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Khagendra Thapa Magar: World’s shortest mobile man dies aged 27

At 67.08cm (2ft 2.41in), Khagendra Thapa Magar was recognised the shortest living man who could walk.

Drenching brings relief and dampens bushfires

Destroyed cars are seen next to burnt bushland in the village of Mogo, Australia, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis Drenching brings relief and dampens...

Spain’s Magaluf and Ibiza crack down on alcohol-fuelled holidays

The Balearic Islands ban pub crawls and happy hours in popular destinations in Ibiza and Majorca.

Week in Pictures: 11-17 January 2020

A selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.

In pictures: The sniffer dogs taking on Africa’s poachers

Canines with a nose for detection have led to hundreds of arrests and the disruption of smuggling routes.

‘You can quit’: Colombian cocaine farmers’ message to UK user

Two Colombian producers tell a British cocaine user they wouldn't take it as they know what's in it.

Global Hawk drones: A look at Nato’s new spy tool

The Global Hawk, which is unmanned, can travel halfway around the world on one tank of fuel.

Minnesota voters cast first ballots of 2020 election

While the nation has its eyes turned to Iowa, voters in Minnesota have already cast the first ballots.

Paul Bocuse: Famed chef’s restaurant loses three-star rating after 55 years

There was outrage after the restaurant of the late French chef Paul Bocuse lost one of its stars.

Squash seeks recognition in famed NYC rail station

The location is meant to show new audiences this non-Olympic sport.
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