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Death toll hits 13 in Tennessee wildfires

Arson investigators are looking into the fire in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains, described by authorities as "human-caused", which has claimed 13 lives.


Santiago de Cuba (Cuba) (AFP) - Cuban President Raul Castro entombed the ashes of his late brother Fidel inside a round granite boulder on Sunday, opening a new era without the revolutionary leader …

Families of those lost on a Malaysia Airlines flight that went down in 2014 want investigators to focus on finding debris for clues about what happened.

Suva (Fiji) (AFP) - An "ingrained culture of torture" has taken root among security forces in Fiji, an Amnesty International report released Monday claimed of the popular tourist destination.

The defeat of a far-right candidate in Austria's presidential election has been met with jubilation at Alexander Van der Bellen's post-election party.

Washington (AFP) - Donald Trump on Sunday expanded his search for a secretary of state -- a crucial post given the president-elect's unorthodox communication style -- as aides downplayed the …

Helsinki (AFP) - A lone gunman shot dead three women, a local official and two journalists, in an attack in a small town in Finland, a country with one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the …

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