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Dutch PM sees off challenge from far-right

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has won the country's election, holding off a strong challenge from far-right leader Geert Wilders.
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Posted 2017/03/15 20:01:00

Briton jailed in Bali for murder of policeman

A court in Bali has jailed a British man for six years for his role in the murder of a policeman.
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Posted 2017/03/13 08:56:00

Boaty McBoatface sent on first Antarctic mission

A submersible christened Boaty McBoatface after a public vote to name a polar research ship backfired is being sent on its first Antarctic mission.
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Posted 2017/03/13 02:18:00

Bus driver kills 38 speeding away from crash

A bus driver has killed 38 people after ploughing into pedestrians while trying to speed away from a fatal accident in Haiti.
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Posted 2017/03/12 15:34:00

Red Cross: Syria destruction on WWII scale

The devastation wreaked by the Syrian conflict has been compared by the head of the Red Cross to that seen in World War Two.
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Posted 2017/03/12 15:20:00

Dutch riot police break up Turkish protest

Dutch riot police have broken up a protest by more than 1,000 supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, after diplomatic tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands.
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Posted 2017/03/12 01:50:00

Sister Sledge star Joni Sledge dies aged 60

Joni Sledge, who recorded the dance anthem We Are Family with her three sisters, has died aged 60.
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Posted 2017/03/12 01:12:00

Intruder with backpack arrested at White House

A man carrying a backpack has been arrested after breaching security at the White House.
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Posted 2017/03/11 16:22:00

Manhunt after homeless man burned alive in Sicily

Police in Italy are hunting a man who threw flammable liquid over a homeless man as he slept and then set him alight.
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Posted 2017/03/11 13:24:00

Shopping centre shut down over terror fears

A shopping centre in Germany has been ordered to stay closed after a tip-off that a terror attack was planned for today.
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Posted 2017/03/11 10:55:00

Shopping centre shut down over terror fears

A shopping centre in Germany was ordered to stay closed after a tip-off that a terror attack was planned for Saturday.
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Posted 2017/03/11 10:55:00

Environment chief deluged after climate doubts

The head of America's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reportedly been deluged with angry phone calls after publicly doubting the role that carbon dioxide plays in climate change.
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Posted 2017/03/11 09:21:00

US military plea over nude photo-sharing scandal

America's top marine has urged women affected by a nude photo-sharing scandal rocking the military to come forward.
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Posted 2017/03/11 09:00:00

Humanitarian crisis: 20 million face starvation

The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945, the UN's humanitarian chief has warned.
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Posted 2017/03/10 23:31:00

Trump invites Palestinian leader to White House

Mahmoud Abbas has been invited to visit the White House by Donald Trump to discuss resuming peace talks.
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Posted 2017/03/10 23:31:00

Snipers, missiles and bombs in Mosul IS showdown

Iraqi forces are just a street away from storming Mosul's old quarter in what many believe will be the defining phase for the battle for Iraq's second city.
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Posted 2017/03/10 16:41:00

Train hits bus stuck on tracks in Mississippi

At least four people have died and 35 people have been injured after a train collided with a bus in Mississippi.
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Posted 2017/03/07 21:24:00

Ex-spy behind Trump dossier back at work

A former British spy forced into hiding after compiling an unproven dossier of damaging allegations about Donald Trump has returned to work.
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Posted 2017/03/07 19:56:00

Toddler killer shot dead at his own wedding

A Turkish man who shot dead a British toddler in Turkey 14 years ago has been shot and killed at his own wedding.
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Posted 2017/03/07 16:11:00

Boko Haram teen paid 40p to blow herself up

Sky News has obtained rare footage of a female suicide bomber captured in northern Nigeria - indicating a change of tactics by the Boko Haram militant insurgency aligned to Islamic State.
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Posted 2017/03/07 15:00:00