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#UPDATE  Elite soldiers retrieved six bodies from New Zealand's volatile #WhiteIsland  volcano on Friday, winning praise for a "courageous " mission carried out under the threat of another eruption as divers searched nearby waters for the remaining two

#BREAKING EU says ready for Brexit trade deal but not 'at any price'

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#BREAKING UK election result 'reinforces' case for Scottish independence poll: Sturgeon

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India and Japan's leaders have cancelled a planned summit in India's northeast due to deadly protests in the region triggered by anger over a new law that will potentially grant #citizenship  to huge numbers of immigrants

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#BREAKING UN probe slams 'repressive' police response to Chile protests

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#BREAKING Climate Britain's 'no 1' priority in 2020: top diplomat

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VIDEO: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 GB Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader Nicola#Sturgeon  says British PM Boris Johnson has 'no mandate whatsoever to take Scotland out of the European Union', despite his Conservative party securing a majority in the general election

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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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