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ARA San Juan: 'Critical phase' as missing sub runs low on oxygen

The search for a missing Argentinian submarine has entered a "critical phase" as the crew's oxygen supply could be running low.

Ex-Olympic doctor Larry Nassar admits 'evil' abuse of child gymnasts

A former doctor for the US Olympic gymnastics team who is accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault.

Facebook apologises to family of dead Mafia boss for removing tribute posts

Facebook has apologised to the family of Italy’s Mafia "boss of bosses" after it removed messages of condolences following his death, aged 87.

Zimbabwe President-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals 'poisoning'

Zimbabwe's incoming leader has revealed he was subject to an assassination attempt and hailed the start of the country’s "new and unfolding democracy".

Zimbabwe's next leader Emmerson Mnangagwa faces huge challenge to kickstart economy

To get under the skin of the problems facing the incoming Zimbabwean president, you need to get out of the big cities and into rural areas where the bulk of the population live.

'Ethnic cleansing': US verdict on violence against Rohingya Muslims

The United States has declared the ongoing violence against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened to impose sanctions against those behind "horrendous atrocities" in Myanmar.

Crocodile-dodging pair on car roof for four days

Two men and a dog were forced to sleep on the roof of their car after becoming stranded in a crocodile infested tidal zone.

Bounty offered for head of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone

The release of a Bollywood film has been put on hold after a $1.5m (£1.1m) bounty was offered to anyone who beheads lead actress Deepika Padukone and the film’s director.

Mnangagwa arrives in Harare and heads to State House

Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Zimbabwe and has gone to the State House to be briefed, a ZANU-PF official has said.

Buncrana pier tragedy witness: 'I tried to pull boy out but he got stuck'

A witness has described the moments just before a car which slipped off a ramp into the sea went underwater, killing five people.

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