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Egypt disputes reported death toll from desert shootout

11 hours 15 min ago
Authorities say reports which said that 50 policemen had died in an ambush were "absolutely wrong".
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German 'far-right' gunman jailed for life in Nuremberg

11 hours 23 min ago
A German man linked to far-right extremists gets life in jail for killing a policeman in Bavaria.
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Dead stylish

11 hours 54 min ago
In the run-up to the Day of the Dead, Mexicans parade through their capital dressed as skeletons.
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Deadly typhoon kills three in Japan

12 hours 12 min ago
Hundreds of homes in west Japan were flooded.
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FBI agent reveals life infiltrating extremist groups in America

12 hours 20 min ago
The American Muslim is an active FBI agent who befriends key figures plotting jihadist attacks.
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Danish horse owners face waiting list to feed the lions

12 hours 46 min ago
Owners in Denmark have a six month wait if they want to feed their recently deceased horse to wild animals.
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China lifts ban on stinky cheese

13 hours 9 min ago
Import ban on Roquefort, Brie, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola and Stilton to be lifted immediately.
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Typhoon Lan hits Japan leaving three dead

13 hours 43 min ago
The storm brought floods and mudslides, leaving over 90 injured and hundreds of flights cancelled.
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Argentina election: Macri wins crucial mid-term vote

13 hours 51 min ago
The election was seen as a referendum on President Macri's agenda of pro-market economic reforms.
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Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to handle North Korea threat

14 hours 26 min ago
Shinzo Abe pledges strong "counter-measures" against Pyongyang after a decisive election win.
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UK diver swims to safety after Australia shark scare

16 hours 6 min ago
John Craig says he was initially "followed" before making his way to safety in Australia.
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President Macri's coalition 'ahead' in crucial Argentina mid-term election

October 22, 2017 - 10:38pm
A strong showing would enable President Mauricio Macri to complete his pro-market economic reforms.
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Macron's dog interrupts meeting

October 22, 2017 - 10:29pm
Nemo, Emmanuel Macron's black labrador-griffon cross, made his presence felt at the Elysee.
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After the battlefield

October 22, 2017 - 8:23pm
After being driven out of Raqqa, there are concerns jihadists could return home to carry out attacks.
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Kidnap diaries

October 22, 2017 - 8:12pm
One of the Chibok girls freed in May tells how a diary was kept of some of their three years in captivity in Nigeria.
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Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto 'back greater autonomy'

October 22, 2017 - 7:58pm
Central government says the polls are unnecessary but they are permitted under the constitution.
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Australia tightens security checks on airport staff

October 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
About 140,000 employees will face random testing for explosives in a security crackdown.
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Shock and awe

October 22, 2017 - 7:31pm
Data show the top leader has overseen a clear-out of officials not witnessed since the days of Mao.
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'We're not going to have war'

October 22, 2017 - 7:27pm
South Koreans say they have been reassured by the country's show of military might.
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The Parisian 'on-street concierge' service

October 22, 2017 - 7:12pm
It's filling the hole left by the disappearance of the traditional building concierge.
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