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Battle for Mosul: Iraqi troops battle against 'strong resistance' from IS

Iraqi forces are facing waves of suicide car bombings as they attempt to push their way towards the Old City and recapture west Mosul from Islamic State extremists.

'Carlos the Jackal' jailed over 1974 Paris grenade attack

Terrorist "Carlos the Jackal" has been jailed for life for a third time over a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping centre.

'World's largest' dinosaur footprint found in Western Australia

Scientists may have found the world's largest dinosaur footprint in a remote area of Australia's northwestern coastline.

Bones found on sunken Korea ferry 'are from animals, not humans'

Bone fragments found at the site of the sunken Sewol ferry off South Korea have turned out to be from an animal, and not any of the nine missing victims of the 2014 disaster.

Refurbished Samsung Note 7 phones to be sold after withdrawal due to fire hazard

Samsung is to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones which it pulled from stores last year because they kept bursting into flames.

Donald Trump moves to wipe out Barack Obama's climate change record

Donald Trump will move to rip up Barack Obama's record on climate change with a series of orders undermining America's commitment to tackling global warming.

Cyclone Debbie: 'Howling' storm batters Australia's northeast coast

Thousands of homes are without power and buildings have been damaged as a powerful storm has begun to batter Australia's northeast coast.

Islamic State is 'broke' and struggling to pay its fighters

Iraq's former finance minister has told Sky News that Islamic State is nearly bankrupt and is running out of money to pay its fighters.

Cubs of the caliphate: IS brainwashes boys to become deadly soldiers

There have been many horrendous propaganda videos produced by Islamic State, but the latest I have seen is genuinely the worst.

Typhoon jets from RAF Coningsby to counter Russia threat over Black Sea

Four RAF Typhoons are being sent to Romania to help police the Black Sea and provide reassurance to countries worried about Russia's military ambitions.

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United Airlines branded 'sexist' for barring girls in leggings

United Airlines branded 'sexist' for barring girls in leggings

United Airlines has been accused of bodyshaming and sexism after barring two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings.

Cyclone Debbie: Thousands evacuated as storm bears down on Queensland

Cyclone Debbie: Thousands evacuated as storm bears down on Queensland

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes as a powerful storm approaches Australia's northeast coast.

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