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Nearly $18m of cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas in Texas

A huge haul of cocaine was discovered hidden in boxes of bananas donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

America's Got Talent finalist Michael Ketterer arrested after 'fight with wife'

A contestant on America's Got Talent has been charged with domestic violence just a day after performing in the show finale.

'Bully' US helped attackers who killed 29, says Iran President Hassan Rouhani

The president of Iran has labelled the US a "bully" after an attack on a military parade where at least 29 people were killed.

British 'IS member' claiming to be Birmingham pharmacist held by Kurdish forces in Syria

A Briton, who claims to be a pharmacist from Birmingham, has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of Islamic State.

Sharks killed after attacks on woman and girl in the Great Barrier Reef

Sharks killed after attacks on woman and girl in the Great Barrier Reef

Two sharks have been killed after a woman and a girl were attacked within 24 hours of each other at the same tourist spot in the Great Barrier Reef.

'Little change' in Zimbabwe since historic election

'Little change' in Zimbabwe since historic election

When Emmerson Mnangagwa pushed long-time friend and fellow revolutionary Robert Mugabe out of the Zimbabwean presidency last year, he promised to deliver far-reaching political and economic reforms to a tired, run-down nation.

My house was burned down because of my views, says Zimbabwean father-of-five

My house was burned down because of my views, says Zimbabwean father-of-five

Zimbabwe's electoral commission denied there was any interference in the country's first elections since Robert Mugabe stood down last year, despite accusations to the contrary.

Anthony Joshua retains heavyweight titles with win over Alexander Povetkin

Anthony Joshua retains heavyweight titles with win over Alexander Povetkin

Anthony Joshua has successfully defended his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles by beating Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.

Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria

Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria

Pirates have kidnapped 12 people from a Swiss merchant vessel off the coast of Nigeria.

British D-Day veterans given France's highest honour

British D-Day veterans given France's highest honour

Two British D-Day veterans have been awarded France's highest honour, nearly 75 years after their actions helped turn the tide of the Second World War.

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