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Armed robber takes hostages at Paris travel agency
Armed robber takes hostages at Paris travel agency

An armed robber has taken several people hostage at a travel agency in Paris, Le Parisien newspaper reported online.

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MPs’ trip to Castro funeral cancelled
MPs’ trip to Castro funeral cancelled
Politics

A trip by a multi-party delegation of MPs to the funeral of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been cancelled due to logistical problems.

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Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests to raise awareness
Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests to raise awareness

Britain's Prince Harry and international popstar Rihanna took HIV tests as part of a World Aids Day campaign in Barbados.

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Thailand's new king makes first public appearance
Thailand's new king makes first public appearance

Thailand's new king made his first public appearance since ascending the throne, ending a period of uncertainty since the ...

3 days ago
3-year-old’s killer begs for mercy from parole board
3-year-old’s killer begs for mercy from parole board

A man set to die in January for raping and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter is asking the Ohio parole board to spare his life.

3 days ago
Hollande rules out second term as president
Hollande rules out second term as president

Francois Hollande said he would not seek a second term in office in 2017, the first time in decades that an incumbent French ...

3 days ago
Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole
Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole

Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole after he fell ill.

4 days ago
Castro's ashes on last journey across island - PICS
Castro's ashes on last journey across island - PICS

Feted by cheering Cubans, a funeral cortege carried the ashes of Fidel Castro out of Havana on a three-day journey to his final resting place.

4 days ago
Trump to back away from business to focus on White House
Trump to back away from business to focus on White House
Business

US President-elect Donald Trump vows to step back from running his global business empire to avoid conflicts of interest.