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Tony Mendez is best known for a daring rescue mission which inspired a film by Ben Affleck.
Tens of thousands rally in Athens to oppose ratification of a deal on the Macedonia name issue.
Israel and Chad renew diplomatic ties in Israel's latest move to strengthen links with Africa.
The president says they dismissed his plan to end a government shutdown before he even presented it.
At least 12 people reportedly died in protests sparked by a sharp rise in fuel prices.
Two people were killed and more than 20 injured in the blaze at Courchevel in France.
Defending champion Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open after Stefanos Tsitsipas earns the biggest win of his career.
Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Timket, or Epiphany, marking the baptism of Jesus.
A large fire broke out in a building housing seasonal workers in a popular French Alpine resort.
Manny Pacquiao retains his WBA world welterweight title with a unanimous points win over Adrian Broner in Las Vegas.
The court rejects an appeal against Felix Tshisekedi's victory launched by his defeated rival.
During the spectacular event, the Earth's natural satellite turns a striking shade of red.
Justin Rowlatt's wife suggested a cheeky New Year break. "Surprise me," she said. He did.
Turkish women who took off their headscarves go social on their decisions under the #10YearChallenge.
Tuesday's attack in Kenya raises questions about whether lessons have been learned from past incidents.
Jeenu Mahadevan is a rising star in fashion but says other Asians have criticised his dark skin
As America's longest government shutdown continues, federal workers look to online donors to survive.
In China, people can scan a code to enter a room full of make-up and pricey skin creams.
Championship Manager legend Cherno Samba now hopes to become a manager himself.
It's part of a drive to get more girls involved in science, technology engineering and mathematics from a young age.