the leading female figures at the BBC are banding together to demand that the broadcaster's embarrassing gender pay gap be resolved immediately rather than in several years, the timetable offered by top management
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Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war minesEmergency officials say a fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably of the mines left over from the 1990s' war
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Israelis light candles in the Israeli settlement of Halamish, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Israel's military has sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
The Latest: Abbas affirms freezing security ties with IsraelPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has confirmed that his decision to freeze ties with Israel, as a protest against Israeli policies at a major Jerusalem holy site, also includes a suspension of security coordination
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FILE -- In this Jan. 31, 2006 file photo former South African President Nelson Mandela smiles during his meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some relatives of Mandela say a new book by a military doctor that documents Mandela's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality. However, the now-retired doctor, Vejay Ramlakan, said in an interview broadcast over the weekend on the eNCA news channel that the Mandela family had requested that the book be written. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs disputeSome relatives of Nelson Mandela say a new book by a former military doctor that documents the South African leader's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality
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Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, center, is escorted by police to an aircraft as he is extradited to Mexico City, at an Air Force base in Guatemala City, Monday, July 17, 2017. Duarte faces charges of embezzlement and ties to organized crime in his home country. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Mexico judge orders corruption trial for ex-Gov. DuarteMexican prosecutors say an ex-governor accused of corruption and other crimes has been ordered to stand trial
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In this photo taken on June 11, 2014, a taxi driver protests against Uber during a 24 hour taxi strike in Madrid, Spain. In a statement Saturday July 22, 2017, the city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws saying tariffs may violate several articles of the Law of Unfair Competition and consumer rights if they are below the cost of providing the service. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hallThe city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws
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Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tourTurkey's president has waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse
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The Latest: Taliban stalk hospital killing wounded policeAn Afghan health official says Taliban fighters, after capturing the remote district of Taywara in western Ghor province, stalked the corridors of the only hospital looking for wounded Afghan National Security personnel to kill
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FILE -- In this Jan. 25, 2015 file photo former Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, attends the inauguration ceremony of the Patriotic Front's Edgar Lungu, in Lusaka. Zambian media say 93-year-old Kaunda, the country's independence leader and former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment. State broadcaster ZNBC reports that Kaunda went home Saturday, July 22, 2017 from the hospital in Lusaka, the Zambian capital. He will return at an undisclosed time for previously scheduled tests. (AP Photo/Moses Mwape, File)
Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda, 93, leaves hospitalZambian media say 93-year-old Kenneth Kaunda, the country's independence leader and former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment
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Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his termRussia ambassador to the United States, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the presidential election, has ended his assignment
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Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the Royal Courts of Justice in London where the hearing will resume into the case of their terminally-ill baby, Friday July 21, 2017. A British court is giving the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard a chance to present fresh evidence that their terminally ill son should receive experimental treatment. (Lauren Hurley/PA via AP)
Baby Charlie protesters to rally as hospital reports threatsProtesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil and hospital officials say they have received death threats in the heartbreaking case.
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Israeli border police officers stand guard near newly installed cameras at the entrance to the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Sunday, July 23, 2017. Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to the sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Israel installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy siteIsrael installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy site, as officials begin considering alternatives to lower tensions
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