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New Zealand part of sunken continent: scientists New Zealand part of sunken continent: scientists
WELLINGTON: New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent — mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific — that should be recognised with the name Zealandia, according to scientists. Researchers said on Friday that Zealandia was a distinct geological entity and met all the criteria applied to Earth’s seven other continents — elevation above the surrounding area, distinctive geology, a well...
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Kim Jong-nam death: North Korea asks for return of body Kim Jong-nam death: North Korea asks for return of body
North Korea has asked Malaysia for the body of a man believed to be leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother. Kim Jong-nam is thought to have been poisoned as he waited to board a flight in the capital Kuala Lumpur on Monday. Local authorities are carrying out an autopsy to establish the exact cause of Mr Kim's death, but Pyongyang has reportedly objected. Police have arrested one woman in conne...
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North Korean leader's brother Kim Jong-nam 'killed' in Malaysia' North Korean leader's brother Kim Jong-nam 'killed' in Malaysia'
The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, has been killed with poison in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, reports say. Malaysian police said a North Korean man waiting at the airport for a flight to Macau on Monday had fallen ill and died on his way to hospital. However, they named him as "Kim Chol", not Kim Jong-nam. The late Kim Jong-il's eldest son is though...
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France avalanche: Four killed at Tignes ski resort France avalanche: Four killed at Tignes ski resort
Two teenage boys are among four snowboarders killed in an avalanche at the ski resort of Tignes in France. The snowboarders, led by an instructor, died when the wall of snow swept through an off-piste area just after 10:30 local time (09:30 GMT) on Monday. It had been feared more people had been caught up in the disaster. But Albertville Deputy Prefect Nicolas Martrenchard told a press co...
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North Korea ballistic missile test sparks condemnation North Korea ballistic missile test sparks condemnation
North Korea's latest ballistic missile test has been widely condemned. South Korea and US officials said the missile, launched on Saturday night, flew east towards the Sea of Japan for about 500km (300 miles). South Korea's defence ministry called it an armed provocation to test the response of President Donald Trump. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, standing next to Mr Trump on a visit...
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Jakarta vote: Indonesia hardliners call for Muslim governor Jakarta vote: Indonesia hardliners call for Muslim governor
Tens of thousands of Indonesians have gathered in Jakarta to urge people to vote for a Muslim candidate to be the capital city's next governor. The incumbent, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, is an ethnic Chinese Christian currently on trial after being accused of insulting Islam. Despite the court case, Mr Purnama is still expected to win Wednesday's vote. The campaign against him ...
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French farmer Cedric Herrou fined for helping migrants French farmer Cedric Herrou fined for helping migrants
A French farmer has been convicted and given a suspended €3,000 (£2,500; $3,200) fine for helping migrants cross the French-Italian border. Cedric Herrou has housed dozens of migrants in caravans on his farm in the Roya valley, in south-east France. He has been hailed by supporters as a humanitarian and has vowed to continue helping migrants, which he characterises as a civic duty. Immigr...
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Syria war: Russian 'friendly fire' kills Turkish soldiers Syria war: Russian 'friendly fire' kills Turkish soldiers
President Vladimir Putin has sent condolences after a Russian air strike accidentally killed three Turkish soldiers in northern Syria. The soldiers were supporting Syrian rebels in efforts to capture the city of al-Bab from so-called Islamic State. It is part of a broader offensive by Turkey to push IS and Kurdish fighters away from Turkey's southern border. Russia and Turkey, who back op...
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Chinese family reunites 500 members for rare photo Chinese family reunites 500 members for rare photo
More than 500 members of one Chinese family have posed for the ultimate family photo. The pictures were taken at a Ren family reunion at Shishe village in China's eastern province of Zhejiang. It was held last week during the Lunar New Year period, which is usually marked by the Chinese with large family gatherings and meals. Photographer Zhang Liangzong took the pictures with a drone in ...
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Syria conflict: Thousands hanged at Saydnaya prison, Amnesty says Syria conflict: Thousands hanged at Saydnaya prison, Amnesty says
As many as 13,000 people, most of them civilian opposition supporters, have been executed in secret at a prison in Syria, Amnesty International says. A new report by the human rights group alleges that mass hangings took place every week at Saydnaya prison between September 2011 and December 2015. Amnesty says the alleged executions were authorised at the highest levels of the Syrian governm...
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