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Anthony Joshua retains heavyweight titles with win over Alexander Povetkin

Anthony Joshua has successfully defended his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles by beating Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.

Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria

Pirates have kidnapped 12 people from a Swiss merchant vessel off the coast of Nigeria.

British D-Day veterans given France's highest honour

Two British D-Day veterans have been awarded France's highest honour, nearly 75 years after their actions helped turn the tide of the Second World War.

Imran Khan criticises 'small men' after India leaders after meeting cancelled

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has decried the Indian leadership as "small men occupying big offices" after they cancelled a high level meeting.

Irish president accosted in Dublin state home by protester

Irish president accosted in Dublin state home by protester

Security is being reviewed at the official residence of the president of Ireland after a housing protester walked in unchallenged and accosted the 77-year-old, according to reports.

Survivor pulled out of Lake Victoria ferry two days after it capsized

Survivor pulled out of Lake Victoria ferry two days after it capsized

A survivor has been pulled out of a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria in Tanzania, two days after the boat sunk with as many as 300 people on board.

'Miss Hitler' beauty pageant removed from Russia social network site

'Miss Hitler' beauty pageant removed from Russia social network site

A "Miss Hitler" online beauty pageant has been blocked in Russia following an outcry over its glorification of the genocidal leader, according to reports.

US midterms: Siblings of Arizona Republican Paul Gosar back Democratic rival

US midterms: Siblings of Arizona Republican Paul Gosar back Democratic rival

The siblings of a Republican congressman aiming to hold on to his seat in the US midterms have appeared in campaign videos backing his Democratic rival.

29 dead as gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

29 dead as gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

At least 29 people have died and 53 more are injured after gunmen opened fire on a military parade in Iran, according to state media.

Joshua v Povetkin: Brit 'ready to end opponent's career' to defend heavyweight titles

Joshua v Povetkin: Brit 'ready to end opponent's career' to defend heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua knows he could well end yet another boxing career as he sets out to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles at Wembley on Saturday.

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Tourists face €500 fine for sitting down in Venice

Tourists face €500 fine for sitting down in Venice

Visitors in Venice could be fined up to €500 (£445) for sitting in undesignated spots, as the city continues to struggle with overwhelming tourism levels.

29 dead as gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

29 dead as gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

At least 29 people have died and 53 more are injured after gunmen opened fire on a military parade in Iran, according to state media.

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