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Park Geun-hye: South Korea's ex-leader jailed for 24 years for corruption.

[April 06 2018]

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 24 years in jail after she was found guilty of abuse of power and coercion.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

[April 03 2018]

South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81.

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Russia fire: Children killed in Kemerovo shopping centre blaze

[March 26 2018]

As many as 41 children may be among the victims, and 16 people are missing, Russian officials say.

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Stephen Hawking: Tributes pour in for 'inspirational' physicist

[March 15 2018]

The British scientist, famed for his work on black holes, died peacefully at his home in Cambridge aged 76.

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Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un to meet 'as soon as possible'

[March 09 2018]

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited Donald Trump to meet him, an unprecedented overture which the US leader has said he will accept.

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Eastern Ghouta Syria: The neighbourhoods below the bombs

[March 02 2018]

Whole neighbourhoods in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus have been flattened and thousands of families displaced, amid a government assault to retake it from rebels.

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Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

[March 02 2018]

The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say.

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Taiwan earthquake: Series of powerful aftershocks hit Hualien

[February 07 2018]

Aftershocks continue to rattle Taiwan after a strong earthquake that killed at least four people and injured more than 200 others.

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Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'

[January 19 2018]

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.

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Ritz Paris robbery: Jewellery worth millions seized in armed heist

[January 11 2018]

Armed robbers have seized millions of euros worth of merchandise from a jewellery shop at the famous Ritz Hotel in Paris.

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Burning tanker off Chinese coast 'in danger of exploding'.

[January 08 2018]

There are fears of an environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to leak oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship.

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South Korea proposes high-level talks with North on Olympics

[January 02 2018]

South Korea has offered high level talks with North Korea on 9 January to discuss its possible participation in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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