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13 Feb 2017
Singer Al Jarreau, a multiple Grammy winner known for his smooth voice and scat singing skills on jazz and R&B songs, has died.
12 Feb 2017
A 29-year-old New Jersey woman fell off an escalator and died inside the World Trade Center transit hub after reportedly trying to retrieve a hat her twin sister dropped.
11 Feb 2017
At least six people died and more than a hundred injured after a powerful quake struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.
2 Feb 2017
People in Kinshasa gather around Felix Tshisekedi's house, the son of longtime DR Congo opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi who died at the age of 84 in Brussels.

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Deep in France's southern Lubéron mountains lies a stunning red and orange landscape reminiscent of the vast plains of America: the Colorado provençal. This spot of wild nature is in fact a former open-cast ochre quarry. Every year, some 300,000 visitors venture through these 30 unusual hectares, between fairy chimneys and strange sculptures, to discover the remains of the site's industrial past.
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A devastating storm has caused extensive damage and widespread flooding across South Africa's Western Cape, with provincial officials warning that the impact on informal settlements would be vast.
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Singer Wizkid and actors Bright Vachirawit and Taylor Zakhar Perez were among the many celebrities attending the Burberry show on Monday at London Fashion Week.
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On day four of the UN General Assembly Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of peace between Israel and Saudi Arabia and island nations called on the world's wealthier economies to act on the climate change.