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Ehud Olmert, Israel's jailed ex-PM, to be released early

34 min 52 sec ago
A parole board cuts the former leader's sentence for corruption by a third.
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Trump mocks TV host Mika Brzezinski's 'bleeding facelift'

36 min 51 sec ago
The US president tweets that MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski has "low I.Q." and is "Crazy", and she hits back.
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Gunman guilty of Russia opposition murder

47 min 19 sec ago
Chechen Zaur Dadayev shot Putin critic Boris Nemtsov dead outside the Kremlin in February 2015.
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New island forms on North Carolina's Atlantic coast

58 min 43 sec ago
Photos of 'Hatteras Island' went viral after a photographer returned to his marriage proposal site.
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South Africa: Charges over secret breast milk filming

1 hour 10 min ago
A woman alleges she was filmed while expressing breast milk in a room at her place of work.
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Georgian man tends his own grave in identity mix-up

1 hour 39 min ago
A case of mistaken identity has led one man to look after the grave people thought he'd been buried in.
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Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor

1 hour 48 min ago
The site will also be open to universities and other partners to explore the use of drones.
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Iraqi forces enter ruins of Mosul Great Mosque of al-Nuri

1 hour 52 min ago
A BBC reporter embedded with troops there says the complex has not yet been secured.
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Nigeria: Ogoni widows sue Shell over military crackdown

1 hour 58 min ago
The women accuse the oil giant of complicity in a crackdown by Nigeria's then military rulers.
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Ronaldo confirms he is father of twins after Portugal defeat

2 hours 13 min ago
The Portuguese footballer says he is "very happy" to be able to see his babies for the first time.
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War against IS: Have RAF air strikes killed civilians?

2 hours 42 min ago
RAF crews have been talking to the BBC's Jonathan Beale about the challenges they face in avoiding civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria.
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Germany blocks Erdogan rally during G20 summit in Hamburg

2 hours 49 min ago
Germany says it will not let the Turkish leader address German Turks during the G20 next week.
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Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer denies Australia sex offences

2 hours 56 min ago
The Vatican's third-ranking official says he will take a leave of absence to fight the charges.
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Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria

3 hours 13 min ago
Visa applicants from six mainly Muslim countries must have "close" family or business ties.
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Death knell

4 hours 32 min ago
Three years after IS proclaimed a "caliphate", Iraqi forces are ready to pronounce its death.
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Russia says new UK aircraft carrier 'a convenient target'

4 hours 40 min ago
HMS Queen Elizabeth is new but no match for Russia's aircraft carrier, the Russian military says.
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Merkel: Hamburg G20 to focus on Paris climate deal

4 hours 43 min ago
This year's G20 summit is to focus on furthering the Paris climate deal, which Mr Trump opposes.
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Spider-Man star Hannibal Buress sends lookalike to film's premiere

5 hours 5 min ago
Spider-Man star Hannibal Buress pays lookalike £380 to go to film's premiere in his place.
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Sydney Opera House display celebrates indigenous painting

5 hours 19 min ago
The light show is called Badu Gili, which means "water light" in the language of the Gadigal people.
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Czech parliament moves to legalise firearm ownership

6 hours 16 min ago
The move challenges EU gun control rules which restrict civilians from owning certain weapons.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.