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Fear of Islamic State suicide attacks lingers in Raqqa
There is a "distinctly unnerving" silence in the centre of the recently-liberated city of Raqqa, according to Sky's Stuart Ramsay.
Japan's Shinzo Abe vows to 'deal firmly' with North Korea
Shinzo Abe is on course for a resounding victory in Japan's snap election - and has vowed to "deal firmly" with North Korea.
Catalonia's 'silent majority' frustrated over lack of anti-independence campaign
Hundreds of thousands marched in Barcelona this weekend to protest against the Spanish government's plans to oust the Catalan leader and his government.
British woman dies after boat crash in the south of France
A British woman has died after a boat she was travelling in violently struck a beacon on the Rhone River in the south of France.
World Health Organisation rescinds Robert Mugabe ambassador appointment after outcry
The World Health Organisation has reversed its decision to make Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador.
Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar protest against Rohingya return
Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists, including monks, have protested against a plan by Myanmar's government for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to return to the country.
Man arrested by Israeli police after writing 'good morning' on Facebook
A man in the West Bank was arrested by Israeli police after he wrote "good morning" in Arabic on Facebook and then software mistranslated his words as "attack them".
Alexei Navalny: Putin rival freed from jail as Kremlin race heats up
Russian opposition leader and anti-Putin campaigner Alexei Navalny declared "I'm out" after he was released from a detention centre in Moscow.
Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont: Removing powers 'worst attack since Franco dictatorship'
Madrid's moves to take back some powers from Catalonia are the "worst attack since the dictatorship of Franco".
Deadly tiger shark stalks stranded diver four miles back to shore
A diver who became separated from his boat has said he is lucky to be alive after swimming miles back to shore while being stalked by a large tiger shark.