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Italy lurches into crisis as PM offers resignation

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Thursday that he would resign, after the 5-Star movement -- the largest party in the country's coalition government -- withdrew its support in a parliamentary confidence vote.

Ex-Gambia spy chief sentenced to death

A judge in The Gambia has sentenced to death the country's former intelligence chief Yankuba Badjie and four other security agents for the killing in 2016 of a political activist in the final days of brutal rule under former President Yahya Jammeh.

Shinzo Abe laid to rest in Tokyo

Mourners lined the streets of central Tokyo on Tuesday to bid farewell to assassinated former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, as his hearse was driven past political landmarks after a private funeral.