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Australia emu video investigated for ‘horrific cruelty’

Image copyright RSPCA/FACEBOOK Image caption The video appears to show a man using his car to strike emus Animal welfare authorities in Australia are investigating a...

Mexico’s president-elect grounded on commercial plane for hours

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr López Obrador said boarding the presidential jet would be “embarrassing” Mexico’s President-elect Andrés...

Colombia cocaine production acreage at ‘record level’

Media captionColombia’s battle with cocaine traffickers Colombian cocaine production hit record levels in 2017, according to newly released UN statistics. The UN...

US ‘ready to restart negotiations’ with North Korea

Media captionNorth Korea’s agreed to shut one of the country’s main missile launch sites. Laura Bicker considers what might happen next. US Secretary of...

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour might have been found in US

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption HMS Endeavour landed in Australia in 1770 The hunt for the final resting place of Captain James Cook’s HMS...

ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There have been widespread allegations of human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims The International...

Chemnitz unrest: German top spy Maassen forced out

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Maassen works in the shadows – but now he is in the spotlight Germany’s domestic intelligence chief, Hans-Georg Maassen,...

Yemen conflict: A million more children face famine, NGO warns

Image copyright Mohammed Awadh/ Save the Children Image caption A 14-month-old child suffering from malnutrition receives treatment at a clinic in the city of Amran A...

Elon Musk sued for libel by British Thai cave rescuer

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Musk (R) alleged that British diver Mr Unsworth (L) had a “child bride” A British cave diver is suing tech billionaire...

Syria war: Russia and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

Image copyright EPA Image caption Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi Russia and Turkey have agreed to create a...