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Syria conflict: Rebels agree to leave last Homs enclave Syria conflict: Rebels agree to leave last Homs enclave
Syrian rebel fighters have agreed to leave their last enclave in the city of Homs, government officials say. Homs Governor Talal Barrazi said the evacuation of al-Wair was part of an existing deal with community leaders and would take six to eight weeks. Opposition activists said the rebels would be allowed to depart with their families for rebel-held northern Syria. Al-Wair, home to an e...
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Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa
At least 48 people have been killed in a landslide at a vast rubbish dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, officials say. They say dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there at the time. A number of makeshift houses are now buried under tonnes of waste. The area has been a dumping...
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Afghanistan: IS gunmen dressed as medics kill 30 at Kabul military hospital Afghanistan: IS gunmen dressed as medics kill 30 at Kabul military hospital
More than 30 people have been killed after attackers dressed as doctors stormed the largest military hospital in Kabul, Afghan officials say. Militants armed with guns and grenades gained entry after one detonated explosives at a hospital gate and then opened fire on staff and patients. Commandos who landed on the Sardar Daud hospital roof killed all four attackers after several hours of fig...
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Mosul battle: Troops retake main government office Mosul battle: Troops retake main government office
Iraqi forces say they have retaken the main government offices in Mosul as the offensive continues to oust the so-called Islamic State (IS) group. The advance could pave the way for an attack on the heavily-populated old city, where the militants are still entrenched. Thousands of civilians are streaming out of the city every day. Mosul is the last stronghold for IS in Iraq. The east of t...
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Fillon France election: Candidate makes fighting speech at rally Fillon France election: Candidate makes fighting speech at rally
Beleaguered French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has urged supporters to fight on, in a speech to a mass rally in Paris. He told tens of thousands of supporters, many waving tricolour flags, that he would be cleared over allegations he paid his wife and children for work they did not do. The rally is seen as a crucial test of his popularity. Calls are growing for him to quit and ...
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Suspected Syrian plane 'crashes near Turkey border' Suspected Syrian plane 'crashes near Turkey border'
A plane believed to be a Syrian military aircraft has crashed near the border between Syria and Turkey, Turkish officials say. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said it was a MiG-23 warplane. He said a search was under way for the pilot, who was believed to have ejected. An Islamist group which is fighting the Syrian government tweeted a video it said showed a plane being "targeted"....
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'First chemical attack' in Mosul battle injures twelve 'First chemical attack' in Mosul battle injures twelve
Twelve civilians have been injured in Mosul in what appears to be the first chemical weapon attack in the battle for the IS stronghold. A doctor from the International Red Cross (ICRC), based in nearby Irbil, confirmed the incident to the BBC. An 11-year-old boy has severe respiratory and skin problems and a month-old baby was also injured. The ICRC doctor said the substance used was stil...
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Fillon refuses to quit French election despite investigation Fillon refuses to quit French election despite investigation
French centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon says a judge is placing him under investigation over a fake job scandal - but has vowed to continue his election campaign. For weeks, Mr Fillon has fought allegations that his wife was paid for years for work she did not do. Mr Fillon called the investigation "a political assassination" against him. President Francois Hollande cri...
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Syria war: Russia and China veto sanctions Syria war: Russia and China veto sanctions
Russia and China have vetoed a UN resolution to impose sanctions on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons. It is the seventh time Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution to protect the Syrian government. China has also vetoed six security council resolutions on Syria since the civil war began in 2011. Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons in 2013 under an agreem...
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Melbourne 'go slow' taxi protest stops traffic Melbourne 'go slow' taxi protest stops traffic
Melbourne taxi drivers have staged a "go slow" protest on one of the city's busiest roads. Taxis drove at 5km/h (3mph) on the Tullamarine Freeway to Parliament House during the morning rush hour, causing a traffic jam. The state government is planning industry reforms that will regulate ride-sharing app Uber and scrap taxi licenses. Drivers are concerned they will not receive enough compe...
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