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Swaziland king changes country's name

King Mswati III declares a name change at events celebrating independence and his 50th birthday. READ MORE

Cuba's Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel

For the first time in almost six decades, Cuba has a leader who is not a Castro. READ MORE

India video reunites man with family after 40 years

A former Indian soldier who disappeared in 1978 finds his family after they spot him on YouTube. READ MORE

Mohammed Zammar: German jihadist 'detained by Syrian Kurds'

Mohammed Zammar, who was linked to the 9/11 attackers, is reportedly being held in northern Syria. READ MORE

Commonwealth meeting: Queen hosts summit at Buckingham Palace

The leaders of the 53 nations are discussing plastic waste, cyber security and trade. READ MORE

Texas emergency operator jailed for 911 call hang ups

Crenshanda Williams terminated calls from people including reports of robberies and murders. READ MORE

Ex-Playboy model free to discuss alleged Trump affair

Karen McDougal reaches a settlement allowing her to discuss her alleged affair with President Trump. READ MORE

Hans Asperger ‘collaborated with Nazis’ in WWII

A medical journal suggests the renowned autism paediatrician was a Nazi collaborator. READ MORE

US senators allowed to bring babies into chamber

The move comes after Tammy Duckworth became the first US senator to give birth while in office. READ MORE

Top Japanese official resigns over sexual harassment claims

The high-ranking bureaucrat denies accusations he sexually harassed female reporters. READ MORE

Commonwealth Bank charged fees to dead clients, inquiry hears

One Commonwealth Bank customer had been deceased for 11 years, an inquiry hears. READ MORE

Southwest Airlines engine explosion: US orders fan blade inspections

Tests on fan blades come after an explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight that left one person dead. READ MORE