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Abu Bakar Bashir: Cleric linked to Bali bombings must renounce radicalism to win release

The alleged mastermind of the Bali bombings will not be released from prison early unless he renounces radicalism, Indonesia's president has said - backtracking from plans to free him imminently without conditions.

Concrete-filled bodies found in Thailand are aides of missing activist, police say

Two mutilated bodies washed up on the shore of the Mekong River in northeast Thailand have been identified as anti-government activists.

Zimbabwe's president didn't get the welcome home he hoped for

When the scarf-clad Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, touched down at Harare's scruffy-looking airport, he did not get the sort of reception that I am sure he was hoping for.

EU says hard Irish border 'obvious' under 'no-deal' Brexit as split emerges with Dublin

The EU believes a hard border on the island of Ireland is an "obvious" result of a "no-deal" Brexit  - as signs of a split with Dublin emerged over the issue.

Fyre Festival co-founder Ja Rule claims he was also victim of scam

Fyre Festival co-founder Ja Rule claims he was also a victim of the infamous event which promised customers a luxury party on an island in the Bahamas.

Donald Trump backs 'smeared' teens accused of mocking Native American

Donald Trump has defended a group of high school students accused of disrespecting a Native American activist, tweeting that the teenagers have been "smeared by the media".

Natural world at severe risk, Sir David Attenborough tells Prince William on stage in Davos

Sir David Attenborough warned of the "echoes and implications" in the natural world of everything humans do in the urban world as he took questions from old friend Prince William.

'Drunk passenger' attempts to hijack Aeroflot plane and demands flight to Afghanistan

A drunk passenger who tried to hijack a passenger jet over Russia has been arrested, police have said.

Brexit backer Dyson moves head office to Singapore

Brexit-backing businessman Sir James Dyson is to relocate the Dyson head office and tax base from the UK to Singapore.

Oscars 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead the way with 10 nominations each

Regal comedy drama The Favourite and black-and-white epic Roma are the Oscars frontrunners after receiving 10 nods each, with several other nominees also making Academy Awards history.

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Lorry stuck under Skipton bridge

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The Met Office has warned of ice overnight.

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