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In 1929, an African-American Ford engineer, Robert Robinson, was recruited to work in the USSR. He had to stay there, against his will, for nearly 50 years.
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Tens of thousands of Yemenis have died, but in amongst the conflict there is one place that’s prospering – the city of Marib.
The country is split between pro-military forces and their opponents in the first vote since a 2014 coup.
Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker updated reporters at a press conference which had some lighter moments.
The victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings have been remembered at events throughout the week.
New Zealand holds a national day of reflection to mark a week since the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Individuals who worked for the East German intelligence service have been questioned as part of the ongoing inquiry.
"Every minute of every day I thought I was going to die," said the actor, who suffered two aneurysms.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught eating a chocolate bar during a vote in parliament.
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A 75-year-old woman is arrested after the seven-year-old boy died in hospital after being attacked.
Developers working for Facebook logged the passwords in plain text as they wrote code for the site.
The lives and stories of those killed in the two Christchurch mosque attacks.
Dr Jordan Peterson's views on gender have been the subject of much criticism.
Israel captured the strategically important plateau from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.
Passengers were reportedly en route to a tourist island in Mosul amid Kurdish New Year celebrations.
Michel Temer, who served from 2016 to 2018, denies accusations of corruption.