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Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill

Image copyright AFP Image caption The armed forces were sent in when hundreds of people were cut off near Berchtesgaden in Bavaria Heavy snowfalls brought chaos to parts...

Nepal woman and children die in banned ‘menstruation hut’

Image copyright AFP Image caption “Chhaupadi” huts are outlawed but the practice continues in many rural areas (file pic) A Nepali mother and her two...

Lady Gaga breaks her silence on R Kelly

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R Kelly and Lady Gaga performed together at the 2013 American Music Awards Lady Gaga has apologised for working with embattled...

DR Congo presidential election: Outcry as Tshisekedi named winner

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Tshisekedi is the son of the late veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won DR...

‘Suspicious packages’ found at foreign missions in Australia

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Fire crews remove evidence from South Korea’s consulate in Melbourne Australian police are investigating suspicious packages...

Gonen Segev: Israel ex-minister admits spying for Iran

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gonen Segev (centre) reportedly said he had intended to “fool” Iran with his actions Former Israeli cabinet minister Gonen...

Rahaf al-Qunun: UN ‘considers Saudi woman a refugee’

Image copyright EPA/THAI IMMIGRATION BUREAU Image caption Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, pictured at Bangkok airport, says she “wants to be free” away from Saudi...

German far-right AfD MP badly hurt in Bremen attack

Image copyright Bundestag Image caption Mr Magnitz had just left a new year event in Bremen when he was attacked German far-right politician Frank Magnitz has been...

Syria conflict: Turkey says US plea on Kurds ‘unacceptable’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption YPG fighters have been battling IS militants, but are also being targeted by Turkey Turkey’s president has strongly rejected...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un visits China’s Xi Jinping

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Kim is visiting China with his wife Ri Sol-ju, state media report North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Beijing for an...