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India hands over remains of British climbers who died in Himalayas

India hands over remains of British climbers who died in HimalayasThe bodies of three climbers from the UK who died while trying to reach the top of an unscaled Himalayan peak have been handed over to the British high commission in India.

Hong Kong protests: Suicides spark mental health fears

Hong Kong protests: Suicides spark mental health fearsTwenty minutes from the Chinese mainland, a Hong Kong community is grieving.

Lunar satellite captures stunning images of solar eclipse

Lunar satellite captures stunning images of solar eclipseStunning pictures of a rare total eclipse that blocked out the sun above Chile and Argentina have been captured by a satellite orbiting the moon.

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquakeA 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre.

Payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from ‘El Chapo’

Payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from ‘El Chapo’US prosecutors have said they are seeking a court order that would require Joaquin Guzman, who is better known as El Chapo, to pay $12.7bn (£11.3bn) in forfeits, after he was jailed in February.

Chinese city to clamp down on ‘Beijing bikinis’

Chinese city to clamp down on ‘Beijing bikinis’Chinese men have been banned from sporting so-called “Beijing bikinis” after they were deemed “uncivilised” by authorities in the city of Jinan.

Facial recognition in China ‘spot on’ – Met Police Federation

Facial recognition in China ‘spot on’ – Met Police FederationFacial recognition in China is “absolutely correct” and “spot on”, the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deployed in London “on a 24-hour basis”.

Tunisia bans niqab in public institutions after terror attacks

Tunisia bans niqab in public institutions after terror attacksTunisia has banned the wearing of the niqab in public institutions for security reasons following three terror attacks.

Two million barrels of oil that could damage UK-Iran relations

Two million barrels of oil that could damage UK-Iran relationsAs if they were not bad enough, the seizure of an oil tanker laden with Iranian oil has plunged relations between Iran and the UK to a new low.

Sudan protesters hail ‘revolution’ after agreeing power-sharing deal

Sudan protesters hail ‘revolution’ after agreeing power-sharing dealSudan’s pro-democracy movement claims to have secured a “revolution” after reaching a power-sharing agreement with the country’s ruling military council.