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The head of the U.N. health agency has revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism.

A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an auction in England.

The US-led coalition said allied fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group on yesterday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces.

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A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an auction in England.

US-allied forces said Sunday they have captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group.

Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a majority in parliament.

The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds.

Shock and condemnation continued yesterday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader.

A man with a knife attacked eight people in Munich on yesterday and then fled, police said. The suspected assailant, a local German already known to police for theft and other offenses, was arrested a few hours later.

Syrian government forces and their allies regained control yesterday of a predominantly Christian central town that sleeper cells of the Islamic State group captured late last month.

At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said yesterday.

The death toll in Somalia's deadliest attack has risen to 358 while dozens remain missing. Somalia's president was expected to announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the bombing, the prime minister said.

US naval commanders on yesterday reiterated Washington's "ironclad" commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South Korean port following a joint naval drill.

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