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Ayodhya verdict: Indian top court gives holy site to Hindus

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 12:47
The land dispute has been bitterly contested by Hindus and Muslims for decades.
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Kartarpur corridor: India pilgrims in historic visit to Pakistan temple

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:03
The Kartarpur corridor leads from the Indian border straight to a holy Sikh temple in Pakistan.
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Cyclone Bulbul: Bangladesh evacuates thousands ahead of storm

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 10:47
The authorities order the evacuation of thousands of people as they prepare for the storm to hit.
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Australia bushfires: Two dead in New South Wales blazes

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 06:24
Officials say the number of casualties could rise after more than 150 homes are destroyed.
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The Chinese suicides prevented by AI from afar

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 03:20
An Amsterdam-based researcher has set up an initiative to spot suicidal Chinese social media users.
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Berlin Wall VR: ‘I was looking into my grandma’s eyes’

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 03:04
Thirty years after fall of the Berlin Wall, a new experience recreates what life was like.
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Week in Pictures: 2-8 November 2019

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 02:05
A selection of some striking news photographs taken around the world this week.
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Killer claims his life sentence is served because he briefly died

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 01:50
He argued he should be free because his heart briefly stopped, but Iowa judges are not convinced.
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Spanish election: Can another vote end the political deadlock?

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 01:27
Will the country's fourth general election in four years change anything?
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Lebanon protests: Confronting the ‘sexualisation’ of women demonstrators

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 01:23
Women have been at the forefront of Lebanon's protests. But some complain they’re attracting attention for their looks, not their message.
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India and Pakistan open Kartarpur corridor to Sikh temple

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 01:19
In a rare instance of co-operation, the two countries inaugurate a new border crossing point.
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Mexico ambush: How a US Mormon family ended up dead

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 00:20
Nine people, all American citizens, were killed by gunmen in an ambush this week.
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Trump wants whistleblower named despite 'physical danger'

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 23:21
A lawyer for the anonymous official says the president will be to blame if his client comes to harm.
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Far-right protests greet Georgia gay film premiere

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 22:52
The premiere of Georgia's first LGBTQ film has sparked protests and mixed social media reaction.
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Twitter goes wild for South African KFC marriage proposal

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 20:24
Gifts have been pouring in for the couple after their fast-food engagement video went viral.
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Pompeo attacks Russia and China in Berlin speech

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 18:27
The US secretary of state says Nato risks becoming obsolete if it fails to defend Western values.
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Australia bushfires: 'Unprecedented' fires turn skies orange

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 14:58
More than 90 blazes were raging across New South Wales on Friday.
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YouTubers look forward to KSI v Logan Paul 2

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:49
Watch YouTubers Joe Weller, Chunkz and Sidemen preview KSI v Logan Paul 2 before their showdown in Los Angeles on Sunday morning.
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Japan 'glasses ban' for women at work sparks backlash

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 09:17
Reports of firms restricting women from wearing glasses at work have reignited dress code debates.
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Australia bushfires: Record number of emergencies in New South Wales

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 07:44
An "unprecedented" number of blazes are at the highest threat level in New South Wales, officials say.
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