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Kuwait City (AFP) - The Yemeni government said Sunday it has accepted a UN-proposed peace agreement to end more than a year of armed conflict, but there has been no word from the rebels.

The first cases of the Zika virus not linked to travel have prompted a warning from UK health officials for pregnant women to reconsider travelling there.

Lockhart (United States) (AFP) - Sixteen people were killed when a hot air balloon crashed in a fiery blaze on a rural field in central Texas, authorities told local media, one of the deadliest such …

The Pope has urged apathetic teenagers to get off the couch and make the world a better place, chastising those who think 'happiness is a sofa'.

Manila (AFP) - Mario Dimaculangan shares a toilet with 130 other inmates in one of the Philippines' most overcrowded jails, and conditions are getting worse as police wage an unprecedented war on …

Tokyo (AFP) - Tokyo residents were voting Sunday for a new governor of the sprawling metropolis who will have to manage problem-plagued preparations for the 2020 Olympics and avoid financial scandals …

Donald Trump says he's 'made a lot of sacrifices' because he's worked hard in response to criticism from the father of a US soldier killed in Iraq.

An endangered Rothschild giraffe calf has been born in the UK - a 1.52 metre female for proud parents Valentino and Lunar.

Bamako (AFP) - Lawmakers in Mali agreed to extend a state of emergency across the country by another eight months, officials told AFP, as fresh violence flared in the restive northeast.

Brzegi (Poland) (AFP) - Saints dropping disco moves and nuns belting their hearts out rocked the final night of a Catholic youth extravaganza headlined by Pope Francis in Poland on Saturday.

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