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El Salvador's much-loved hippo Gustavito killed at zoo

8 hours 40 min ago
While murder has long lost the capacity to shock in El Salvador, Gustavito's death has hit a nerve.
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Top Soviet Olympic gymnast Olga Korbut sells off medals

8 hours 46 min ago
The former gymnast, a darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics, auctions off her medals to pay the bills.
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Philippine Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German hostage in video

9 hours 43 min ago
Juergen Kantner was abducted in November and a ransom deadline passed on Sunday.
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Oscars 2017: Denzel Washington officiates mock marriage

9 hours 53 min ago
A group of unsuspecting Hollywood tourists were given the surprise of their lives when their tour led them to the Oscars.
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World's most threatening superbugs ranked in new list

10 hours 46 sec ago
Top of the list to find new, effective antibiotic treatments for are bacteria that poison the blood.
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France election: Why people are voting for Marine Le Pen

10 hours 7 min ago
We go behind the scenes at a National Front rally in Nantes.
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Reykjavik time-lapse captures overnight snowfall

10 hours 33 min ago
Reykjavik has seen its biggest snowfall in 80 years - one Icelander used time-lapse to capture all 51cm (20in).
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Kim Jong-nam death: Four wanted N Koreans 'are spies'

10 hours 47 min ago
South Korea's intelligence agency says four North Koreans wanted by Malaysia over killing are spies.
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Full disclosure

10 hours 59 min ago
Saidy Brown discusses the extraordinary reaction after she disclosed her HIV status on Twitter.
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Togolese striker Francis Kone saves opponent's life

11 hours 21 min ago
Togolese striker Francis Kone saves the life of goalkeeper Martin Berkovec, who almost swallowed his tongue during a Czech league match.
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George W Bush backs free press in rare interview

11 hours 22 min ago
George W Bush says in a rare TV interview that a free media is needed to call those in power to account.
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Mosul battle: Iraqi forces seize key bridge

13 hours 57 min ago
Once repaired, the bridge could help the Iraqi government bring in reinforcements and supplies.
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Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven

14 hours 14 min ago
The shooting of a suspected gang boss is the single deadliest of its kind in the country for years.
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South Korea opposition seek interim leader's impeachment

15 hours 7 min ago
As President Park awaits a ruling on her impeachment, the acting president also comes under fire.
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Rio carnival: 20 hurt as out-of-control float hits fence

15 hours 10 min ago
The vehicle went into reverse, crushing a number of dancers and spectators against a fence.
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Bulgarian radio gets modern music back after dispute

15 hours 19 min ago
Public broadcaster is forced to play classical music, and sees its audience grow.
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French election: New claims over Le Pen FN funding

16 hours 9 min ago
A former aide to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen makes new fraud claims.
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View from the South

16 hours 20 min ago
Speculation is rife and defectors are unnerved by the death of the North Korean in Malaysia.
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James O'Connor and Ali Williams charged in Paris over cocaine

16 hours 30 min ago
The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were arrested outside a Paris nightclub.
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Oscars: Iranian winner Asghar Farhadi blasts Trump travel ban

16 hours 34 min ago
Director Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman won best foreign language film but he boycotted the awards.
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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.