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Drowning man

July 21, 2017 - 7:32am
Five Florida teenagers watched a man drowning - but did nothing to help. Can they be prosecuted?
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Hezbollah-Syrian offensive launched against border militants

July 21, 2017 - 7:25am
Hezbollah and Syrian forces launch "open-ended" operation against militant groups on Lebanon border.
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The modern female knight

July 21, 2017 - 6:36am
Deputy head teacher Sarah Hay is the world number one woman jouster.
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'Sorcery' delays Papua New Guinea election count

July 21, 2017 - 6:21am
The count in Papua New Guinea's election is delayed in one province following accusations of witchcraft.
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Five Ukraine troops die in fierce clash with Donetsk rebels

July 21, 2017 - 6:08am
The US says it was the most serious fighting in eastern Ukraine so far this year.
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Siemens to exit Russian power joint venture

July 21, 2017 - 5:46am
The German giant claims a Russian business broke sanctions by shipping its turbines to Crimea.
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Outcry as Chinese school makes iPads compulsory

July 21, 2017 - 5:34am
A Chinese school is criticised by parents and social media users for making children bring an iPad.
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Trump snub?

July 21, 2017 - 4:57am
Japan woke up on Friday morning to intense scrutiny of its First Lady's proficiency in English.
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'American nightmare'

July 21, 2017 - 4:31am
Justine Damond's case has shocked Minneapolis, but it is being watched as closely in her home country.
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India musician plays guitar during brain surgery

July 21, 2017 - 2:49am
Abhishek Prasad played the instrument to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his hand.
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New agreement will allow US rice exports to China

July 21, 2017 - 12:27am
Agreement includes strict measures to prevent pests and plant diseases being brought into China.
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Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes as millions join strike

July 20, 2017 - 11:47pm
Three people are killed across the country as pressure grows on President Maduro to cancel election.
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Baby boom

July 20, 2017 - 10:13pm
An innovative Indian effort to increase its tiny Parsi population shows signs of success.
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Justine Damond's death 'should not have happened'

July 20, 2017 - 10:03pm
An Australian woman's shooting was caused by the "actions of one individual", the police chief says.
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Come on a tour of the village dividing North Korea from the South

July 20, 2017 - 9:35pm
Take a tour of Panmunjom - in the demilitarized border zone where North and South Korea meet for talks.
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Salvador Dali's body exhumed for DNA tests

July 20, 2017 - 8:27pm
Samples are taken from the painter's body to settle a paternity case brought by a tarot card reader.
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Do cows hold key to beating HIV?

July 20, 2017 - 8:03pm
The secret to an HIV vaccine may be in a cow's tummy, US researchers say.
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Harar - the Ethiopian city known as 'Africa's Mecca'

July 20, 2017 - 8:02pm
Our correspondent visits the ancient city of Harar as it celebrates its 1,010th anniversary.
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Three-way weddings

July 20, 2017 - 7:57pm
After Colombia legally recognises a union between three men, will polyamorous marriages follow?
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Why three isn't a crowd: Meet the trio who 'married' each other

July 20, 2017 - 7:57pm
Three men from Colombia speak to BBC World Service about life as a polyamorous throuple, after having their romantic union officially recognised.
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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.