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Peru's Fujimori pardoned on health grounds

Opinion split over pardon for 79-year-old ex-president who was sentenced in 2009 for corruption, kidnapping and rights abuses.

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Following Trump, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

President Jimmy Morales announces plans to relocate embassy from Tel Aviv to Holy City as protests continue worldwide.

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12 global festivities in December, plus Christmas

We take a look at the different celebrations taking place on December around the world.

Mawlid al-Nabi in front of al-Aqsa mosque

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Kameron Prescott: Anger as police kill Texas child

Death of Kameron Prescott by sheriff's deputies in southern state renews debate over deadly police encounters in US.

Kameron Prescott

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Peru expels North Korean diplomats over nuclear crisis

Officials given 15 days to leave Lima after UN Security Council votes to impose tough new sanctions on North Korea.

North Korean diplomats

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Pentagon: Boeing wins $6.2bn contract for Qatar's F-15

The aircraft are to be delivered at the end of 2022 and will be built by Boeing in St. Louis, Missouri.

F-15

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'The world wants peace not death': Trump on UNSC vote

US President Trump hails the UN Security Council after it unanimously adopts new sanctions on North Korea.

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Winter Solstice 2017: The shortest day of the year

Today Google celebrates the solstice, which marks the start of summer in the south, and winter in the north.

Winter Solstice 2017

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Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law

Donald Trump has hailed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as a 'historic victory' for the American people.

Donald Trump

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Trump threat to cut US aid: Deterrent or hot air?

Did Donald Trump's threat to cut US funding to countries over their UN Jerusalem resolution vote have an effect?

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