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Afghanistan: Bomb rips through wedding in Kabul

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 21:32
Many casualties are feared in the blast in the west of the Afghan capital.
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Portland braced for far-right rally and antifa counter-demo

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 20:44
Police are mounting a major operation to keep the marchers apart from left-wing counter protesters.
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Italy's Salvini lets 27 teenagers off Open Arms migrant ship

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 20:02
The interior minister backs down reluctantly over the migrant minors amid a row within his cabinet.
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Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 18:52
A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage
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Sudan conflict: Army and civilians seal power-sharing deal

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 18:28
The power-sharing agreement comes after months of protests following the toppling of the president.
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Mexico teen rape cases: Women protest against police violence

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 18:01
Women in Mexico City demand action after sexual assault allegations involving police officers.
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Hong Kong police: We don’t need Beijing’s help

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 17:32
Senior officials address accusations of heavy-handedness and the rumours of Chinese intervention.
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Bangladesh fire: 15,000 homes destroyed in Dhaka slum

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 16:43
About 15,000 homes are destroyed in a shanty town in Dhaka - but no deaths have been reported.
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Nasa picks headquarters for Moon lander

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 14:10
A Nasa facility in Alabama will play a key role in sending astronauts to the Moon's surface in 2024.
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Kashmir's communications partially restored, says India

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 14:04
Phone services are slowly being reinstated, but internet and mobile phone services remain suspended.
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Famous dugong dies after eating plastic

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 12:21
Pieces of plastic were found inside the stomach of the sea mammal which was stranded on a Thai beach.
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Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:11
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalised for having a child" after Nike changed its sponsorship contracts.
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Peter Fonda, star of Easy Rider, dies aged 79

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:43
The 1969 cult classic, which Fonda also co-wrote and produced, earned him an Oscar nomination.
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El Paso shooting: Man shocked as hundreds attend wife's funeral

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:05
Antonio Basco asked members of the community to attend after his wife was killed in El Paso, Texas.
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The Fortnite coach who helped create teenage millionaires

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 02:28
Hugh Gilmour failed to qualify for the Fortnite World Cup, so has turned to coaching instead.
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Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 01:49
The fungus was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now a problem in hospitals across the world.
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Why Nigeria has restricted food imports

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:59
The government hopes to boost agriculture but will it lead to higher prices?
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Why I 'married' an anime character

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:25
Akihiko Kondo is one of a growing number of Japanese people turning their back on real-world romance.
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How Hong Kong got trapped in a cycle of violence

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:00
Police and protesters are locked into a spiral of provocation - is there any way out?
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Why US lags behind on graphic cigarette warnings

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 23:16
Shocking images on packages would be the first change since 1984 - other countries have gone much further.
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