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Pakistan passenger plane 'crashes' with more than 40 on board

A passenger plane with more than 40 people on board in Pakistan has reportedly crashed on its way to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral.

A passenger plane with more than 40 people on board in Pakistan has reportedly crashed on its way to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral.

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Aleppo: Syrian army "seizes all of Old City"

Syrian government forces have reportedly recaptured all of Aleppo’s historic ‘Old City’, pushing the last remaining rebels there out.

Syrian government forces have reportedly recaptured all of Aleppo’s historic ‘Old City’, pushing the last remaining rebels there out.

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Netanyahu statue toppled

A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.

A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.

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Nimrud: drone footage shows ISIL destruction of Iraqi ancient city

Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.

Drone footage taken over the ancient northern Iraqi site of Nimrud has been released showing the extent of the damage suffered at the hands of ISIL.

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Iran won't let Trump tear up nuclear deal, says Rouhani

Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…

Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…

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India mourns prominent politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa

The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

The death of one of India’s most popular and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalithaa has sparked mass mourning in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

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Russia and US to talk Aleppo rebel withdrawal as Syrian army advances

Syrian government forces and their allies have advanced into another rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo – according to an opposition official and the UK-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory f

Syrian government forces and their allies have advanced into another rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo – according to an opposition official and the UK-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory f

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Watch: Man has ear regrown on his arm

Plastic surgeons in China have claimed success in regenerating an ear… on a patient’s arm!

Plastic surgeons in China have claimed success in regenerating an ear… on a patient’s arm!

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Syrian army advances on Aleppo airport

The Syrian army and its allies have advanced deeper into rebel-controlled areas, taking over a major access road leading to Aleppo International Airport.

The Syrian army and its allies have advanced deeper into rebel-controlled areas, taking over a major access road leading to Aleppo International Airport.

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Judo: Tokyo Grand Slam wraps up 2016 season in style

Serbian judoka Aleksandar Kukolj celebrated his second consecutive Grand Slam victory after winning the men’s -90 kilo title on the third and final day in Tokyo – the last event of the 2016…

Serbian judoka Aleksandar Kukolj celebrated his second consecutive Grand Slam victory after winning the men’s -90 kilo title on the third and final day in Tokyo – the last event of the 2016…

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Uzbekistan election: acting president expected to win easily

Uzbekistan is holding its first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the man who ruled the Central Asian country with an iron fist for 27…

Uzbekistan is holding its first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the man who ruled the Central Asian country with an iron fist for 27…

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Russia says ISIL leader killed in North Caucasus

Russia says it has killed an ISIL leader in the North Caucasus mountains along with four other militants in a raid on a stronghold near the southern Russian city of Makhachkala, the capital of the Rep

Russia says it has killed an ISIL leader in the North Caucasus mountains along with four other militants in a raid on a stronghold near the southern Russian city of Makhachkala, the capital of the Rep

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Japan dominates on first day of the Tokyo Grand Slam

Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The World Judo Tour is drawing to a close and it’s time for competitors to wrap up the season in style.

Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The World Judo Tour is drawing to a close and it’s time for competitors to wrap up the season in style.

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The future of car driving is electric, say experts

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

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Afghanistan and Turkmenistan inaugurate apis Lazuli railway

The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.

The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.

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Thailand's crown prince and future king prays for his late father

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, set to become Thai King, attends Buddhist prayers to mark the 50th day of his father’s death, late king Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, set to become Thai King, attends Buddhist prayers to mark the 50th day of his father’s death, late king Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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North Korea faces fresh sanctions over its atomic ambitions

Japan and South Korea have agreed to impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

Japan and South Korea have agreed to impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

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Clown of Aleppo 'killed in Syrian or Russian air strike'

Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.

Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.