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Warmbier: Professor fired for saying he 'got what he deserved'

June 26, 2017 - 11:25am
The University of Delaware sacks a professor who derided Otto Warmbier as a "clueless white male".
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'I'm not a bad guy'

June 26, 2017 - 11:13am
El Hadji Diouf had a reputation for bad behaviour as a player, but tells BBC Sport's Stanley Kwenda this was unfair.
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Al-Qaeda: Kidnapped Swede Johan Gustafsson freed after six years

June 26, 2017 - 11:10am
Hostage Johan Gustafsson, in Mali since 2011, has been freed, the Swedish government says.
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Liu Xiaobo: Jailed Chinese dissident has terminal cancer

June 26, 2017 - 10:58am
Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo leaves jail for hospital after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.
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Chicago gay pride parade expels Star of David flags

June 26, 2017 - 10:22am
Organisers for the "inclusive" event said the rainbow Star of David flags "made people feel unsafe".
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Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr

June 26, 2017 - 10:07am
An online campaign is urging Algerians to promote local fashion to mark the end of Ramadan.
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Crown Resorts staff jailed for enticing Chinese gamblers

June 26, 2017 - 8:58am
Three Australian Crown Resorts employees broke the law by enticing Chinese high-rollers to casinos.
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South Africa prisoners entertained by 'strippers'

June 26, 2017 - 8:50am
Officials have confirmed photos of scantily dressed women were taken inside a Johannesburg jail.
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US passenger 'tried to open door' mid-flight to Houston

June 26, 2017 - 8:44am
The woman was able to rip off part of the door, according to a passenger on board the flight to Texas.
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Street named after footballer for a day

June 26, 2017 - 8:21am
The Tottenham and Kenyan midfielder has a street named after him in Tanzania - but not for long.
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North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South

June 26, 2017 - 7:21am
South Korea's new president supports proposals for a unified team at the Winter Olympics.
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Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

June 26, 2017 - 6:54am
The group deploys suicide bombers in different parts of the city, but their counter-attack is defeated.
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Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve

June 26, 2017 - 6:47am
About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site.
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Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca

June 26, 2017 - 6:20am
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.
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Trump breaks White House Eid dinner tradition

June 26, 2017 - 6:19am
The White House breaks an almost 20-year tradition, failing to host a dinner marking the end of Ramadan
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South Africa moves 'coffin' assault case to high court

June 26, 2017 - 6:03am
A July date is set for the trial of white farmers accused of forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive.
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Bill Cosby tour 'not about sex assault'

June 26, 2017 - 4:46am
The embattled comic's publicity team claim his summer speaking tour is about "restoring his legacy".
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Retired UK ambulances saving lives in Syria

June 26, 2017 - 2:55am
Volunteers from the 'Unity Convoy' have delivered 100 ambulances to the devastated country.
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Takata: Airbag-maker files for bankruptcy

June 26, 2017 - 2:14am
Japanese firm faces billions of dollars of liabilities linked to the biggest ever automotive recall.
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Colombia boat sinking: Six killed and 16 missing

June 26, 2017 - 1:59am
Sixteen people are missing after the crowded vessel sinks on a reservoir near an Andean resort town.
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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.