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Chris Christie ends bid for Republican...

Chris Christie ends bid for Republican...

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Thu, Feb 11 2016

Republican Chris Christie has dropped out of the US presidential race after a disappointing finish in...

Court halts Obama's key climate...

Court halts Obama's key climate...

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Wed, Feb 10 2016

President Barack Obama's plans to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide from US power plants have...

9 killed in German train crash

9 killed in German train crash

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Tue, Feb 9 2016

At least nine people were killed and scores more injured, police say, after two passenger trains collided...

33 dead off Turkey as two boats...

33 dead off Turkey as two boats...

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Mon, Feb 8 2016

Two boats on their way to Greece have capsized near Turkey, killing at least 33 migrants, Turkish media...

India blocks Facebook Free Basics...

India blocks Facebook Free Basics...

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Mon, Feb 8 2016

India's telecoms regulator has blocked Facebook's Free Basics internet service as part of a...

Leopard hurts six in Indian school

Leopard hurts six in Indian school

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Mon, Feb 8 2016

A male leopard which entered a school in the Indian city of Bangalore injured six people trying to capture...

North Korea advances 'satellite'...

North Korea advances 'satellite'...

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Sat, Feb 6 2016

North Korea has brought forward the possible date of a controversial "satellite" launch to...

Assange 'will surrender' if UN rules...

Assange 'will surrender' if UN rules...

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Thu, Feb 4 2016

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said he will turn himself over to UK police on Friday if a UN panel...

Brazil declares 'war' on Zika

Brazil declares 'war' on Zika

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Thu, Feb 4 2016

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has declared war on mosquitoes responsible for spreading the Zika...

Blame traded as Syria talks...

Blame traded as Syria talks...

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Thu, Feb 4 2016

Syria's government and the opposition have blamed each other for the suspension of peace talks in...

Why Asia should worry about Zika...

Why Asia should worry about Zika...

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Tue, Feb 2 2016

It could be the plot of a dystopian thriller: the sudden outbreak of a disease that spreads almost invisibly,...

Zika declared global emergency by...

Zika declared global emergency by...

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Mon, Feb 1 2016

Zika poses a global public health emergency requiring an urgent, united response, says the World Health...

Djokovic beats Murray to win sixth Australian...

Djokovic beats Murray to win sixth Australian...

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Sun, Jan 31 2016

World number one Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray in straight sets to win his sixth Australian Open title...

Turkey says Russia violated its...

Turkey says Russia violated its...

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Sat, Jan 30 2016

Turkey says a Russian jet has violated its airspace and it has summoned the Russian ambassador to Ankara....

Bowie leaves $100m fortune to...

Bowie leaves $100m fortune to...

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Sat, Jan 30 2016

Rock star David Bowie left an estate valued at about $100m (£70m), according to his will which...

'Another 16 die' in starving Syria...

'Another 16 die' in starving Syria...

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Sat, Jan 30 2016

Another 16 people have starved to death in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya since UN aid convoys reached...

Largest solar system discovered

Largest solar system discovered

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Wed, Jan 27 2016

Astronomers have discovered the largest known solar system, consisting of a large planet that takes nearly...

French minister resigns amid terror...

French minister resigns amid terror...

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Wed, Jan 27 2016

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira has stepped down from her job, shortly before plans to strip...

Malaysia PM cleared over $681m

Malaysia PM cleared over $681m

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Tue, Jan 26 2016

Malaysia's top prosecutor has cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of corruption in a long-running...

Zika virus 'to spread across...

Zika virus 'to spread across...

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Mon, Jan 25 2016

The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has...

Cold snap kills 50 in Taiwan

Cold snap kills 50 in Taiwan

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Mon, Jan 25 2016

A cold snap sweeping across East Asia has led to more than 50 deaths in Taiwan and stranded at least...