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Arous was an idyllic holiday resort in the Sudanese desert, on the shores of the Red Sea. But this glamorous destination was a base for Israeli agents with a secret mission.
The Queen has welcomed leaders to "my own home", Buckingham Palace, as she hosts the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). She told the gathering of dignitaries, royals and the PM that the Commonwealth was "growing stronger year by year"...
Swaziland's King Mswati III has announced he is renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini. The monarch announced the official change at Golden Jubilee celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence...
On 24 March 2018, more than two million people took to the streets in the US to protest gun violence. What the solution to that problem looks like depends on who you ask. Some wish to repeal citizens’ rights to bear arms, while others want to arm even more people.
It's lift-off for a new era in planet-hunting. The US space agency's Tess satellite has launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on a mission to find thousands of new worlds beyond our Solar System...
Can you really revise for exams at the same time as conducting multiple simultaneous conversations on social media?
Brynjar Karl Birgisson, 15, used actual blueprints of the doomed ship to decide how many Lego bricks it would require. The massive model ship took him over 700 hours and more than 65,000 Lego bricks to assemble.
Daniel Cuevas Zuniga was cycling home from a night shift in southern Stockholm in January when he stopped to pick up an object on the path. Police believe the 63 year old, who worked at an elderly people's home, thought the device was a toy...
Elon Musk wants staff to cut short unproductive phone calls and meetings as he aims to boost production of the Tesla Model 3 over the next few months.
In 1969, at the height of the Cold War, a mechanic in the US Air Force stole a Hercules plane from his base in East Anglia and set off for the States. Just under two hours later, he disappeared suddenly over the English Channel. Did he simply crash or was he shot down?
Three Belgian companies are to be prosecuted for exporting chemicals that could be used in the production of the deadly nerve agent Sarin to Syria. The companies exported 96 tonnes of isopropanol to Syria between 2014 and 2016, the court summons says.
Alex Skeel, 22, from Stewartby, Bedfordshire has urged other victims in abusive relationships to speak out. His former partner, Jordan Worth, 22, subjected him to multiple physical injuries, denied him food and isolated him from his family, a court was told.
Tammie Jo Shults landed Flight 1380 at a Philadelphia airport after the incident on Tuesday, according to passengers and the pilot's husband. The engine ripped apart, shattered a window and nearly sucked a woman out of the aircraft. One passenger died...
Sindri Thor Stefansson escaped the low-security prison through a window and fled to Sweden on a passenger plane that was also carrying Iceland's prime minister, local media report. He used another man's passport but was identified through surveillance video...
For the first time in 10 years, global malaria cases are no longer falling, sparking concerns about a resurgence of the too often deadly disease.
US President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet shortly to discuss North Korea and trade, with both men battling pressure at home. The Japanese leader's visit to the Mar-a-Lago retreat is his second since the US president took office last year...
New York has removed a statue of a controversial 19th Century doctor from the city's Central Park. James Marion Sims, described as the "father of gynaecology", performed medical experiments on enslaved black women using no anaesthetic...
The US billionaire Matthew Mellon, who made a fortune in digital currency, has died at the age of 54, his family says. Mr Mellon had struggled with drug addiction, and a family representative said he died at a rehabilitation centre in the Mexican coastal town of Cancun.
The parent "proto-planet" existed billions of years ago before breaking up in a collision and would have been about as large as Mercury or Mars. They argue that the pressures necessary to produce diamonds of this kind could only occur in planet of this size...
One person has been killed and seven others needed medical treatment after an engine on a US passenger jet apparently exploded in midair. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after a window, wings and fuselage were damaged in the incident, officials say.

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