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Terror leader wanted by FBI 'goes on the run' in the Philippines

The man said to be Islamic State's leader in southeast Asia - and one of America's most wanted terrorists - appears to have gone on the run after a five-week battle in the Philippines.

China landslide buries village leaving five dead and 120 missing

At least five people have died and more than 120 remain missing after a landslide struck in southwestern China.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emmanuel Macron in 'green future' video selfie

Arnold Schwarzenegger has posted a video of himself with Emmanuel Macron in which the French President repeated his "make the planet great again" dig at Donald Trump.

Pentagon releases images of Russian jet buzzing RC-135 spy plane

Photographs released by the US show a Russian SU-27 jet apparently flying within a few metres of an RC-135 spy plane.

Families plead with Islamic State to leave bloody Mosul

It is hard to appreciate how dreadful Mosul's old city has become.

Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

The White House has said Donald Trump does not intend to fire the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian involvement with the President's electoral campaign.

Five electrocuted at a water park in Turkey

Five people, including a 12-year-old child, have been electrocuted at a water park in Turkey's northwestern Sakarya province.

Top South African ultra-marathon runner Bruce Fordyce robbed of trainers at gunpoint

A top South African athlete has been mugged at gunpoint while out on his morning run.

Brazil warned to cut Amazon rainforest deforestation or lose funding

Norway has warned Brazil to stop chopping down the Amazon rainforest - or risk a significant cut in funding.

Putin critic Alexei Navalny banned from presidential election

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been barred from running against Vladimir Putin for the country's presidency.

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Five electrocuted at a water park in Turkey

Five electrocuted at a water park in Turkey

Five people, including a 12-year-old child, have been electrocuted at a water park in Turkey's northwestern Sakarya province.

Four hurt as tourist bus smashes into bridge in Paris

Four hurt as tourist bus smashes into bridge in Paris

A double-decker tourist bus has hit a bridge in the centre of Paris, ripping off part of the roof.

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