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Light festival dazzles visitors in Sydney

May 26, 2017 - 8:10am
Sydney is lighting up its landmarks in stunning colours for a light festival.
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Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base in Kandahar

May 26, 2017 - 8:07am
The attack comes days after the militants stormed another military base in the same area.
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Call to raise retirement age to at least 70

May 26, 2017 - 8:02am
The looming pensions crisis is as serious as climate change, says the World Economic Forum.
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Mario Testino auctions off his private collection

May 26, 2017 - 7:05am
Mario Testino is auctioning off his private collection of art to raise money for his museum in Peru.
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Sea lion attack: Girl treated over 'seal finger' risk

May 26, 2017 - 6:53am
The girl dragged into water by a sea lion in Canada is treated with antibiotics to avert infection.
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Greek goddess statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

May 26, 2017 - 6:32am
Bangladeshi Islamist groups said the statue of Themis - the goddess of justice - hurt religious sentiment.
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Fighting deadly Siberian wildfires from the sky

May 26, 2017 - 6:01am
Russia's Emergency Ministry releases footage showing the battle to extinguish deadly wildfires.
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Australian indigenous leaders call for formal 'voice', path to treaty

May 26, 2017 - 5:40am
A historic summit calls for a formal body to represent Australia's first inhabitants in parliament.
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Africa's week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2017

May 26, 2017 - 5:19am
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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Lamb and cheese

May 26, 2017 - 5:14am
Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease.
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India opens longest bridge on China border

May 26, 2017 - 3:16am
The 9.15km bridge connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with Assam in north-east India.
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Gianforte wins Montana vote despite 'body slam' charge

May 26, 2017 - 3:11am
US Republican Greg Gianforte, charged with assaulting the Guardian's Ben Jacobs, is elected to Congress.
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Indian acid-attack bride finds love from a wrong number

May 26, 2017 - 3:02am
The survivor said finding love after 17 operations felt like a miracle.
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Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

May 26, 2017 - 3:00am
The deal to extend output cuts agreed by energy ministers in Vienna fails to impress financial markets.
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Man stabbed to death in Vietnam wedding karaoke row

May 26, 2017 - 2:19am
A man fatally stabbed another at a wedding in southern Vietnam, after being mocked for his singing.
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Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny - US media

May 26, 2017 - 1:59am
Investigators believe Mr Trump's son-in-law has information relevant to the Russia probe, reports say.
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Can fish skin help treat burns?

May 26, 2017 - 12:08am
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
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SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police

May 25, 2017 - 9:30pm
A distress signal spotted in a remote region prompts fears that someone could be missing.
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Shifting tongues

May 25, 2017 - 9:19pm
John Kerry joked about Americans learning Russian, but global politics do influence languages studied.
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Everest climbers worried about oxygen bottle theft

May 25, 2017 - 8:24pm
There is concern about the increasing theft of oxygen bottles from high camps.
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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.