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Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skater in Kazakhstan

Denis Ten was stabbed following a dispute and later died in hospital.

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The players finally got to tell their story in their own words.

Tears and hugs as Thai football team meets media, farewells hospital staff

The players told stories of their ordeal in their own words.

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The ceremony was held at the Wat Pra That Doi Wao temple on the northern Thai border near Myanmar.

Twelve Wild Boars trapped in Thai cave attend religious ceremony to dispel misfortune

The ceremony is also believed to extend the lives of its attendees.

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The boys and their football coach were trapped for more than two weeks underground before being rescued.

Watch: Thai cave boys recount the moment two divers found them underground as they speak publicly for first time since rescue

"We weren't sure if it was for real," said 14-year-old Adul Samon. "So we stopped and listened."

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Rescue operations continue as police fear people are still trapped under the debris.

At least three dead after building collapse in India, police fear more trapped

Rescue operations continue near New Delhi to check for survivors in debris.

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The Acting PM has spoken about the Government’s huge defence spend on Poseidon aircraft.

Winston Peters says Government's $2.3 billion Poseidon aircraft spend avoids New Zealand ‘bludging on others’

The Acting PM has spoken about the Government’s huge defence spend on TVNZ1's Breakfast today.

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International rescue divers have given frank interviews about the harrowing ordeal to save 12 boys and their coach.

Watch: Divers talk about their 'risky' mission to rescue Thai cave boys – 'I thought possibly five would die'

International rescue divers have given frank interviews about the harrowing ordeal to save 12 boys and their coach.

Tears for a hero: Rescued Thai cave boys shed tears over death of former navy seal diver

Volunteer diver Saman Gunan ran out of air while placing oxygen cannisters.

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Trump’s trade battle with China will exacerbate relations with Beijing that are already fraying on several fronts as the U.S. takes a more confrontational stance and an increasingly powerful China stands its ground. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

New Zealand's defence strategy risks wrath of China - Simon Bridges

The National Party leader is ringing alarm bells about NZ's relations with two world super powers - America and China.

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The painting, done by more than 300 artists on a 13x3 metre-canvas, will be displayed at a future cave museum.

Hundreds of Thai artists paint giant mural commemorating cave rescue

The painting, done on a 13×3 metre-canvas, will be displayed at a future cave museum.

This photo tweeted by Elon Musk shows efforts underway to rescue trapped members of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in northern Thailand. Musk tweeted early Tuesday, July 10, 2018, he has visited the cave and has left a mini-submarine there for future use. (Courtesy of Elon Musk via AP)

Diver slams Elon Musk's 'PR stunt' offer of mini-sub in Thai cave rescue

"He can stick his submarine where it hurts," diver Vern Unsworth, who took part in the rescue, said today.

New pictures: Boys rescued from Thai cave in high spirits while recovering in hospital

The images show the boys making sketches while sitting in their hospital beds in a quarantined room.

New details emerge of how boys and football coach became trapped in Thai cave for two weeks

A casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice turned into a life or death situation that gripped the world.

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The deadly blast gutted the Yibin Hengda Technology Co in Yibin, Sichuan.

Nineteen dead, 12 injured after industrial park blast guts building in China

The deadly blast gutted the Yibin Hengda Technology Co in Yibin, Sichuan.

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Thousands still in shelters after deadly flooding in Japan

The disastrously heavy rainfall led to 200 deaths and caused widespread destruction.

In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Saturday, July 7, 2018, Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The local governor in charge of the mission to rescue them said Saturday that cooperating weather and falling water levels over the last few days had created appropriate conditions for evacuation, but that they won't last if it rains again. (Royal Thai Navy via AP)

'I was a little bit nervous' - Kiwi diver involved in rescue of Thai cave boys admits he felt stress of world watching

Ex-Aucklander Ross Schnauer played a role in the final stage of the operation, retrieving the last four boys along with their coach.

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'We're not heroes' - British diver insists they were just doing their jobs in cave rescue of 12 Thai boys

The diver who first found the boys says "we're very relieved that they're all alive".

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Ayumi Kuboki may have poisoned around 20 patients to have them die while she was off-duty.

Watch: Nurse suspected of fatally poisoning at least two elderly patients in Japan

Ayumi Kuboki may have poisoned around 20 patients to have them die while she was off-duty.

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John Volanthen and Jason Mallinson worked alongside Thai navy Seal divers to free the group.

Watch: British divers receive gifts as thanks for their help in Thai cave rescue

John Volanthen and Jason Mallinson worked alongside Thai navy Seal divers to free the group.

'Almost beyond our imagination' - Australian hero doctor and dive partner talks Thailand cave rescue

Richard Harris and Craig Challen downplayed their part in the mission.

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Australian Federal Police confirmed details of the rescue operation this morning.

Watch: 'The good news of the year' – Australian police talk Thai cave rescue

Seven divers and a support crew of 10 were sent to the region of Chiang Rai to help with the rescue mission.

The Tesla founder had the sub made to help rescuers saving the young footballers.

Australian divers in Thai cave rescue describe moment 'tsunami' of water crashed through cave after pump failed, shortly after final rescue

The boys, aged between 11 and 16, and the coach, 25, had been trapped in the flooded Than Luang cave system for more than two weeks.

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