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Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised in the capital, Moscow.

Thousands of people have joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations.

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters are advancing towards Raqqa

US-backed Syrian rebels say they have taken full control of a key airbase held by the Islamic State group (IS) near its stronghold, Raqqa. Its capture is seen as a significant step in the fight to drive the jihadists out of the city, which has become their self-declared capital.

The provisions within the new health care bill have caused huge political debate

US President Donald Trump has demanded a make-or-break Friday vote on a new health care bill in the House of Representatives. The American Healthcare Act is intended to replace parts of President Barack Obama's signature law.

Only five bodies have been recovered

More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off the coast of Libya, a Spanish aid organisation says. Proactiva Open Arms said it had recovered five bodies floating near two capsized boats, which can each hold more than 100 people.

Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower

Post-election communications of Donald Trump's team were swept up in an "incidental collection" by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in "widely disseminated" reports, which he said was "totally inappropriate".

The mud-caked hull of the ship was visible between two huge salvage vessels

A ferry has been raised from the sea bed, three years after it sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters. The Sewol sank off the south-western island of Jindo on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, almost all school children on a trip.

Germany has been on high alert since December's Christmas market attack in Berlin

Germany says it will deport two men born in the country but whose parents are foreign - the first such case in German history. The men, a 27-year-old Algerian and a 22-year-old Nigerian, were arrested last month on suspicion of planning a terror attack.