Category: World

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German WW1 U-boat emerges off French coast

The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach in northern France after decades ...

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Gas blast in Paris kills two firefighters

Two firefighters have been killed after a huge explosion at a bakery in the French capital, Paris, officials say. The ...

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Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill

Heavy snowfalls brought chaos to parts of Germany and Sweden on Friday, leaving roads blocked, trains halted and schools shut. ...

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Yemen cholera epidemic strain ‘came from eastern Africa’

Scientists have found the most likely source of Yemen’s cholera epidemic, which is the worst in recorded history. Using genomic ...

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Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off ...

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Pope Francis shows off ball spinning skills

Pope Francis impressed crowds at the Vatican as he showed off his ball-twirling skills. A group of Cuban circus performers ...

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Saudi Arabia opens Khashoggi murder trial

The trial of 11 individuals over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has begun in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, ...

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Girl’s abandoned round-world yacht found

Almost nine years after being abandoned in the Indian Ocean, a yacht belonging to a teenage round-the-world sailor has turned ...

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Man killed at Scientology complex in Sydney

A 16-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death and another injured at a Church of Scientology ...

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US and Colombia vow to cut coca production

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is “deeply concerned” about the increased production of coca leaf, the raw ...