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  • Thai boys' cave ordeal not over after rescue

    Thai boys' cave ordeal not over after rescue

    Twelve boys and their soccer coach found alive after 10 days trapped deep inside a flooded cave will have to bear their ordeal for longer while rescuers work out how to bring them safely out, the governor of Chiang Rai province said on...

  • Georgia’s bumpy ride amid rising tensions with Russia

    Georgia’s bumpy ride amid rising tensions with Russia

    In the summer of 2008, a five-day war broke out between Russia and the former Soviet Republic of Georgia over the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. A decade later, the issue is still unresolved, while Tbilisi’s dream of closer EU...

  • Volcano on Indonesian island of Bali hurls out ash and lava

    Volcano on Indonesian island of Bali hurls out ash and lava

    A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted late on Monday, hurling lava and ash kilometres into the air and prompting panicked residents to flee their homes. Mount Agung in northeast Bali has been rumbling since late last year and...

  • Watch: Teen footballers found alive after nine days lost in Thai caves

    Watch: Teen footballers found alive after nine days lost in Thai caves

    Twelve boys and their assistant soccer coach have been found alive by rescuers inside a Thai cave complex nine days after they went missing, Chiang Rai province's governor said on Monday. The boys, aged between 11 and 16, went missing with the...

  • Man plotted July 4th attack in Cleveland - FBI

    Man plotted July 4th attack in Cleveland - FBI

    The FBI has arrested a man who it said planned to bomb Cleveland's Fourth of July celebrations and then stand by and watch "it go off," federal officials said on Monday. Demetrius Pitts, 48, who had expressed allegiance to the al Qaeda militant...

  • British PM May gets new customs idea as party bickers over Brexit

    British PM May gets new customs idea as party bickers over Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May's advisers have come up with a new proposal for handling customs with the EU after Brexit as lawmakers in her party bicker before a crunch meeting of senior ministers on Friday. With less than nine months left...

  • Eleven members of same family found dead in house in India

    Eleven members of same family found dead in house in India

    Eleven members of a family were found dead in India's capital on Sunday, most of them hanging from the ceiling of their home, blindfolded, gagged and with hands tied behind the back, with police unable to offer any concrete explanation about what...

  • Mexico's Lopez Obrador wins presidency in historic landslide victory

    Mexico's Lopez Obrador wins presidency in historic landslide victory

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won Mexico's presidency in a landslide victory on Sunday, setting the stage for the most left-wing government in the country's democratic history at a time of tense relations with the Trump administration. The...

  • Thai navy divers widening passage in search for boys lost in cave

    Thai navy divers widening passage in search for boys lost in cave

    Rescuers in Thailand scrabbled to clear a constricted passageway for divers deep inside a flooded cave complex on Monday as the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach entered a ninth day. The boys, aged between 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old...

  • Interior minister offers to resign, in blow to German coalition

    Interior minister offers to resign, in blow to German coalition

    German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer offered his resignation to party colleagues late on Sunday, party officials said, escalating a row over migration with Chancellor Angela Merkel that threatens her fragile government. Seehofer said he was...

  • Mexicans lean towards making a political outsider their president

    Mexicans lean towards making a political outsider their president

    Mexicans lined up to vote for a new president on Sunday, with many hoping for a shake-up of the status quo by choosing an anti-establishment leftist whose pledge to clean up politics has resonated widely after years of violence and...

  • Mali car bomb kills two civilians, wounds French soldiers

    Mali car bomb kills two civilians, wounds French soldiers

    An attack on a military patrol in northern Mali killed two civilians and wounded up to eight French soldiers on Sunday, Mali's defence ministry said. The attack comes two days after Islamist militants killed at least six people during a raid on a...

  • French gangster breaks out of prison in daring helicopter escape

    French gangster breaks out of prison in daring helicopter escape

    A French gangster is on the run after being broken out of prison by heavily armed gunmen and escaping in a helicopter that landed in the prison grounds, security sources said on Sunday. Redoine Faid was serving a long-term sentence at a prison...

  • 48 killed as overcrowded bus plunges into gorge in India

    48 killed as overcrowded bus plunges into gorge in India

    Updated at 2.40pm At least 48 people were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern India, officials said. Chief minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 700ft deep...

  • Protesters flood US cities to fight Trump immigration policy

    Protesters flood US cities to fight Trump immigration policy

    Hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered in major cities and tiny towns across America on Saturday, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the Mexico border. It was the latest act of mass resistance against President...

  • France honours holocaust survivor Simone Veil at Pantheon

    France honours holocaust survivor Simone Veil at Pantheon

    Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, who became one of France's most revered politicians, is receiving the rare honour of being buried at the Pantheon, where French heroes are interred, one year after her death. Veil is being buried on Sunday at the...

  • Migrants rescue boat allowed to dock in Barcelona

    Migrants rescue boat allowed to dock in Barcelona

    A Spanish rescue boat which plucked 60 migrants from a patched-up rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya has been given permission to sail to Barcelona, following another political row between Italy and Malta over where the vessel...

  • Huge protests staged across America over immigration policy

    Huge protests staged across America over immigration policy

    Thousands of people are marching in major cities and tiny towns across America to demand Donald Trump's administration reunites families separated at the US-Mexico border. More than 700 marches are planned across the country, from...

  • Japanese rocket explodes moments after lift-off

    Japanese rocket explodes moments after lift-off

    A rocket developed by a start-up company has exploded seconds after lift-off in northern Japan, bursting into flames. The MOMO-2 rocket, developed by Interstellar Technologies, was launched early on Saturday in Taiki on Hokkaido, Japan's...

  • Thailand cave rescue mission picks up pace as flooding eases

    Thailand cave rescue mission picks up pace as flooding eases

    The effort to find 12 boys and their football coach who have been missing in a cave in Thailand for a week has picked up pace. A break in the rain eased flooding in the system of caverns as more experts from around the world joined the...