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Divers search seas around New Zealand's volatile White Island for two people still missing five days after the volcano erupted, while police formally name the first victim

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Flow chart showing what might happen next in the Brexit process @AFPgraphics 

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#BREAKING North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at Sohae launch site : KCNA

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UN climate negotiations are deadlocked deep into overtime and through the night, with even the best-case outcome likely to fall well short of what science says is needed to avert a future ravaged by global warming

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Top trading partners of the United States in 2018, according to US Census Bureau@AFPgraphics 

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A gutsy comeback from Marc Leishman and Abraham Ancer gave Ernie Els' International team a massive confidence boost at the Presidents Cup as Tiger Wood's Americans stormed into contention

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#BREAKING Sudan court sentences Bashir to two years house arrest for graft

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Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on the head by a brick during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters last month, police said. The three males and two females are aged 15 to 18

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Driven by anger at the authorities' response to massive protests - and guilt that the burden of defending democracy has fallen on the city's youth - a white collar rebellion is rippling out across Hong Kong

For more than 30 years, plastic phones shaped like the cartoon cat Garfield have been washing up on French beaches. The mystery is now solved: a shipping container which washed up during a storm in the 1980s was found in a hidden sea cave 📷 Fred Tanneau

#BREAKING Notre-Dame's main structure is "saved and preserved" after fire, says Paris fire official

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Mexicans who served in US Army with the promise of becoming citizens but ended up being deported, protest on Memorial Day in Ciudad Juarez

A huge cardboard skeleton sits in a street in the Tlahuac neighbourhood of Mexico City ahead of the Day of the Dead festival 📸 Pedro Pardo

AFP is withdrawing this story. The author of the report has clarified that his figures do not represent the number of children currently in migration-related US detention, but the total number of children in migration-related US detention in 2015. We will delete the story.

#UPDATE  A 210,000-year-old skull has been identified as the earliest modern human remains found outside Africa, putting the clock back on mankind's arrival in Europe by more than 150,000 years, researchers said

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