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Tsunami warning: Solomons 7.8 quake prompts alert

16 min 16 sec ago
A tsunami warning is issued after a strong 7.8 earthquake off the Solomon Islands.
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Aceh earthquake: 'I was thrown in the air. And then boom'

1 hour 15 min ago
Wardi and his wife Dewi lived above their clothes shop. When the quake struck, their building collapsed. He describes his desperate, but failed, bid to save her.
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Syria conflict: Army 'suspends Aleppo fighting'

1 hour 32 min ago
The Syrian army suspends fighting around eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave, Russia says.
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CCTV shows US snowman stabbing

1 hour 45 min ago
The owner of a giant inflatable snowman in Missouri has released CCTV footage of it being stabbed, in the hope of catching the assailant.
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Cameroon protests: 'People have been gassed, shot and flogged'

2 hours 41 sec ago
A resident in Bamenda describes ongoing clashes after weeks of protests against the use of French in courts and schools in English-speaking parts of Cameroon.
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Mannequin challenge of gunfight misfires

2 hours 8 min ago
A gunfight-themed mannequin challenge has resulted in two people being arrested.
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Sexual harassment: Cat-callers face fines in Buenos Aires

3 hours 40 min ago
A new law aims to stamp out cat-calling and other sexual harassment in the Argentine capital.
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Ukraine mother 'left infants to starve' in Kiev flat

3 hours 43 min ago
A young Ukrainian mother allegedly left her two toddlers without food for nine days and one died.
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Sofia Vergara: US actress faces lawsuit 'from own embryos'

5 hours 15 min ago
US actress Sofia Vergara is sued for allegedly depriving her frozen embryos of their inheritance.
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Trump picks climate sceptic Pruitt for environment chief

5 hours 37 min ago
Donald Trump picks an outspoken critic of Obama climate policies to head the environment body.
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Aleppo battle: ‘Forgotten’ civilians moved from Syria frontline

5 hours 56 min ago
The Red Cross evacuates 148 disabled and injured civilians from the frontline in Aleppo.
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Japan tracks dementia patients with QR codes attached to fingernails

6 hours 19 sec ago
A Japanese city is tracking elderly dementia patients by attaching barcodes to their fingernails.
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Marine Le Pen: No free school for illegal migrants in France

6 hours 7 min ago
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls for an end to free education for illegal immigrants.
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Clinton fan's 'Pantsuit Drive' for homeless job seekers

6 hours 10 min ago
Clinton fans who bought pantsuits for US voting day are urged to donate them to homeless jobseekers.
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Aleppo: Families flee city through hole in the wall

6 hours 17 min ago
Lyse Doucet reports from Tariq al-Bab as families who have fled the fighting in Aleppo gather together.
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100 Women 2016: Russia's female role models across the divide

6 hours 24 min ago
Men still dominate Russian politics and business, but young women from both sides of the divide are making strides.
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'Curvy' squirrel Olivio rescued from Munich manhole, then eats a lot

6 hours 28 min ago
A red squirrel stuck in a manhole cover thanks to its curvy hips is freed in a rescue operation.
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Bermuda walkers told to stop stacking rocks

6 hours 49 min ago
Nature experts say rock-balancing craze disturbs habitat of endangered Bermuda skink.
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France tax case: Jerome Cahuzac, ex-budget minister, jailed for fraud

7 hours 47 min ago
French ex-minister Jerome Cahuzac, appointed to clamp down on tax evasion, is jailed for tax fraud.
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Colombia's Farc rebels do the Mannequin Challenge

8 hours 15 min ago
Colombia's Farc rebels do the Mannequin Challenge in a video posted on YouTube.
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