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According to one of his colleagues, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun because he did not trust the...

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An inquest into the Sydney cafe siege has heard that hostage Katrina Dawson was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets. Another hostage,...

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Cuban leader Raul Castro has demanded the US hand back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalized. In a speech, President...

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New England residents are digging out after up to 36in of snow fell in a day-long blizzard. The Northeast snow storm, which also destroyed part...

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A Florida cat has had surgery after apparently clawing its way out of his grave following a collision with a car. Bart the cat was...

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Addressing his first cabinet meeting, Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his country will not default on its debts. Alexis Tsipras said he would...

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President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama visited Saudi Arabia to pay respects to late King Abdullah and the first lady’s outfit caused a stir...

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According to several independent meteorologists, National Weather Service experts misjudged the path and impact of the blizzard that struck the Northeast on January 26...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accepted an invitation to Moscow in May, South Korea's Yonhap reports. The news agency cites a written response from...

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Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has formed a new cabinet with Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister and right-winger Panos Kammenos as defense minister. Yanis...

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has admitted its forecasts were wrong, after predicting a "potentially historic blizzard" would strike. The storm piled deep snow on...

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The public inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko’s death has heard that the ex-Russian spy may have been poisoned with polonium "not once but twice". Alexander Litvinenko...

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Former Cuban President Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to the recent decision by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations. In...

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President Barack Obama is visiting Saudi Arabia’s new King Abdullah after the death of King Abdullah. Barack Obama cut short a trip to India to...

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AirAsia QZ8501 fuselage recovery operation has been suspended, the Indonesian military has said. The plane crashed into the Java Sea in December 2014. Search teams failed...

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A family court in France has stopped parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it would make her...

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Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation. The commemoration will be...

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NYC and other Northeast areas have shut down, with forecasters warning residents to expect "crippling" amounts of snow. According to forecasters, Winter Storm Juno could...

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Argentina's intelligence agency will be dissolved, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced. In a TV address, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said she would draft...

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Snow emergency has been declared in several US states as a storm bringing hurricane-force winds and 36ins of snow barrels down on the north-east. Non-emergency...

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A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed at a military base in Spain killing ten people, the Defense Ministry says. Military officials said that the jet...

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Secret Service staff recovered a small drone from the grounds of the White House, US media report. A spokesman for President Barack Obama confirmed that...

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Heavy snowfall is forecast from Philadelphia to Maine, pre-emptively closing many schools and offices. A blizzard warning has been issued across New York and Boston...

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Greek elections big winner, the far-left Syriza party, has formed an anti-austerity coalition with a right-wing party, the Independent Greeks. Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras has...

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The euro hit an 11-year low against the dollar as investors digest what Syriza's election victory in Greece means for the eurozone's future. The currency...