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Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons during raids on far-right extremist groups. Three people were arrested, two of them near Forli airport. Neo-Nazi propaganda was also seized, in the raids. The raids were part of an investigation into Italian far-right help for Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, local media said. The missile was...
More than three million people have been displaced across north and north-eastern India amid monsoon rain that has cost lives and destroyed homes. Storms and floods have ripped through areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India, killing more than 130 people. At least 67 people lost their lives in Nepal in torrential rains, police there said on Monday. Thirty people were reported missing...
LONDON (Reuters) - How did Roger Federer end up losing the 2019 Wimbledon final? It was a question that was being asked over and over again at the All England Club on Sunday after the crowd favourite did almost everything better than Novak Djokovic - except convert the two match points he earned deep into the fifth set. Those two misses...
US President Donald Trump has been accused of racism after posting tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen. He claimed the women "originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe", before suggesting they "go back". He then said Speaker Nancy Pelosi "would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements". It comes a week after Ms Pelosi clashed with...
When Freckles the manta ray approached divers Jake Wilton and Monty Halls, they were shocked to see fishing hooks embedded under her right eye. More surprising was that she stopped near them, appearing to ask for help. Jake dived down several times, each time swimming up close and removing the hooks from her skin. Freckles waited patiently for him to finish. Jake...
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed. The lobbying effort yielded no result at the time - India implemented the new rules from Feb. 1 - but the document underlines the...
At least 35 people suffered minor injuries after an Air Canada flight hit a severe patch of turbulence. The plane - which had 284 people on board - was travelling from Vancouver to Sydney on Thursday but had to be diverted to Hawaii. Medical staff examined the injured after it landed at Honolulu's airport at 06:46 local time (16:46 GMT). The Boeing...
There has been an outpouring of grief and tributes in Indonesia after the death of national disaster spokesperson Sutopo Nugroho. As the BBC's former Indonesia editor Rebecca Henschke writes, "Father Topo" played a vital role in a country facing twin battles of disasters and fake news. Sutopo Nugroho's last tweet on his much used account was of a map of...
(Reuters) - New Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he was pleased with the team’s response to his “taxing” pre-season programme following a 1-1 draw at Irish side Bohemians in his first match in charge. Striker Michy Batshuayi put Europa League winners Chelsea ahead in the eighth minute before trialist Eric Molloy levelled late on to snatch a draw at Dalymount...
A horrific video purportedly showing a South Korean man beating his Vietnamese wife in front of a child has ignited outrage over the abuse of foreign women in the country. The 36-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, and the woman involved has been moved to a women's shelter with her young son. Warning: this article contains descriptions of violence The video has...

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