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At least nine people killed in Sicily floods

At least nine people killed in Sicily floodsAt least nine people have been killed in floods on the island of Sicily after fierce storms battered Italy.

North Korea threatens to restart nuclear weapons programme

North Korea threatens to restart nuclear weapons programmeNorth Korea has warned it could revive its policy of building up its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country.

Christian woman accused of blasphemy seeks UK asylum

Christian woman accused of blasphemy seeks UK asylumThe husband of a Christian Pakistani woman who was accused of blasphemy has asked Theresa May to grant them asylum in Britain.

Family say goodbye to ‘down to earth’ Vichai

Family say goodbye to ‘down to earth’ VichaiTo the sound of a Thai flute, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s family said goodbye to the Leicester City owner.

‘Father of Taliban’ buried after being stabbed to death

‘Father of Taliban’ buried after being stabbed to deathThe man known as the “father of the Taliban” has been buried in Pakistan surrounded by thousands of followers after being stabbed to death.

Wealthy Russians’ phone numbers and addresses leaked online

Wealthy Russians’ phone numbers and addresses leaked onlinePersonal data belonging to thousands of wealthy Russians, including names, home addresses and mobile numbers, has been leaked¬†online.

US soldier killed in ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

US soldier killed in ‘insider attack’ in AfghanistanA US soldier was killed and another wounded in an apparent insider attack when an Afghan commando opened fire on them in Kabul, NATO has said.

Diver dies searching for plane crash victims

Diver dies searching for plane crash victimsA rescue diver who died in the salvage operation for a passenger jet that crashed off Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board, has been hailed “a humanitarian hero”.

Brexit fraying UK-Irish relations, Varadkar warns

Brexit fraying UK-Irish relations, Varadkar warnsBrexit is fraying Britain’s relationship with Ireland, the country’s prime minister Leo Varadkar has warned.

Funeral of Leicester City owner gets under way

Funeral of Leicester City owner gets under wayThe funeral of the owner of Leicester City who died in a helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium has begun in his native Thailand.