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Risk of further dam collapse in Brazil sparks evacuation

Risk of further dam collapse in Brazil sparks evacuationThe “imminent” threat of a further dam collapse at an iron ore mine in Brazil has triggered an evacuation of surrounding communities, firefighters say.

At least 20 killed in Philippines church bombing

At least 20 killed in Philippines church bombingAt least 20 people have been killed and 81 injured after two bombs exploded at a Catholic cathedral in the Philippines.

Banksy mural stolen from doors of Bataclan in Paris

Banksy mural stolen from doors of Bataclan in ParisA Banksy mural on a door of the Bataclan theatre in Paris, where 90 people were killed in a terror attack, has been stolen.

‘Significant progress’ in US talks with Taliban to end 17-year war

‘Significant progress’ in US talks with Taliban to end 17-year warThe US peace envoy to Afghanistan said “significant progress” was made during talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the country’s destructive 17-year war.

300 crocodiles relocated to protect tourists at world’s tallest statue

300 crocodiles relocated to protect tourists at world’s tallest statueIndia has come under fire for relocating almost 300 crocodiles from the bottom of the new Statue of Unity so tourists can reach it by seaplane.

Britain issues Venezuela elections ultimatum

Britain issues Venezuela elections ultimatumBritain has threatened to recognise Venezuela’s opposition leader as Western nations increase the pressure on the crisis-hit country’s president, Nicolas Maduro.

Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand, who worked with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis and Barbra Streisand, has died aged 86.

BAE boss: UK should be friend to Saudi after Khashoggi murder

BAE boss: UK should be friend to Saudi after Khashoggi murderBritain should be a “critical friend” to Saudi Arabia, according to the boss of Europe’s biggest defence company.

Children shackled and caged in Zimbabwe crackdown

Children shackled and caged in Zimbabwe crackdownThe battered prison trucks pull in just before eight o’clock in the morning and unload their youthful-looking cargo at Harare’s central magistrates court.