Enes Kanter: New York Knicks player will not travel to London over Turkish spy fears
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Enes Kanter: New York Knicks player will not travel to London over Turkish spy fears

New York Knicks' Enes Kanter says he will not travel to London for January's NBA game because of fears over Turkish spies.

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US grand jury extended in Russia inquiry
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US grand jury extended in Russia inquiry

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Donald Trump's presidency has been dogged by accusations of collusion with Russians The federal grand jury being used by Special Counsel Robert Mueller…

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Harbin’s beautiful ice festival – in pictures
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Harbin’s beautiful ice festival – in pictures

One of the world's largest ice festivals has opened in north-eastern China, featuring frozen castles, glistening snow sculptures and lots of snowmen. Image copyright Reuters Image caption The…

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90-year-old American cyclist to be stripped of title after failing drugs test
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90-year-old American cyclist to be stripped of title after failing drugs test

A 90-year-old American is given a warning and stripped of his title after violating anti-doping laws having probably eaten contaminated meat.

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Russia rules out swap deal for spy suspect
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Russia rules out swap deal for spy suspect

Image copyright Whelan family Image caption The Whelan family released an undated photo of Paul Whelan Russia has dismissed suggestions that a former US marine accused of spying…

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Dubai royal ‘grateful’ for Robinson visit
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Dubai royal ‘grateful’ for Robinson visit

Image copyright United Arab Emirates Foreign Ministry Image caption Sheikha Latifa photographed alongside Mary Robinson, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in December The wife of the…

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German mass data attack ‘known for weeks’
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German mass data attack ‘known for weeks’

Image copyright Getty/Reuters Image caption Angela Merkel, Greens leader Robert Habeck and TV satirist Jan Böhmermann have all been targeted by the attack Germany's cybersecurity authorities have been…

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‘Baby born to vegetative patient’ inquiry
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‘Baby born to vegetative patient’ inquiry

Police in the US state of Arizona have launched a sexual assault investigation amid reports a patient in a vegetative state for a decade gave birth.The woman is…

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Ukraine Orthodox Church wins independence
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Ukraine Orthodox Church wins independence

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ceremonies are taking place in Istanbul to recognise the independence of Ukraine's Orthodox Church from Russia Ceremonies to recognise Ukraine's Orthodox Church's independence,…

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Escape room fire kills five in Poland
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Escape room fire kills five in Poland

Image copyright EPA Image caption Participants are locked in a room and must solve a series of puzzles against the clock in order to escape Five teenage girls…

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