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South Korea suspends operations at the Kaesong industrial park run with North Korea in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and rocket tests.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders both win decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary, the second contest in the race for US presidential nominees.
An Israeli court extends former PM Ehud Olmert's 18-month jail sentence for bribery by a month, after rejecting a plea bargain over another charge.
Over a million people attend the victory parade for the Denver Broncos, celebrating their Super Bowl win over the Carolina Panthers.
Migrant parents are often more ambitious for their children
Japanese shares have continued to fall, hitting their lowest level since October 2014 and entering a bear market.
A range of cybersecurity experts warn parents to beware of buying VTech's electronic toys following its handling of a recent hack attack.
French MPs narrowly approve the first stage of a plan to enable those convicted of terrorism offences to lose their nationality.
Two 15-year-olds are killed when a school bus crashes in snowy conditions in the French department of Doubs, near the Swiss border.
President Obama's plans to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide from US power plants are stalled by the Supreme Court.
Hong Kong police say they will hold an inquiry after an officer fired two warning shots during clashes over food stall clearances in Mong Kok.
A pregnant woman living in Queensland, Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus, say health authorities.
Migrants including children and pregnant women are flown by the Costa Rican authorities to a Mexican border town, where they are set to enter the US.
US investigators still cannot unlock a phone owned by one of the San Bernardino attackers, with the FBI warning encryption is inhibiting law enforcement.
Could Cyprus split soon be over?
The S African mayor who wants schoolgirls to stay 'pure'
A second report into the disappearance of 43 Mexican students says there is no evidence to support the official version of what happened to them.
Polls close in the New Hampshire primary, as officials predict a historic turnout for the second electoral test in the Republican and Democratic presidential race.
Why do Indian gurus sell noodles?
The chair designed to fit like a baseball glove