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3 Jan 2017
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the killing of 39 people celebrating the New Year inside a fabled Istanbul nightclub, an act of terrorism that has become grimly familiar in Turkey as it fails to keep the violence in Syria from spilling into its cities.
3 Jan 2017
Several areas in Chile were placed on red alert on Monday (January 2) due to forest fires near the port of Valparaiso which have affected over 50 hectares (124 acres) of land and destroyed some 100 houses,
3 Jan 2017
Around 60 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot sparked by a war between rival drug gangs 'First Capital Command' and 'North Family'.
2 Jan 2017
Francois al-Asmar, a Lebanese national wounded in Sunday's attack in Istanbul, said he acted like he was dead after being shot by the gunman.
2 Jan 2017
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday (January 2) for a New Year's Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large.
2 Jan 2017
U.S. senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, on a visit to Georgia, say they would urge for stronger sanctions against Russia after cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election in November.
2 Jan 2017
A gunman stormed a house party and killed 11 people, including his former wife and 8-year-old son, before shooting himself in the head during a New Year's party in southeastern Brazil.
1 Jan 2017
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has been forced to miss a traditional church service due to ill health.
1 Jan 2017
A manhunt is under way for the attacker who killed dozens in a shooting rampage at an Istanbul nightclub.
1 Jan 2017
2016 has been a year that changed the status quo - from the UK's historic Brexit shock to Donald Trump's surprise win in the US presidential election. Al Jazeera looks back at some of the biggest stories of the past 12 months.
1 Jan 2017
Confetti rains down on a crowd estimated at 2 million as New York's Times Square welcomes in 2017.
1 Jan 2017
The UN Security Council has officially welcomed a Russian-Turkish brokered ceasefire in Syria. It's hoped it will help pave the way for peace talks which are due to be held in Kazakhstan in January.

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