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Iran cargo plane crash ‘leaves 15 dead’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The plane crashed into a wall separating the airport from a residential area and then hit a house A cargo plane crash near the Iranian...

Trump threatens to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

Image copyright AFP Image caption Syrian Kurds have been protesting against Turkish threats to carry out a new offensive US President Donald Trump has threatened to...

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa urges action against ‘rape crisis’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cyril Ramaphosa urged all men in the stadium to stand to condemn violence against women South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has...

Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Italy has made repeated extradition requests for Cesare Battisti A former communist militant who Brazil’s new...

Alps snow: Avalanche kills three skiers near Lech, Austria

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Austria has seen record snowfall this week, raising avalanche warnings (file picture) Three men have been killed in an avalanche...

German WW1 submarine emerges off French coast

Image copyright AFP Image caption The wreck is attracting curious visitors at low tide The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach...

Trump-Russia: FBI probed whether Trump was working for Moscow

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The FBI became concerned after Mr Trump fired FBI director James Comey, the New York Times reports The White House has...

Paris ‘gas explosion’ causes casualties in city centre

Media captionVideo showed the aftermath of the explosion, with flames engulfing the ground floor Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in a business in the centre of...

DR Congo election: Defeated candidate vows legal challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Martin Fayulu said the declared winner had been nominated to perpetrate the Kabila regime The defeated opposition candidate in DR...

‘Chinese, Polish nationals’ arrested in Poland for ‘spying’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei has repeatedly been accused of being a proxy for the Chinese government, a claim it denies Polish security services...