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Two soldiers who took part in Monday’s attempted coup in Gabon have been killed, the president’s office says.They were shot dead after security officers stormed the national radio building which they had taken over. Three others are under arrest.The junior officers claimed they seized power “to restore democracy” in oil-rich Gabon, where the ailing leader’s family has ruled for 50 years.”The situation is under control,” the presidency’s statement said.
A dancer who lost part of her leg in the 2013 Boston marathon bombing is in hospital after being hit by a car.Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who is now a public speaker and campaigner, posted about the accident on Instagram.
French author Yann Moix says women over 50 ‘too old’ to love. A French writer is being criticised after saying he would be “incapable” of loving a woman aged 50 or above… despite being 50 himself.Yann Moix told Marie Claire magazine he found women of that age “too old”.
Belgium pressures DR Congo to announce election result. The foreign minister of Belgium urged has urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to publish their election results, reports AFP news agency.
A Tennessee woman serving life in prison for the 2004 murder of a man who solicited her for sex as a girl has been granted clemency.
Residents of Trieste in northern Italy have left blankets and warm clothes in the street for a homeless man, outraged that their deputy mayor boasted of having thrown away the man’s “rags”.