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Alexei Navalny: Poisoned Putin critic detained after arriving in Moscow
Poisoned Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been detained by police following his return to Russia.
COVID-19: First person in Brazil inoculated as two coronavirus vaccines approved
A nurse has become the first person in Brazil to receive a coronavirus jab just hours after the country's health regulator approved two vaccines.
Afghanistan: Gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Kabul car ambush
Gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan's Supreme Court in an early morning ambush, which also saw their driver wounded.
COVID-19: US intelligence claims Wuhan lab researchers had coronavirus symptoms before first reported cases
The US says it has intelligence that researchers in a Wuhan lab became sick with COVID-19-like symptoms in autumn 2019 - before the first identified case of the outbreak.
Joe Biden to blitz controversial Donald Trump policies hours after entering Oval Office
In his first hours as president, Joe Biden is set to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the coronavirus pandemic.
Egypt: Dozens of 3,000-year-old coffins and mummies discovered in ancient temple
Dozens of wooden coffins and mummies dating back over 3,000 years have been discovered in an ancient temple near Cairo.
Uganda: After contentious election, people needed answers but opposition could not provide any
We were expecting a cacophony of noise after the Ugandan Election Commission declared the result in a presidential poll that was both contentious and shockingly violent.
Uganda presidential election: Incumbent Yoweri Museveni declared winner
Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of the Uganda presidential election with 58.64% of the total votes, according to the country's electoral commission.
'Very special moment' as Nepali sherpas are the first to reach top of K2 in winter
A team of Nepalese sherpas has made history by scaling the world's second-highest peak during the winter season.
Australian Open: Quarantined British tennis star Heather Watson forced to train in hotel room
British tennis player Heather Watson has been forced to train for the upcoming Australian Open in her hotel room, after a passenger on her plane to Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19.