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US spy plane intercepted by Chinese jets in 'unsafe' incident

An American spy plane came within 200 metres of a scrambled Chinese fighter jet near Hong Kong, according to US officials.

Sri Lanka: More than 100 dead and dozens missing after floods

Sri Lanka is calling for international assistance after more than 100 people died in flood waters caused by heavy rain.

Pentagon announces senior Islamic State deaths

Three of the Islamic State's senior military leaders have been killed in the past two months, according to the Pentagon.

Trio behind dating site scams get 235 years in jail as 'millions' defrauded

Three men have been jailed for a total of 235 years after defrauding potentially millions of people by using online dating sites and other scams.

Egypt bus shooting: At least 26 dead after attack on Coptic Christians

Egypt bus shooting: At least 26 dead after attack on Coptic Christians

At least 26 people, including children, have been killed by masked gunmen who opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Mystery as Australian police investigate abandoned SOS made from rocks

Mystery as Australian police investigate abandoned SOS made from rocks

Police are trying to solve the mystery of who made an SOS out of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia.

FBI investigates Donald Trump's son-in-law over Russia links

FBI investigates Donald Trump's son-in-law over Russia links

Donald Trump's son-in- law is under investigation over the "extent and nature" of his dealings with Russian officials, US media is reporting.

Prehistoric sea monster the size of a bus discovered in Russia

Prehistoric sea monster the size of a bus discovered in Russia

Scientists have identified a "highly unusual" new species of extinct sea-dwelling reptile in Russia.

Baby dies in County Tipperary after being found in a hot car

Baby dies in County Tipperary after being found in a hot car

A baby girl has died in Ireland after being found in a car on the hottest day of the year.

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G7 summit breaks up in stalemate over a deal with Donald Trump on gas emissions

G7 summit breaks up in stalemate over a deal with Donald Trump on gas emissions

US President Donald Trump has left the G7 summit in Sicily with a parting-shot tweet saying he hadn't made up his mind whether to back a major accord on climate change.

Mystery as Australian police investigate abandoned SOS made from rocks

Mystery as Australian police investigate abandoned SOS made from rocks

Police are trying to solve the mystery of who made an SOS out of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia.

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