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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.

Bart Whitaker: Father's plea to save son who plotted own family's murder

The father of a man who arranged the murders of his mother and younger brother is pleading with authorities in Texas not to execute him.

Five women killed in shooting outside Russian church

Five women have been killed after a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region.

Russia 'laughing their asses off' at US, Donald Trump says

Donald Trump has said Russia is "laughing their asses off" at what he claims is the "discord, disruption and chaos" gripping the US.

Netanyahu holds up drone piece and warns Iran: 'Do not test Israel'

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a warning to Iran over the actions of its "proxies" in Syria.

Dozens presumed dead as Aseman Airlines flight from Tehran to Yasuj crashes in fog

Dozens of people are presumed dead after a plane crashed in a foggy, mountainous region in southern Iran.

Sacred Tibetan Jokhang temple damaged by fire

A sacred Buddhist site in Tibet has been damaged by fire.

US aid cut to Gaza refugees has left a 'time bomb', UN chief warns

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has said a US cut to funding is a danger to stability across the region and could lead to an outbreak of protests.

World Vision denies staff sexually exploited Haiti earthquake survivors

Government-funded charity World Vision has denied allegations its staff sexually exploited Haiti earthquake survivors.

'Hero cow' escapes abattoir in Poland by swimming to island

A plucky cow that was being taken to an abattoir in Poland managed to escape after swimming to safety on an island.

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