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Typhoon Megi: Search for missing after China landslides

20 min 53 sec ago
At least 33 people are missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered two landslides, state media says.
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China Typhoon Megi: Rescuers struggle with mudslides and floods

26 min 55 sec ago
Rescuers in China's eastern Zhejiang province have been searching for survivors at the site of landslides triggered by heavy rain.
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Brexit: Italian PM Matteo Renzi warns UK over EU rights

1 hour 22 min ago
It will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to result in a deal that gives Britons more rights than others outside the EU, Italian PM Matteo Renzi says.
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Israel's Shimon Peres lies in state at parliament

1 hour 25 min ago
Israeli leaders place wreaths beside the coffin of former PM and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state outside parliament in Jerusalem.
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Obama: Congress veto override of 9/11 lawsuits bill 'a mistake'

1 hour 59 min ago
The US president says the congressional override of his veto on a bill allowing 9/11 lawsuits against Saudi Arabia sets "a dangerous precedent".
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Kashmir attack: India 'launches strikes against militants'

2 hours 4 min ago
India's army carries out "surgical strikes" against suspected militants along the de-facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir.
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Saints and stigma

2 hours 53 min ago
Secrecy and silence surrounds the issue of mental health in Pakistan. Those with money can afford treatment but families in rural areas often fall back on ancient superstitions, reports BBC Urdu's Saba Eitizaz.
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Samsung in 'exploding washing machines' probe

2 hours 58 min ago
Samsung has confirmed it is in talks with US consumer watchdogs after a lawsuit against the firm over "exploding" washing machines.
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Sudan government accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur

2 hours 59 min ago
The Sudanese government is allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people, with dozens of children among 200 killed in Darfur, Amnesty International alleges.
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Body of Shimon Peres lies in state

3 hours 2 min ago
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state, in Jerusalem.
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North Korean soldier crosses DMZ to defect to South

3 hours 14 min ago
A North Korean soldier has defect to South Korea by walking across one of the world's most heavily fortified borders, say officials in Seoul.
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Italy earthquake: The family living in their garden

3 hours 14 min ago
Roberta Pompa has been living with her young children in their back garden since the earthquake in central Italy on 24 August.
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'British people made bad decision on EU'

3 hours 26 min ago
Italy's PM says it will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to provide a deal that gives British people more rights than those outside the EU.
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Ugandan shot by US police 'pointed object'

5 hours 30 min ago
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
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Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group

September 28, 2016 - 11:49pm
Reports of passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders rose by 17% in 2015, according to an industry group.
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Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

September 28, 2016 - 9:27pm
The remains of 10 US soldiers killed during the Mexican-American war of 1846 are being returned 170 years after their deaths.
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One in 10 children has 'Aids defence'

September 28, 2016 - 9:19pm
A 10th of children have a "monkey-like" immune system that stops them developing Aids, researchers say.
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Oil rallies after Opec ministers announce output cut

September 28, 2016 - 9:16pm
The oil producers cartel Opec has agreed a preliminary deal to cut production for the first time in eight years, sending crude prices surging.
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Trump's fortune drops $800m in one year

September 28, 2016 - 8:59pm
Due in large part to the softening of the New York real estate market, Mr Trump's personal wealth has fallen to $3.7bn, says Forbes.
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Beating Big Brother

September 28, 2016 - 8:27pm
Secret surveillance of US citizens by police is on the rise with black neighbourhoods often the target - here is how one Californian city fought back.
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