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French forces fighting extremism in Africa's Sahel region said they have killed at least 20 jihadists in a forest on the border between Mali and Burkina Faso.

Emmanuel Macron honours Holocaust victims and vows 'never again'

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has paid homage to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a sombre, simple message to voters: ...

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Crash between two sports cars causes chaos on motorway

A crash involving two high performance sports cars has caused traffic chaos on a motorway in England on the eve of the bank holiday.

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Two injured in 'freak accident' at classic car show

Two people were taken to hospital after a "freak accident" at a classic car show in England.

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Donald Trump faces deadline to avert government shutdown

After 100 days in office without passing any major legislation, US President Donald Trump faces a week with a deadline to avert a government shutdown and the possibility ...

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Police close motorcross event after rider dies and another is injured in separate incidents

A rider has died and another was seriously injured in two separate incidents at a quad and motocross event in England.

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Donald Trump ready 'to resolve North Korea issue one way or the other'

President Donald Trump has warned he will be ready to take action when North Korea successfully develops missiles after its latest test failed again.

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Latest: 10 killed as storms and flooding sweep across US

Latest: At least 10 people have been killed in severe storms rolling across the US.Tornadoes hit several small towns in East Texas, killing four people.

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Disabled man recounts how community police officer saved him from burning building

A disabled man rescued from a burning building in England by two officers has said he would have died if it was not for their actions.

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Theresa May: Brussels going to take 'tough' approach to Brexit negotiations

The British Prime Minister Theresa May says Brussels is going to take a "tough" approach in the Brexit negotiations.

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Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed near Mount Everest

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organisers say.

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SNP election success would entitle them to new independence vote, poll finds

A majority of votersin Scotland believe the SNP would have the right to hold a second independence referendum if the party wins more than half of the Scottish seats ...

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Boy, four, dies after being hit by car in Leeds

A four-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car outside a medical centre.

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Polish official suspended after depicting Donald Tusk as SS officer

Poland's Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the US after the woman posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President ...

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Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash

A plane crash in western Cuba has killed eight military personnel including the crew.

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Eleven dead as minibus plunges into ravine in Pakistan

Eleven people have died after a minibus plunged into a ravine in the mountainous north west of Pakistan.

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Pope calls for diplomacy and warns of broad destruction if Korean tensions escalate

Pope Francis has warned that "a good part of humanity" will be destroyed if tensions with North Korea escalate, and he is calling for diplomacy and a revived United ...

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Deaths reported after Texas tornado - officials

Fatalities have been reported after a tornado hit a small city in east Texas, authorities said.

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100 days in, Trump says media deserve 'big, fat failing grade'

President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news ...

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Kate and Gerry McCann vow to do 'whatever it takes' to find Madeleine

The parents of Madeleine McCann have vowed to do "whatever it takes for as long as it takes" to find her as they prepare to mark the tenth anniversary of her disappearance. ...

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Man arrested over fatal stabbing on London bus

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 48-year-old man who was stabbed to death on a bus.

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Marchers protest against climate policies on Trump's 100th day in office

Thousands of people across the US have marched to demand action on climate change on Donald Trump's 100th day in office

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May urged to avoid 'chaotic Brexit' after EU leaders agree talks stance

Theresa May has been told to "wake up" and realise that Britain is moving towards a "chaotic Brexit" after European Union leaders agreed there can be no parallel ...

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Syrian troops repulse Islamic State attack in southern Aleppo

An attack by Islamic State on an area held by the Syrian government in southern Aleppo province has been repulsed by troops and allied fighters, the military reports. ...

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Pope Francis defies security concerns with open-air mass in Egypt

Pope Francis has ended a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt with an open-air Mass for the country's tiny Catholic community.

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Trump marks 100th day in office by claiming 'profound change' in Washington

President Donald Trump has marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and reaffirming "my only allegiance" is to those ...

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9/11 chapel which sheltered rescue workers may have to shut as rent soars

A chapel that sheltered 9/11 rescue workers may be forced to close following a sharp rent rise to more than €230,000 because of high-end stores and luxury flats ...

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Final guidelines for EU's negotiating position on Brexit

A comparison between the draft EU negotiating guidelines and the final framework adopted at the European Council summit show only a small number of amendments.

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Austrian leader: Turkey should not be allowed to join EU

Austrian chancellor Christian Kern has said Turkey should not be allowed to join the European Union.

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South Korean and US ships in show of force after North Korea 'missile test'

South Korea's navy has begun joint exercises with US ships, including the supercarrier USS Carl Vinson, in a show of force amid the growing threat posed by North ...

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Here's everything you need to know about North Korea's missile tests

They launched a medium-range missile on Saturday morning local time

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Turkish internet users 'unable to access Wikipedia'

Turkey has blocked the free online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, according to internet watchdogs.

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Presidential hopeful Macron hunts for France's rural vote

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is hunting for votes in rural areas of France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, has made recent inroads.

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Engagement with Trump's tweets showing decline

The number of people engaging with US president Donald Trump on Twitter has gradually declined, according to a new analysis.

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Pope prepares to celebrate mass in Cairo

The Pope is preparing to celebrate Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community and meet its priests and seminarians before returning to Rome.

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Buses torched and roads blocked during Brazil strike

Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America's ...

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North Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nuclear weapons

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch on Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just ...

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Tsunami warning as powerful earthquake hits South Philippines

A powerful earthquake has struck off a southern province in the Philippines and prompted a local tsunami warning, an official said.

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Latest: Donald Trump says North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test

US president Donald Trump said North Korea "disrespected" China with its most recent ballistic missile test.

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Lego just launched its new Saturn V rocket to make your space dreams come true

The new kit is set to go on sale next month.

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Donald Trump vows to be 'true friend' to NRA

Donald Trump has reaffirmed his support for gun rights, telling a National Rifle Association (NRA) convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment ...

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George HW Bush released from hospital

Former US president George HW Bush has been released from hospital after treatment for pneumonia and chronic bronchitis.

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British Royal Navy nuclear submarine rolled out of dockyard for tests

A new British Royal Navy nuclear submarine capable of firing Tomahawk missiles 1,000km has been rolled out of its dockyard to undergo preliminary tests.

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Terror suspect arrested in Whitehall named

A terror suspect arrested in Whitehall on Thursday has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali.

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Tory MP not standing in election 'after saying homosexuality is wrong'

Conservative MP Andrew Turner has announced he will not be standing at the General Election after he was reported to have told a group of A-Level students that homosexuality ...

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Man in 20s dies in latest knife attack in London

A man in his 20s has died after he was found with stab wounds in what was the latest in a series of stabbings in London this week.

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LATEST: North Korea brands US-led efforts to remove nuclear weapons 'a wild dream'

LATEST: North Korea's deputy UN ambassador has warned that US efforts to get rid of his country's nuclear weapons through military threats and sanctions are "a wild ...

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Congress approves bill to avert US government shutdown for a week

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight.

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'Insatiable gambler' guilty of murdering and dismembering friend

An "insatiable gambler" has been found guilty of murdering and dismembering his wealthy friend and dumping the torso in a suitcase at the roadside.

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