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Climbers asked to remove rubbish on Mount Everest after deadly avalanches

Climbers in Nepal are being urged to help remove rubbish from a Mount Everest camp abandoned two years ago when a massive earthquake triggered avalanches that killed 19 people.

White House denies trying to silence evidence of Russia ties

The White House has denied it tried to stop potentially damaging evidence about links between the President's team and Russia from being made public.

Francois Fillon's British wife Penelope charged over 'fake jobs' scandal

Francois Fillon's British wife has been charged over the fake jobs scandal that has engulfed her husband's French presidential campaign.

Man quizzed over death of British dancer in Australian strip club

Police have questioned a man over the death of a British dancer at an Australian strip club.

Critically endangered Indochinese tiger cubs found in Thai jungle

A "miraculous" new breeding population of a critically endangered tiger species has been found in a jungle in Thailand.

Samsung to release new phone after Note 7 woes

The latest smartphone from Samsung is expected to be unveiled later today.

Quadriplegic man's arm and hand brought back to life by thought-control tech

A quadriplegic man has had his right arm and hand brought back to life with the help of thought-control technology.

US diplomat hits back at Mosul civilian death claims

A former US ambassador to the United Nations has hit back at claims of an increase in civilian casualties in the battle for Mosul.

Gang planned to steal Enzo Ferrari's body from his tomb in Italy

Italian detectives say they have foiled a plot by a gang to steal the body of Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari and demand a ransom.

Battle for Mosul: US 'probably had role in civilian casualties'

The top American commander in Iraq says the US probably had a role in civilian casualties in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State.

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Typhoon jets from RAF Coningsby to counter Russia threat over Black Sea

Typhoon jets from RAF Coningsby to counter Russia threat over Black Sea

Four RAF Typhoons are being sent to Romania to help police the Black Sea and provide reassurance to countries worried about Russia's military ambitions.

Islamic State is 'broke' and struggling to pay its fighters

Islamic State is 'broke' and struggling to pay its fighters

Iraq's former finance minister has told Sky News that Islamic State is nearly bankrupt and is running out of money to pay its fighters.

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