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Pope baptises Italy’s ‘migrant hero’

Pope baptises Italy’s ‘migrant hero’

A Nigerian man dubbed Italy’s “migrant hero” has been baptised by Pope Francis during an Easter service at St. Peter’s Basilica. John Ogah, 31, was begging outside a supermarket in Rome last year when a masked thief armed with a cleaver tried to rob it. He held the man down until police arrived – and…

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French police ‘hero’ dies of wounds

French police ‘hero’ dies of wounds

Image copyright French Interior Ministry A French police officer who swapped himself for a hostage in a supermarket siege on Friday has died, officials say. Lt-Col Arnaud Beltrame, 45, “fell as a hero” and showed “exceptional courage”, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The gendarme helped bring an end to a gunman’s shooting spree that killed…

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