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Richard Spencer speaks on Florida campus

Protesters chanting "Go home Nazis" sought to drown out the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida, as the campus erected barricades and deployed hundreds of police officers to guard against unrest.

South Africa's boxing grannies

Senior women take part in boxing lessons in an attempt to battle old age at Cosmo city outside Johannesburg, South Africa.

Celebrating Diwali

Hindus around the world celebrate the festival of lights.

Ultra-Orthodox protest Israeli military service

Ultra-Orthodox protest against the detention of members of their community who failed to report to a military recruiting office.

What Islamic State left behind

Sifting through the rubble of Islamic State's abandoned strongholds.

Battle for besieged Philippine city nears end

More than 1,000 people, mostly pro-Islamic State rebels, have been killed in the battle and the heart of the city of 200,000 has been leveled by air strikes.

Rohingya's perilous journey

Thousands more Rohingya refugees cross the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar.

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

China's Congress meets

Inside the annual Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing.

REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Mexico quake: in the ruins of home

Rubble is all that remains of hundreds of houses rend asunder by the earthquake that struck Mexico in September, leaving owners lodging with relatives or friends, hoping their homes can be rebuilt or they can find new ones.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Bidding farewell to "the people's king"

Thailand is putting the finishing touches this month to a lavish five-day funeral ceremony in a final goodbye to its late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who helped shape the Southeast Asian nation for decades after World War Two.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Alvin Baez

Destroyed bridge imperils village cut off by Hurricane Maria

Like many remote villages in Puerto Rico, San Lorenzo is contending with a silent public health crisis in the wake of the strongest hurricane to hit the island in decades: isolation.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Northern Ireland: Life inside The Fountain

Amid a Protestant exodus from Londonderry's River Foyle 50 years ago, some 250 Protestants stayed and carved out a tiny enclave known as 'The Fountain', a tight, fiercely pro-British community that is separated by high walls and fences from the surrounding Irish nationalist heartland.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Japan's mercury-poison victims fight to be heard

Survivors from a 1950s industrial disaster in Minamata bay are a shrinking group. Their symptoms worsen with age, leaving some victims grappling with the question of who will care for them after the death of siblings and parents, while others face legal disputes.  Full Coverage