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Militants using civilians as shields delay capture of final IS enclaveHundreds of civilians still living in Islamic State's final enclave have emerged and are being used as human shields - forcing US-backed troops to delay capturing the village. [...]

India vows 'crushing response' to Kashmir bombingIndia's prime minister has warned Pakistan of a "crushing response" to a suicide bombing that left at least 41 soldiers dead in Kashmir. [...]

Trump announces national emergency to get wall fundingDonald Trump has announced a national emergency at the US-Mexico border as he attempts to bypass Congress and get funding for his controversial wall. [...]

Too much rubbish: China bans tourists at Everest base campTourists have been barred from Mount Everest's base camp in Tibet because of the amount of rubbish being dumped. [...]

Spanish PM calls snap election after budget vote defeatSpain will go the polls on 28 April after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap national election following defeat in a key budget vote. [...]

21 Savage says he was 'targeted' during arrestUK-born rapper 21 Savage was held at a US detention centre so that the Trump administration could send a message on immigration, his lawyer has claimed. [...]

Charles and Camilla to make history with Cuba tripThe Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will make a historic visit to Cuba next month as the UK government continues "frank and open" discussions about the country's human right [...]

US and China hail 'progress' at trade war truce talksThe US and China are to hold further trade war peace talks in Washington next week after both sides hailed "progress". [...]

'One of my worst fears', says man who choked mountain lionA runner who was attacked by a mountain lion has described how he wrestled the animal to the ground and jammed his foot onto its neck during a life-and-death struggle. [...]