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BBC News with David Austin, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brother has announced his sudden resignation as a government minister and MP in the latest sign of the divisions wrought by Brexit. Joe Johnson said that in recent weeks he'd been torn between family loyalty and the national interest.
South Africa is closing its embassy in Nigeria as a backlash against xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg continues. The South African foreign ministry set it to take an action because of threats and concern for staff safety. Some reports say the building had been the target of violent protests.
Ukraine has released a key witness in the investigation into the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17. Ahead of unexpected prisoner swap with Russia. Vladimir Semak was captured in an area controlled by pro Russian separatists. He's reported to have had an important role in the rebel's air defenses.
Turkey's president Erdogan has warned that he may reopen the route from migrants into Europe. And this anchor gets enough support for its plan for a safe zone in northern Syria. As Erdogan said that his government wants to resettle 1 million refugees in the plan soon.
At least 10 people have been killed in a car bombing in the center of the Afghan capital Kabul. The Taliban said it carried out the attack.
The World Health Organization has warned of the risk of an epidemic of cholera in eastern Niger, as floods continue to swamp that part of the country. The government says the Niger River has been rising nearly 10 centimeters every day since June.
A French court has thrown out an attempt to gag a noisy rooster named Maurice in what seen as a victory for rural traditions. He'll be allowed to continue crowing despite the complaints of disgruntled neighbors. BBC News