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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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Castro´s ashes in marathon procession to Revolution´s birthplace

Draped in the red, white and blue national flag, Fidel Castro’s ashes were borne through Havana on Wednesday (November 30), at the start of an island-crossing trek to his final resting place in easter

Draped in the red, white and blue national flag, Fidel Castro’s ashes were borne through Havana on Wednesday (November 30), at the start of an island-crossing trek to his final resting place in easter

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Chapecoense crash: plane may have 'run out of fuel'

Investigators from Brazil and the UK have arrived in Colombia to help the inquiry into the plane crash that decimated the Chapecoense football team.

Investigators from Brazil and the UK have arrived in Colombia to help the inquiry into the plane crash that decimated the Chapecoense football team.

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Cuba bids farewell to Castro as ashes are taken to final resting place

There were solemn scenes in Havana on Wednesday as a box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro – draped in the red, white and blue national flag – was placed on a trailer at the start of the revolution

There were solemn scenes in Havana on Wednesday as a box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro – draped in the red, white and blue national flag – was placed on a trailer at the start of the revolution

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Iconic statue shrouded in green for Chapecoense

Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.

Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.

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Cubans turn out in their thousands for Castro commemoration

Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

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World's oldest person Emma Morano celebrates 117th birthday

Italy’s Emma Morano, thought to be the world’s oldest person and the last to be born in the 19th century, celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday.

Italy’s Emma Morano, thought to be the world’s oldest person and the last to be born in the 19th century, celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday.

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Turkey: Fire at schoolgirls' dormitory kills 12

A fire at a dormitory for schoolgirls in southern Turkey on Tuesday left twelve people dead, eleven of them teenagers.

A fire at a dormitory for schoolgirls in southern Turkey on Tuesday left twelve people dead, eleven of them teenagers.

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Leftist Latin American allies honour Castro in Cuba

International friends and admirers of Fidel Castro were in Havana on Tuesday to pay their last respects to the leader of Cuba’s revolution.

International friends and admirers of Fidel Castro were in Havana on Tuesday to pay their last respects to the leader of Cuba’s revolution.

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Flags fly at half-mast across Havana

Cuba honoured former leader Fidel Castro with troops at Havana’s Morro Castle fort firing 21 salvos of a cannon on Monday.

Cuba honoured former leader Fidel Castro with troops at Havana’s Morro Castle fort firing 21 salvos of a cannon on Monday.

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Cubans queue to pay their respects to Fidel Castro

Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.

Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.

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Kim Jong Un expresses condolences over death of Fidel Castro

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has expressed his condolences over the death of Fidel Castro, in a letter to the revolutionary leader’s brother, Cuban President Raul…

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has expressed his condolences over the death of Fidel Castro, in a letter to the revolutionary leader’s brother, Cuban President Raul…

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Cubans prepare for Castro homage

Preparations have begun across Cuba for citizens to pay homage to Fidel Castro, the former leader held in high-esteem by much of the island nations population.

Preparations have begun across Cuba for citizens to pay homage to Fidel Castro, the former leader held in high-esteem by much of the island nations population.

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Sorrow and celebration - mixed reactions to Castro death

One man’s tyrant is another’s freedom fighter the old adage goes, and the death of Fidel Castro has sparked as much celebration as it has sorrow in many of his former…

One man’s tyrant is another’s freedom fighter the old adage goes, and the death of Fidel Castro has sparked as much celebration as it has sorrow in many of his former…

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Barack Obama and Donald Trump offer contrasting responses to the death of Fidel Castro

The death of Fidel Castro brought a wave of reactions from politicians in the United States, including President Barack Obama, who offered condolences to the Castro family and extended “a hand of frie

The death of Fidel Castro brought a wave of reactions from politicians in the United States, including President Barack Obama, who offered condolences to the Castro family and extended “a hand of frie

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Hundred Shi'ite pilgrims killed by Islamic State in Iraq

Around one hundred people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla by a suicide truck bomber.

Around one hundred people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla by a suicide truck bomber.

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Airstrike kills 12 civilians in Yemen

Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…

Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…

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"The Mayoress of Spain" Rita Barbera dies

Known as "the Boss" and "the mayoress of Spain", Barbera, a prominent politician, has been in the public eye over the last year in connection with a corruption investigation.

Known as "the Boss" and "the mayoress of Spain", Barbera, a prominent politician, has been in the public eye over the last year in connection with a corruption investigation.