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Mikhail Lesin, a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin found dead in a US hotel last year, died of head injuries, coroners say.
A controversial cultural festival on the floodplains of Delhi's Yamuna river begins on Friday amid opposition from activists and MPs.
A top commander of so-called Islamic State (IS) may have survived a recent US air strike in north-eastern Syria, US defence officials in Baghdad say.
The main Syrian opposition group, the HNC, says it will attend the next round of peace talks scheduled to start in Geneva on Monday.
A survivor of the Auschwitz death camp is now the world's oldest man, the Guinness World Records organisation says.
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