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Ex-UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies: Tributes mourn 'great leader'

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died, an official UN organisation has confirmed.

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?

It is a relationship "sweeter than honey". One is an "irreplaceable all-weather friend" and together, they are "iron brothers".

Cricket legend Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM

Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister.

Usain Bolt arrives in Australia on football mission

Usain Bolt has said he plans to show the world what he's capable of after arriving in Sydney as he prepares to train with an Australian soccer club.

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's funeral to be held in hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's funeral to be held in hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held on 31 August in her hometown of Detroit, her publicist has said.

Syrian rebels' last stand as Assad forces close in

Syrian rebels' last stand as Assad forces close in

Syria's defeated rebels have for years been allowed to escape to the northern territory of Idlib under a deal with the government - but now this too is under threat of attack from President Bashar al Assad.

Genoa bridge collapse: 'Buried daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive'

Genoa bridge collapse: 'Buried daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive'

In an Italian chapel this lunchtime, four friends were remembered together; mourned together.

Judge in trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort receives threats

Judge in trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort receives threats

The judge in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort says he has received threats.

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin after death of Queen of Soul

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin after death of Queen of Soul

Detroit has lost a sister. Their sadness, though, somehow still feels like a celebration.

Summer camp in Serbia closed after training children to use guns

Summer camp in Serbia closed after training children to use guns

A summer camp has been closed down by police after pictures emerged of children as young as 12 being trained to use guns and knives.

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87-year-old woman tasered by US police while cutting dandelions in Georgia

87-year-old woman tasered by US police while cutting dandelions in Georgia

Police who tasered an 87-year-old grandmother while she was collecting dandelions say they did so "rather than using deadly force".

Genoa bridge collapse: 'Buried daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive'

Genoa bridge collapse: 'Buried daughter stroked my hand so I knew she was alive'

In an Italian chapel this lunchtime, four friends were remembered together; mourned together.

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