17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique
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17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

Mozambican media say 17 people died when heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital

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Report: Supporter of Sufi leader kills 3 police in Iran

A semi-official Iranian news outlet says a supporter of a Sufi leader has rammed a bus into police, killing three of them before being arrested

Greek carnival celebrations get a little flour power
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Greek carnival celebrations get a little flour power

Residents and visitors of seaside town in Greece pelt each other with bags of dyed flour in annual celebration marking the start of Lent

Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin
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Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin

Turkey threatens to hit back at Syrian pro-government troops if they deploy to Kurdish enclave

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The Latest: Latvian central bank chief is released on bail

Latvian state TV say that the country's central bank chief has been released from detention on bail pending an investigation into suspected bribery.

The Latest: Turkey denies reports that Syria will aid Kurds
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The Latest: Turkey denies reports that Syria will aid Kurds

A Turkish minister says reports that Syrian government forces are entering a Syrian Kurdish-held enclave "are false," adding that any move by Damascus to protect the Kurdish militia there would be a "disaster" for the region

IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters
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IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

Islamic State militants ambush Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary force, killing at least 27 fighters

British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 32 years
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British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 32 years

A judge in Britain has sentenced a prolific pedophile to 32 years in prison in what is being described as a watershed moment for authorities coming to grips with technology's ability to spread depravity

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Pakistan minister defends planned deployment to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan's defense minister says the planned deployment of 1,000 troops to Saudi Arabia does not violate a parliamentary resolution against taking part in combat operations in Yemen

Freestyle skier's complex path offers Olympic Rorschach test
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Freestyle skier's complex path offers Olympic Rorschach test

Freestyle skier Liz Swaney finished last during women's halfpipe qualifying and her presence at the Games offers a Olympic-sized Rorschach test on what the games mean