The 17-story Plasco building in central Tehran has collapsed after a fire engulfed its top floors. Although the building was evacuated, dozens of emergency responders are feared trapped under the rubble.
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US president Barack Obama gave his final press conference, making comments on Israel and Palestine. He also reviewed press freedom and his last decisions taken in office
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Colombia’s president has said talks will be held between the government and the country’s last active rebel group, ELN.
As the liberation of Mosul from the “Islamic State” group gathers pace, Iraq’s second city has been coming back to life with remarkable speed.
The CIA has made about 930,000 declassified documents, totaling some 12 million pages, available online.
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A woman who claimed US President-elect Donald Trump kissed and groped her against her will has filed a defamation lawsuit.
The zoo said Colo was an “ambassador” for gorillas and inspired conservation efforts. She was the first zoo-born gorilla in the world.The world’s oldest known gorilla and the first to be born in a zoo has died at the age of 60, the Columbus Zoo announced on Tuesday.
The Nigerian air force has killed dozens of refugees and wounded aid workers when it accidentally bombed a camp, a military official said.
A great number of refugees are living in inhumane conditions in a warehouse in Belgrade.