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The number of people murdered in Mexico reached a record high in 2017 as a wave of violence sweeps across the country.
Turkish troops, armoured vehicles and special forces have moved five kilometres (three miles) inside the Kurdish-controlled Afrin area of northern Syria.
Hundreds of people are gathering to pay their respects to Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan whose body is in public repose.
Kyle Edmund recorded the most significant victory of his career by beating Andreas Seppi in four sets to reach his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final.
France would "probably" have voted to leave the EU if it had held an in/out referendum, according to the country's leader.
Police officers were charged by elephants while staking out a suspected cannabis farm, dropping an automatic rifle amid the chaos.
A key vote is set to be held in a last-ditch attempt to reopen the US government before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the working week with no pay.
The fate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the direction of European politics will become clearer after a vote by 600 members of Mrs Merkel's opposing party, the Social Democrats (SPD).
America's former ambassador to the United Nations has told Sky News that she is "heartbroken" over the "coldness and the cruelty" of Donald Trump's foreign policy decisions.
Two people have died and dozens have been injured after a fire took hold of a hotel in central Prague.
Several people have been killed after gunmen launched a deadly assault on a luxury hotel in Kabul.
A group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, leaving casualties on several floors, according to witnesses.
Donald Trump will not negotiate with his rivals over the US government shutdown until they "stop playing games", the White House has insisted.
A leading tycoon who made billions in the pharmaceutical business was murdered along with his wife, private investigators hired by the couple's children have claimed.
Police got a nasty surprise when they were searching a home for weapons - and found a crocodile in the basement.
Six British soldiers have become the first all-female group to cross the Antarctic using nothing but muscle power.
North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang where they will join South Korean teammates as they march together at the opening ceremony, organisers say.
Scientists have discovered volcanoes from millions of years ago under the sea south of Australia.
Around 1,000 people were reportedly forced to flee from an Australian national park as two bushfires burned out of control.
Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of budget talks that have forced the US government to shut down.