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Chris Brown accused of hitting woman in LA

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:59
Police will now consider whether to bring any charges against the R&B star.
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Britney Spears: Singer's conservatorship case explained

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:46
The ongoing arrangement has sparked a public backlash from fans who support the #FreeBritney movement.
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Apple Daily: Hong Kong pro-democracy paper announces closure

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:35
The paper's closure - days after its assets were frozen - is a blow to media freedom in Hong Kong.
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Giant panda gives birth to twins at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:10
The cubs, which have not yet been named, are the first ever twins to be born at the zoo in Tokyo.
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US government blocks Iran-affiliated news websites

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:49
The US Department of Justice says 36 websites linked to the Iranian government were seized.
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Covid: Sydney faces new restrictions as cluster grows

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:14
Australia's largest city sees its worst outbreak this year as a cluster infected with the Delta strain grows.
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Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley to bar unvaccinated staff

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 04:36
Last week, Morgan Stanley's chief executive told workers 'if you can eat out, you can go to the office'.
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'Heartbreaking' conditions in US migrant child camp

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 01:51
An investigation by the BBC has uncovered alarming conditions at a child migrant camp in Texas.
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Senate Republicans block Democrats' election bill

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 01:31
The legislation - which sought to make it easier for Americans to vote - fails in the Senate.
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‘Heartless’ Queensland bars US couple from seeing dying father

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:54
A US couple make a desperate plea after being denied quarantine exemption in Queensland.
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Education interrupted: Kashmir students climb mountain to cross digital divide

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:21
Students in a remote village in the Himalayas struggle to access the internet in order to take classes.
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The Nigerian priest saving Igbo deities from the bonfires

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:14
Reverend Paul Obayi preserves artefacts burnt by preachers who see them as symbols of idolatry.
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'The risk you run': Colombia's women protesters on sexual violence

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:10
Women taking part in Colombia's anti-government protests speak out about the harassment they face.
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Hungary's anti-gay law threatens programming of TV favourites

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:06
International condemnation grows towards a Hungarian law banning depiction of homosexuality to under-18s.
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Elephants' 500km-trek across China baffles scientists

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:04
Scientists are surprised by how far they've gone and say they're displaying other unusual behaviours.
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New York mayoral election: What voters want from a new mayor

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 02:08
Learn what's at stake as voters head to the polls to choose a new leader for New York City.
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A fake wedding, and a $250,000 scam

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 00:06
How a British man's dreams of a future with his Ukrainian fiancee ended in financial disaster.
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Covid sweeps India's Buddhist monasteries

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 00:00
Monasteries in India's Himalayan state of Sikkim have been especially vulnerable to Covid-19.
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Covid: Vaccines running out in poorer nations, WHO says

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 22:12
There are chronic shortages in some nations where Covid infections are surging, a key official says.
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China fails to meet promises on missing Xinjiang children

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 22:01
China made a public pledge to help find Kalbinur Tursan's children but she may never see them again.
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