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Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong as street vendors tried to stop an operation to close illegal food stalls.
An Indian soldier who was buried after an avalanche struck the Siachen glacier six days ago has been found alive, officials say.
Danish pensioner is world's oldest licensed powerlifter
Deadly attack raises questions for African forces in Somalia
Portugal has more pressing concerns than UK and EU
The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine's frontline despite shelling damaging their house.
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The widow of a former senior Islamic State leader is charged over the death of US hostage Kayla Mueller last year, the US justice department says.
A man has been shot dead in Dublin in what police believe could be a reprisal for a murder at a boxing match weigh-in on Friday.
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Sikh actor Waris Ahluwalia claims he was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight because of his turban.
The US will help South Korea deploy an advanced missile defence system as soon as possible, officials from the Pentagon have said.
Some satirical floats in Germany spark criticism
Egypt's interior minister rejects accusations that security forces were involved in the killing of an Italian student in Cairo.
Canada will stop bombing targets in Syria and Iraq belonging to the Islamic State group by 22 February, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.
A migrant boat capsizes off Turkey, killing at least 27 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.
Somali intelligence officials release a video showing a passenger being given a laptop they say concealed a bomb that blew a hole into a passenger plane.
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A man charged with crashing a drone into the Empire State Building has apparently tweeted that a policeman had told him it was "fine" to fly there.
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.