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Billion rand cremation fit for a king – VIDEO

Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will receive a lavish send-off this week during a spectacular five-day funeral centered around a cremation at a gilded pyre in Bangkok’s historic heart on Thursday.

Pentagon looks at stepped-up Africa role to counter IS

The United States is considering a stepped-up military presence in Africa to pursue Islamic State group jihadists looking for new havens after the fall of their “caliphate,” American officials say.

Ronaldo FIFA Men’s Player of the Year 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best FIFA men’s player of the year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday.

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport amid chaotic scenes

Two women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader’s half-brother visited the Malaysian airport where he was poisoned under heavy police guard on Tuesday, with the exhausted suspects pushed around in wheelchairs and one bursting into tears.
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