A landmark truce is to take effect in Syria on Saturday, the US and Russia announced, but Israel said it was sceptical the deal would hold.
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Turkey accused Russia of an "obvious war crime" after missile attacks in northern Syria killed dozens of people.
A fireball erupted as a tanker carrying LPG collided with a car killing at least 10 people include 6 schoolchildren in Pakistan.
White House hopeful Donald Trump has won New Hampshire's Republican presidential nominating contest.
A Milwaukee man who allegedly planned to kill dozens of people in a mass shooting at a Masonic temple is to face weapons charges.
A man died after setting himself on fire outside the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate, police said.