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Train Crash 'Kills 33' In Democratic Republic Of Congo

A train crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, UN radio station Okapi reports.

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband Fears For Her Health

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman being held in Iran, has seen a specialist after finding lumps in her breasts, her husband has said.

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Junior Drag Cr Driver, 8, Dies In Australia Crash

An eight-year-old girl has died after crashing her junior drag racing car on a track in Western Australia.

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Hollywood Holds #MeToo March Against Sexual Harassment

Hundreds of people have marched in Hollywood in support of victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by the #MeToo social media campaign.

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Hariri 'Held For Refusing To Confront Hezbollah'

From the moment his plane touched down in Saudi Arabia on Friday, November 3, Saad Hariri was in for a surprise.

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Deported Veterans Protest In Mexico On US Veterans Day

A group of Mexicans who served with the United States military in Vietnam and Iraq only to be deported held a Veterans Day protest in the border city Ciudad Juarez.

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Da Vinci's Christ Is New York Auction Season Star

What is the only Da Vinci painting on the open market worth? A Russian billionaire believes he was swindled when he bought it for $127.5 million. This week he will find out if he was right.

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China's Global Silk Road Revival Hits Obstacles

From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China's push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping's presidency.

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Iran Rejects Macron's Call For Talks On Missile Issue

Iran has rejected French President Emmanuel Macron's call for talks on Tehran's ballistic missiles programme, saying the nuclear deal it signed with world powers in 2015 was "not negotiable".

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Trump Urges Vietnam To Buy US Missiles

The US president Donald Trump has urged Vietnam to buy missiles and other weapons systems from the United States.

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