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China evacuates tens of thousands ahead of typhoon

Chinese authorities have evacuated tens of thousands of people, cancelled scores of trains and flights and closed seaside resorts as a super-typhoon heads toward...

Volcano closes Indonesian airports and flights to Bali

A volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s main island of Java has sparked chaos for holidaymakers as international airlines cancel flights to the resort island of...

Pope apologises for Church’s colonial sins

Pope Francis has apologised for the sins, offences and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the...

Russia opposes tribunal investigating who shot down Malaysian plane

Russia has said it is opposed to a UN resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a...

Tunisia announces plan to build border fence

Tunisia has announced plans to build a barrier along the border with Libya to keep out extremists following recent terror attacks claimed by the...

Two Israeli citizens ‘held in Gaza’

Two Israeli citizens are being held in the Gaza Strip, at least one of them by the Hamas militant group, Israeli authorities said. Avraham Mangisto...

Four million have fled Syria crisis, UN reports

The number of Syrians who have fled abroad since the outbreak of civil war in their country has risen to more than four million,...

Kim Jong Un ‘has staged 70 executions’

North Korea has staged 70 executions since current leader Kim Jong Un took power in late 2011, according to South Korea’s foreign minister. Yun Byung-se...

New deadline approaching for Iran nuclear talks

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme are lurching towards another deadline with diplomats reconvening amid uncertainty and vague pronouncements from participants. As the talks entered a...

Russia says Clinton hacking accusations ‘unfounded’

The Kremlin accused U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Wednesday of making unfounded and inappropriate remarks by including Russia among countries she said were...

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Death toll from Japan floods rises to 50

The death toll from days of heavy rain and flooding in southern Japan rose to 50 on Tuesday with another dozen people still missing,...

New Zealand national carrier suspends new bookings for flights into country

New Zealand’s national carrier has put a temporary hold on new bookings for flights into the country while the government tries to find enough...

Michel Barnier travels to London for post-Brexit trade deal talks

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will travel to London on Tuesday for talks with his UK counterpart David Frost. Last week, discussions between...

Macron removes French interior minister after police protests

French President Emmanuel Macron has removed his interior minister as part of a government shake-up on Monday following protests against police brutality. The reshuffle is...

UK demand for new cars down almost 35% in June

Demand for new cars fell by 34.9% last month, an automotive industry body said. Only 145,377 new cars were registered in June compared with 223,421...
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