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Updated: 1 hour 36 min ago

Azerbaijan and Armenia clash over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

1 hour 45 min ago
Civilian deaths are reported as the two sides blame each other for hostilities over Nagorno-Karabakh.
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Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi found dead at 40

3 hours 20 min ago
The award-winning actress and mother of two is believed to have taken her own life.
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Brain-eating microbe: US city warned over water supply

7 hours 9 min ago
People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged to take precautionary measures amid contamination concerns.
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Amy Coney Barrett: Trump nominates conservative favourite for Supreme Court

7 hours 26 min ago
The nomination of a conservative judge paves the way for a bitter Senate fight as an election looms.
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France racism: Paris to commemorate slave rebellion figure

10 hours 18 min ago
A statue will honour Solitude, a black woman involved in a 1802 uprising in the French West Indies.
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Denmark confronts sexual harassment at work in #MeToo moment

12 hours 15 min ago
It started with a comedy awards show and a bombshell revelation that left the audience stunned.
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Italian family fosters Gambian migrant: 'The son we never had'

Sun, 09/27/2020 - 00:56
When Gambian orphan Muhammed Sanneh arrived in Sicily aged 16, his life took an unexpected turn.
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Photography award winners show the fragility and beauty of mangrove forests

Sun, 09/27/2020 - 00:42
The Mangrove Photography Award winners show the beauty and fragility of the unique ecosystems.
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California wildfires: The inmates training to be firefighters

Sun, 09/27/2020 - 00:09
Brandon Smith is a former inmate firefighter and now helps former prisoners find jobs in the fire service.
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Trump: Barrett 'a woman of unparalleled achievement'

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 22:42
US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be the new Supreme Court justice.
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Amy Coney Barrett: Who is Trump's Supreme Court pick?

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 22:06
A favourite of social conservatives, Judge Barrett would swing the highest US court further right.
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Charlie Hebdo: Stabbings suspect 'was trying to target magazine'

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 22:01
Two people were seriously injured in the attack near the Paris ex-offices of the satirical magazine.
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Belarus protests: Opposition icon Nina Bahinskaya, 73, bundled into van

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 20:52
Nina Bahinskaya was again among dozens of women detained at a rally against Belarus's president.
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Megan Thee Stallion: What do we know about the rapper's alleged shooting?

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 19:54
The rapper says she was shot in the feet by fellow artist Tory Lanez, who denies the accusation.
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Coronavirus: Madrid at serious risk without tougher rules, minister warns

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 18:56
Spain's health minister urges more restrictions in Madrid, stoking a political row as cases spike.
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French Open to start with fan numbers slashed

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 17:01
The opening day of the French Open sees three Britons - Andy Murray, Johanna Konta and Dan Evans - playing at Roland Garros.
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ICYMI: Bike race bar crawls and a unique face mask

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 14:28
Some of the stories you may have missed this week.
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Sparks fly during police chase in Los Angeles

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 13:31
Watch what happened when California Police tried to pull over a speeding pick-up truck.
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Tasmania pilot whales: Rescuers release 108 surviving animals

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 10:43
Efforts now turn to the disposal of some 350 whale carcasses after Australia's worst ever stranding.
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Rimbaud and Verlaine: France agonises over digging up gay poets

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 01:22
There is mounting pressure to have two of France's best-loved poets reinterred in the Paris Pantheon.
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