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A baby in Turkey is rescued after floating out to sea, nearly a kilometre from shore.
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At least 10 members of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, die in a blast at a mosque in Idlib province, activists say.
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Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.
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Your essential guide to day six of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, James Ward, Roger Federer and Petra Kvitova all play.
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With the referendum on whether to accept a eurozone bailout package set for Sunday, supporters of both sides are invoking frightening scenarios.
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Islamic State militants said they had smashed statues from the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria, and antiquities experts said a 13th-century tomb in...
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Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka power into the fourth round at Wimbledon, but Grigor Dimitrov is out.
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[The Star] Nigeria recently banned female genital cutting or female genital mutilation (FGC/FGM). That is a huge step forward for women's rights. But...
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In a letter, the WikiLeaks co-founder said that he sensed an openness to being granted asylum and that he had a child whose mother is French.
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A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.
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Hundreds of thousands of Greeks make a living in tourism, and though officials say visits have been steady, economic tumult in the high season has...
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A proposal discussed by British officials in the early 1980s may have been a joke, but it highlighted concerns in Hong Kong about the impending...
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Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.
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[The Conversation Africa] Globally, droughts have had a negative impact on many plant species. This has led to much higher rates of mortality than...

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