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Dutch police are training eagles to grab illegal drones out of the sky. In this video (which is in Dutch) an eagle is seen swooping towards a hovering drone, grabbing hold of the machine with its talons and flying off.
The Metropolitan Police says it is considering using eagles to intercept drones amid concerns the aircraft are increasingly used to commit crime. The force's interest in using the birds of prey follows trials in the Netherlands...
India's telecoms regulator has blocked Facebook's Free Basics internet service as part of a ruling in favour of net neutrality. The scheme offered free access to a limited number of websites...
Algeria has reinstated a two-term limit on its presidency, seven years after it was lifted so President Abdelaziz Bouteflika could run for a third term. The limit is part of a package of constitutional reforms that authorities say will strengthen democracy.
Local people told reporters that the animal appeared to have been foraging for water, and then got its head stuck inside the vessel. The confused and frightened animal wandered around the village as residents took pictures and videos.
The leopard, which strolled into the Vibgyor International school, was eventually tranquilised and released. The eight-year-old male was spotted strolling inside the school premises in the Kundalahalli area.
If travel broadens our horizons and horror heightens our senses, then the two combined pack a powerful punch.
"It was a bomb that exploded in the Daallo Airlines flight. It was meant to kill all aboard," Transport Minister Ali Ahmed Jamac said. One passenger was sucked out of the plane and died, and two other passengers were injured...
Gen Christian Piquemal, who headed the Legion in the 1990s, was held after scuffles began with police in the northern city. Thousands of migrants are living in a Calais camp known as the "Jungle"...
Five people have now been arrested over the killing of a British pilot whose helicopter was shot down by poachers in Tanzania, his employer has said. Roger Gower, 37, who was working for the Friedkin Conservation Fund, had been tracking elephant poachers.
The UK's "best preserved Bronze Age dwellings", found at a Cambridgeshire quarry, date from about 1,000-800 BC. They were preserved in silt after falling into a river during a fire...
In the middle of a sprawling yard lined with used cars, Jambu Kumar is hunting for a Mercedes Benz sedan. The 29-year-old did not own a car until six years ago. His father, a pawnbroker, drove a scooter all his life.
Up to five Czech skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps that buried 12 people, local police say. Details of the incident are still coming in.
The red 335 Sport Scaglietti won the 1958 Cuban Grand Prix and set a lap record at the Le Mans 24 Hours race. It was driven by top drivers of the era, including Britain's Stirling Moss and Mike Hawthorn...
Thailand has launched a campaign ahead of Valentine's Day urging teenagers not to be ashamed to carry condoms. The tone appears to have shifted from previous campaigns, where teenagers were encouraged to visit temples and go home after dates instead of having sex...
The UK and Sweden should end Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's deprivation of liberty, a UN legal panel has said. Mr Assange, 44 - who faces extradition to Sweden over a rape claim, which he denies - claimed asylum in London's Ecuadorean embassy in 2012...
Julian Assange has been in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since June 2012. There's long been speculation about the state of his health, so how unhealthy is a prolonged period indoors?...
Americans are generally known for having a positive outlook on life, but with the countdown for November's presidential election now well under way, polls show voters are angry. This may explain the success of non-mainstream candidates such as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders...
Daallo Airlines had previously said that all the passengers had been accounted for. It is thought that the man fell out of the hole, which appeared shortly after take-off from Mogadishu on Tuesday.
One of the UK's leading experts in child health is calling for stronger warnings on alcohol to alert women to the dangers of drinking while pregnant. Sir Al Aynsley-Green said exposure to alcohol before birth was one of the "most significant" causes of childhood brain damage...

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