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Search continues for crashed Iranian plane

The search for a plane which crashed in Iran's Zagros mountains with 65 people on board will continue on Tuesday.

Mount Sinabung: Massive volcanic eruption 'turned day into night'

A major volcanic eruption in Indonesia has propelled ash and rock more than 5,000m (16,400ft) into the sky.

Airbnb crackdown on traffickers turning its rental homes into 'pop-up brothels'

Airbnb is cracking down on traffickers who turn its rental homes into "pop-up brothels" to sexually exploit vulnerable women and girls.

Trump challenges Oprah to run for 2020 US presidency to 'expose and defeat' her

Donald Trump has dared Oprah Winfrey to enter the White House race in 2020, saying he wants her to be "exposed and defeated".

Winter Olympics: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky in doping probe

Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky has been charged with a doping offence at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Internal Oxfam report found suspects threatened Haiti abuse witnesses

A newly released internal report into alleged abuse by Oxfam aid workers in Haiti has revealed that three of the suspects physically threatened or intimidated a witness.

War in Afghanistan: Threat of attacks 'worse than ever'

The commander of Kabul's elite police unit has told Sky News the threat of attacks in the Afghan capital is worse than ever, despite security of the city being a key plank of the US-led forces' strategy for the country.

Afghan security: Britain 'should commit more troops'

Britain should commit more troops to help stabilise Afghanistan and be prepared to remain in the country for many more years, a former Head of the British Armed Forces has said.

Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki defends 'Jewish Holocaust perpetrators' comments

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has attempted to downplay his claim that Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust.

Man and 11-year-old daughter killed in French Alps avalanche

A 44-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter have died after being swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps, according to local media.

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