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At least 17 dead, 5 injured after nightclub brawl in Venezuela

A person activated a teargas grenade inside which triggered a stampede of more than 500 people.

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Escuintla was one of the worst-hit cities after the Fuego Volcano erupted on June 3.

Watch: Clean-up efforts continue days after devastating Guatemala volcano erupts

Escuintla was one of the worst-hit cities after the Fuego Volcano erupted on June 3.

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The Mexican artist became a 20th century icon, but her life was marred by tragedy and ill health.

Watch: Stunning collection of Frida Kahlo's personal artefacts goes on show in London

The Mexican artist became a 20th century icon, but her life was marred by tragedy and ill health.

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The government said at least 109 people died, and there are nearly 200 listed as missing.

Victims in Guatemala struggle with aftermath of volcano eruption

The government said at least 109 people died, and there are nearly 200 listed as missing.

'It's horrendous': The heartache of a migrant boy taken from his father

When he landed in Michigan in late May, all the weary little boy carried was a trash bag stuffed with dirty clothes from his dayslong trek across Mexico, a stick-figure drawing of his family from Honduras and a sketch of his father who had been arrested and led away after they arrived at the US border in El Paso.

'Nobody is left' - Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families

Two days after the eruption, the terrain was still too hot in many places for rescue crews to search for bodies.

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A deep layer of soot totally covered houses and trees in the town of El Rodeo.

Confronting drone footage shows lifeless village devastated by Guatemala's Volcano of Fire

A deep layer of soot totally covered houses and trees in the town of El Rodeo.

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There are fears many more could be buried beneath volcanic ash and debris.

Guatemala volcano death toll rises to 69 as villagers mourn

Just 17 of the victims have been identified because the intense heat of the volcanic debris left most bodies unrecognisable.

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There are fears many more could be buried beneath volcanic ash and debris.

Death toll from Guatemala's Volcano of Fire rises to 69

The burning ash and mud has engulfed villages on the volcano's flanks.

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Most watched today: Incredible aerial footage shows the huge scale of Guatemalan eruption and devastation left in its wake

The death toll from the disaster has now risen to 62 people, and it is expected to continue to rise.

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At least 25 are dead and more missing after the Fuego volcano spewed rock, ash and gas into the air.

Death toll from Guatemala eruption reaches 33 as rescuers' shoes melt looking for victims

At least 10 people have been pulled alive from ash drifts and mud flows, with rescuers saying some victims are so coated in ash they look like statues.

Death toll reaches 25 in Guatemala's 'volcano of fire' eruption, fears fatalities could rise with many unaccounted for

Rescuers have struggled to reach rural residents cut off by the eruption, which has also injured at least 20, located 44 km from Guatemala City.

An iguana in the Galapagos (file)

New York Times: Is land tourism threatening the Galapagos?

The International Galapagos Tour Operators Association have expressed concern over tourism's harm on landscapes, beaches and wildlife.

Dominga Vicente shows a photo of her niece, 20 year-old Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez, who was allegedly killed by an agent of the U.S. Border Patrol in Nuevo Laredo, Texas, on Wednesday, during a press conference at the National Migrants Commission headquarters in Guatemala City, Friday, May 25, 2018. The family of Gomez Gonzalez, of the Mam indigenous community and natives of San Juan Ostuncalco, Guatemala, are asking for justice in her death. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Family of Guatemalan immigrant fatally shot by US Border Patrol demands justice

Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez, 19, migrated from Guatemala to the US to escape poverty.

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All the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger after travelling from Austin, Texas.

Video captures onlookers scrambling to free passengers moments after US jet crashes, breaks in half in Honduras

The plane broke in half but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger.

'I decided to defend myself' - Female sports reporter attacks groper during live cross

Maria Fernanda Mora says what happened to her "happens to thousands of women every day".

Robbery, or Tarantino movie? Mexico CCTV footage plays out like Hollywood blockbuster

At one point the robber makes a critical mistake - he turns his back to the cowboy.

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake causes people to flee buildings, fill streets in Mexico City

The quake shook south and central Mexico today, five months after a deadly tremor.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - December 28, 2013: Aerial view from a helicopter of Rio de Janeiro with the Corcovado mountain and the statue of Christ the Redeemer with Sugarloaf mountain in the background.

Brazil's military to take control of Rio police amid crisis

The decree needs to be confirmed by Congress and is expected to pass.

Watch: Man narrowly escapes death as bank he's walking along collapses into raging Argentina floodwaters

The ground disappeared only a second after the man walked over it, as onlookers shouted.

Watch: Impressive new Popemobile unveiled at ceremony in Peru

The shiny new Chevrolet Traversa has been modified according to specific instructions given by the Vatican.

Watch: Game show contestant gives wrong answer to question despite having answer printed on t-shirt

Alberto will never live this moment on Argentinian TV show Ahora Caigo down.

Venezuela protestors tortured, abused by state - human rights group

Government forces are accused of beatings, sexual assaults and given electrical shocks on some of more than 5,000 detainees.

Watch: Brazil's Christ the Redeemer lights up in orange for gender equality

Rio's Christ statue is just one of the participating iconic buildings and monuments.

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Reid was speaking at a press conference ahead of the do-or-die World Cup qualifier against Peru tomorrow.

'You haven't been to a World Cup in 30 years' - All Whites captain Winston Reid shuts down Peruvian reporter

Reid was speaking at a press conference ahead of the do-or-die World Cup qualifier against Peru tomorrow.

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