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New York remembers 9/11 victims

Two moments of silence have been held in New York at the exact time 14 years ago that the two planes struck the towers...

Justin Gatlin confident of beating Usain Bolt in 2016

Justin Gatlin believes he can still beat sprint rival Usain Bolt, despite two defeats by the Jamaican at the recent World Championships in Beijing. Speaking...

Many dead in besieged Turkish city

At least 30 people have died in clashes in the Turkish city of Cizre since a military operation began there last week, Turkey's interior...

Severe flooding hits Japan

Widespread flooding and landslides in north-east Japan have forced more than 90,000 people to abandon their homes. At least eight people are still missing and...

South Africa police investigating death of 15 'illegal miners'

South African police are investigating the death of 15 suspected illegal miners killed in clashes this week. According to BBC News, it is understood that...

WICB clears the air over decision to sack Ramdin as captain

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is seeking to clear the air over the circumstances surrounding the decision to remove Denesh Ramdin as captain...

Kenyan men arrested with explosives at a shopping centre in Nairobi

Three men have been arrested at a shopping centre in Kenya's capital with a suspected explosive device, which has since been detonated in a...

Mexico prison staff charged over 'El Chapo' Guzman escape

Four Mexican officials have been charged with aiding the escape of the notorious drugs lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman from a maximum security prison. According...

Pope relaxes Catholic remarriage rules

Pope Francis has unveiled reforms intended to make it easier for Roman Catholics to get annulments and remarry within the Church, streamlining steps that...

Usain Bolt ends his season early to focus on 2016 Olympics

Usain Bolt has pulled out of Friday's Van Damme Memorial and ended his season so he can fully concentrate on next year's Olympics in...
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