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New cases of babies born without arms or hands prompts France to open a national inquiry.
A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.
The Rocky star will not be prosecuted for a 1990 rape claim.
Officials say salvage teams are still looking for the wreckage of the ill-fated Lion Air flight.
A 17-year-old died after taking explosives to a federal security office in Arkhangelsk, officials say.
Jin Yong's fantasy novels of martial arts heroes and legends sold millions around the world.
A Russian-language teacher is a YouTube star for calling out TV grammar errors
Bill Gertos had changed the locks and leased the house to others - giving him legal ownership rights.
Kanye West announces he's distancing himself from politics over Blexit campaign.
Oscar winner Viola Davis reveals how she has stayed grounded in Hollywood and why there still aren't enough black actors on screen.
Workers at the Japanese company would crouch in trenches beside railway tracks as trains sped by.
The 600ft tall statue, which cost $430m, has been billed as a major tourist attraction.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urge all sides to hold talks soon.
The landmark ruling by the Supreme Court means Asia Bibi will not be hanged for blasphemy.
The human remains could help solve the disappearance of a teenage girl in 1983, Italian media report.
Brazil's far-right president-elect will merge the ministries of agriculture and the environment.
Why have Nigeria's main parties both chosen septuagenarian presidential candidates?
Are fears among environmentalists about the election of Brazil's new president justified?
So extensive is the spread of English, a group of lecturers warns of a looming "linguicide".
Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say.