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Colombia's Farc officially ceases to be an armed group

1 hour 3 min ago
The president has hailed it as "the day weapons became words", after half a century of conflict.

Facebook hits two billion users

1 hour 58 min ago
More than a quarter of the world's population now use the social network every month.

A father's grief

2 hours 5 min ago
Muhammad has been looking for his family since an oil tanker blaze killed 150 people in Pakistan.

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

2 hours 18 min ago
US Senate Republicans delay a vote on their healthcare bill, dealing a blow to their promise to replace Obamacare

Grenfell Tower fire: German flats cleared amid cladding fears

2 hours 46 min ago
An 11-storey block is evacuated in Wuppertal because it has panels similar to Grenfell Tower's.

Human trafficking: US downgrades China over record

3 hours 39 min ago
China could face sanctions after the US named it one of the worst offenders of human trafficking.

Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on the cover of Vanity Fair

4 hours 23 min ago
The tennis star, who is six months pregnant, poses naked for photographer Annie Leibovitz.

George Soros 'plotted to oust Equatorial Guinea's leader'

4 hours 30 min ago
The claim has been made by a former British mercenary who led his own failed coup attempt in 2004.

Fifa releases World Cup bid 'corruption' report

4 hours 41 min ago
A lengthy report into claims of alleged corruption into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is released by Fifa.

US deportations of Iraqis halted by Michigan judge

4 hours 49 min ago
The court rules the Chaldean Catholics, Sunni Muslims and Iraqi Kurds faced danger back in Iraq.

Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck'

4 hours 57 min ago
A superstitious elderly woman delayed a flight in Shanghai for hours after "praying for safety".

'Indefinite isolation'

5 hours 38 min ago
Gulf countries might 'ultimately, simply disengage from Qatar', a UAE spokesman says.

Many firms hit by global cyber-attacks

6 hours 15 min ago
Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.

Muslim girls complain of Polish racism on Holocaust study trip

6 hours 22 min ago
German Muslim girls say they were racially abused in Poland while learning about the Holocaust.

Look at this amazing basketball court - and other awesome sports venues

6 hours 38 min ago
This stunning basketball court is nestled between buildings in an otherwise standard suburb of Paris.

Srebrenica: Dutch state partly responsible for 350 deaths

7 hours 32 min ago
A Dutch appeal court finds the state 30% liable for 350 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Nitcharee Peneakchanasak: Amputee wins 'best job in Thailand'

7 hours 48 min ago
Nitcharee, 21, landed the job of 'happiness observer' in a hospital six years after losing her legs.

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin 'kills dozens'

8 hours 53 min ago
Activists believe US-led coalition aircraft bombed the site and that prisoners are among the dead.

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

8 hours 55 min ago
Donald Trump Jr called the network "fake news" after it published the now retracted article.

Philippines to make enthusiastic singing of national anthem mandatory

9 hours 8 min ago
A new bill passed by the House aims to make singing the anthem "with fervour" compulsory.


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