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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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Cuba mourns revolutionary leader Fidel Castro

Cuba has begun nine days of national mourning following the death of Fidel Castro on Friday night.

Cuba has begun nine days of national mourning following the death of Fidel Castro on Friday night.

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Students grieve death of former Havana University alumnus Castro

As Cuba begins nine days of national mourning, students at the University of Havana, where Fidel Castro studied before becoming one of the world’s most notorious revolutionaries, vowed to maintain his

As Cuba begins nine days of national mourning, students at the University of Havana, where Fidel Castro studied before becoming one of the world’s most notorious revolutionaries, vowed to maintain his

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The sun rises over Cuba after Fidel

Residents of Havana were just beginning to digest the news of the former leader's death with their morning coffee

Residents of Havana were just beginning to digest the news of the former leader's death with their morning coffee

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Fidel Castro 1926-2016

A hero in the eyes of many, dictator Fidel Castro’s revolutionary fire for decades lit up global politics.

A hero in the eyes of many, dictator Fidel Castro’s revolutionary fire for decades lit up global politics.

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Turning a page on history in Cuba

This is a moment many Cubans will remember, where they were when they first heard Fidel Castro had died.

This is a moment many Cubans will remember, where they were when they first heard Fidel Castro had died.

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Steven Gerrard announces retirement

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement on Thursday a week after confirming he would not be returning to play for Major League Soccer side LA…

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement on Thursday a week after confirming he would not be returning to play for Major League Soccer side LA…

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Royals remember

Britain’s Prince Charles and Prince Harry took centre stage in Remembrance events on Friday (11 November).

Britain’s Prince Charles and Prince Harry took centre stage in Remembrance events on Friday (11 November).

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Xi calls for Chinese unity

China’s President Xi Jinping has appealed for unity to quell political unrest in Hong Kong and self-governing Taiwan.

China’s President Xi Jinping has appealed for unity to quell political unrest in Hong Kong and self-governing Taiwan.

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Moscow military march

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

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Moscow commemorates 75th anniversary of WW2 march

Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World

Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World

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Traditional cycles on show at Prague race

High wheel bicycle enthusiasts gathered in Prague on Saturday (5/11) to compete in the traditional “Prague Mile” race in front of hundreds of spectators.

High wheel bicycle enthusiasts gathered in Prague on Saturday (5/11) to compete in the traditional “Prague Mile” race in front of hundreds of spectators.

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Iran marks anniversary of US embassy takeover

Thousands of protesters have rallied in the Iranian capital to mark the anniversary of the takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.

Thousands of protesters have rallied in the Iranian capital to mark the anniversary of the takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.

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Religious art rescue

A video released by Italian firefighters on Tuesday (1 November) shows statues, paintings and a crucifix being salvaged from a cathedral in the town of Norcia, following a…

A video released by Italian firefighters on Tuesday (1 November) shows statues, paintings and a crucifix being salvaged from a cathedral in the town of Norcia, following a…

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Hundreds recreate Napoleonic battle

Members of Russian historical reconstruction clubs on Sunday reenacted the Battle of Maloyaroslavets which took place near Moscow during the 1812 Napoleonic war in…

Members of Russian historical reconstruction clubs on Sunday reenacted the Battle of Maloyaroslavets which took place near Moscow during the 1812 Napoleonic war in…

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Hungarians remember revolution 60 years on

Sixty years ago to the day the world watched in awe and horror as Hungarians took to the streets and rose up against the Soviet Union.

Sixty years ago to the day the world watched in awe and horror as Hungarians took to the streets and rose up against the Soviet Union.

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Catalonia vows to defy Spain court ruling overturning bullfight ban

Pro-independence politicians and animal rights activists have condemned the Madrid court decision saying the region had no right to ban bullfighting.

Pro-independence politicians and animal rights activists have condemned the Madrid court decision saying the region had no right to ban bullfighting.

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Convert or destroy - what will happen to Hitler's home?

The building where Adolf Hitler was supposedly born will be remodeled, Austria’s interior minister has suggested after initially saying it would be torn down.

The building where Adolf Hitler was supposedly born will be remodeled, Austria’s interior minister has suggested after initially saying it would be torn down.