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A tsunami warning is issued after a strong 7.8 earthquake off the Solomon Islands.
Wardi and his wife Dewi lived above their clothes shop. When the quake struck, their building collapsed. He describes his desperate, but failed, bid to save her.
The Syrian army suspends fighting around eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave, Russia says.
The owner of a giant inflatable snowman in Missouri has released CCTV footage of it being stabbed, in the hope of catching the assailant.
A resident in Bamenda describes ongoing clashes after weeks of protests against the use of French in courts and schools in English-speaking parts of Cameroon.
A gunfight-themed mannequin challenge has resulted in two people being arrested.
A new law aims to stamp out cat-calling and other sexual harassment in the Argentine capital.
A young Ukrainian mother allegedly left her two toddlers without food for nine days and one died.
US actress Sofia Vergara is sued for allegedly depriving her frozen embryos of their inheritance.
Donald Trump picks an outspoken critic of Obama climate policies to head the environment body.
The Red Cross evacuates 148 disabled and injured civilians from the frontline in Aleppo.
A Japanese city is tracking elderly dementia patients by attaching barcodes to their fingernails.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls for an end to free education for illegal immigrants.
Clinton fans who bought pantsuits for US voting day are urged to donate them to homeless jobseekers.
Lyse Doucet reports from Tariq al-Bab as families who have fled the fighting in Aleppo gather together.
Men still dominate Russian politics and business, but young women from both sides of the divide are making strides.
A red squirrel stuck in a manhole cover thanks to its curvy hips is freed in a rescue operation.
Nature experts say rock-balancing craze disturbs habitat of endangered Bermuda skink.
French ex-minister Jerome Cahuzac, appointed to clamp down on tax evasion, is jailed for tax fraud.
Colombia's Farc rebels do the Mannequin Challenge in a video posted on YouTube.