The Russian government estimates that more than 100,000 civilians have evacuated besieged eastern Ghouta in the past month. The Syrian army is close to gaining full control of the rebel-held enclave.
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Millions of people around the world are observing the annual Earth Hour to raise awareness about climate change. Australia's Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge were among the first landmarks to join the blackout.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in plan to meet at a summit in April. It would be only the third meeting between leaders from both Koreas since the end of the Korean War in 1953.
An officer who was wounded after changing places with a hostage during a supermarket siege in southwestern France has died. The death toll is now four in what President Macron called an "Islamist terrorist attack."
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The German and French rivals have inked a deal to merge their rail operations, but antitrust authorities still need to approve tie-up. Siemens said the new firm will be headquartered in France.
In a revised directive, US President Donald Trump has said transgender troops are a considerable risk to military effectiveness. His latest attempt to ban trans military personnel has been labeled "despicable."
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Vizcarra said his administration would "stand firm" in fighting graft in the Latin American country. Pedro Kuczynski, who Vizcarra replaced, resigned this week in response to a corruption scandal.
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All but five of more than 150 whales that were stranded on a beach in Western Australia have died. Volunteers spent a day trying to push the short-finned pilot whales back out to sea.
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An agency in Johannesburg is trying to lure highly-qualified Africans back to the continent.
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