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How did the Paris terror attacks in 2015 unfold?
France has finally entered the most significant chapter in its quest for justice for the deadliest attack the country has seen since the Second World War - the terror onslaught carried out by an Isis cell in Paris nearly six years ago.
Special Forces Colonel Stages Coup in Guinea
The head of Guinea's special forces appeared on state television on Sunday and announced the suspension of the West African country's Constitution after a morning of heavy gunfire and reports of a coup in the capital, Conakry.
More than 10,000 evacuated in UK airlift from Afghanistan, says Boris Johnson
The number of people evacuated from Afghanistan by British troops has topped 10,000 over the past 13 days, Boris Johnson has announced.
Iranian government urged to accept western vaccines amid deadly Covid wave
The newly elected Iranian government led by President Ebrahim Raisi is facing demands to broaden its sources of vaccines as the country becomes engulfed by its fifth and most deadly wave of Covid-19.
Thailand forced by court to rescind 'public fear' order
The Thai government has been forced by a court injunction to rescind an order banning news that "causes public fear", as it faces growing protests over its handling of the Covid pandemic.
Canada athletes may not be safe at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, opposition leader says
The leader of Canada's Conservative opposition party has warned that it may soon be too dangerous for Canadians to travel to China for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Poles to protest bill that would silence US-owned TV network
Nationwide demonstrations are planned across Poland Tuesday against a bill widely viewed as a effort by the country's ruling nationalist party to silence an independent, U.S.-owned television broadcaster critical of the government.
War crimes trial could cast harsh light on Iran's new president
The war crimes trial in Sweden of a former Iranian official could reveal further damaging details about the role played in the mass execution of prisoners 30 years ago by Iran's president-elect, Ebrahim Raisi, barely a week after his inauguration.
Tanzania's Hassan gets COVID jab, kicks off vaccination drive
Samia Suluhu Hassan breaks with her predecessor's stance by publicly receiving a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Johnson proposes hi-vis chain gangs as part of crime plan
Offenders guilty of anti-social behaviour should be in "fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs" publicly paying for their crimes, Boris Johnson has said.