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Iraqi Kurdish referendum must be suspended - Iraqi PM

September 18, 2017 - 1:22pm
Iraq demands the suspension of the Kurdish independence referendum but will likely be ignored.
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Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz shot dead by police

September 18, 2017 - 12:35pm
An inquiry is launched after Scout Schultz is killed confronting officers with a knife.
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Egypt social media users mock college flag ceremony

September 18, 2017 - 12:31pm
Egypt's decision to have college students salute the flag prompts online mockery.
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Canada unveils its first US Civil War monument

September 18, 2017 - 12:27pm
Although officially neutral, more than 7,000 Canadians died fighting in the US Civil War.
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Geneva: 500 euro notes found flushed down toilets

September 18, 2017 - 11:13am
Geneva prosecutors are looking at why a mystery person flushed 500 euro notes away.
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Strong women

September 18, 2017 - 11:05am
Reese Witherspoon says "it's been an incredible year for women on television" at this year's awards.
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Germans fined over pensioner left to die in bank branch

September 18, 2017 - 9:33am
Three people get heavy fines in Essen for not helping a critically ill pensioner at a bank branch.
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Textbook revolution

September 18, 2017 - 9:17am
New Turkish school textbooks omit evolution but include the idea of "jihad" - provoking a row.
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Venezuelan charged over Supreme Court helicopter attack

September 18, 2017 - 9:11am
A lone helicopter dropped grenades on the Supreme Court in Caracas in June and then disappeared.
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BBC launches services for Ethiopia and Eritrea

September 18, 2017 - 9:01am
The BBC World Service launches websites in three new languages as part of its biggest expansion since the 1940s.
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Chinese sex doll rental service suspended amid controversy

September 18, 2017 - 8:14am
A Chinese firm offering sex dolls for rent pulls the service after criticism from authorities.
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Deadly violence

September 18, 2017 - 7:56am
Fighting has broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities. The BBC looks at why.
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'Template for world peace'

September 18, 2017 - 7:02am
Zannah Mustapha helped to negotiate the Chibok girls' release and runs a free school for displaced children.
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Kevin Hart: I was being blackmailed over 'sexually suggestive' video

September 18, 2017 - 6:37am
The comedian apologises to his pregnant wife and his children after claiming after making a "bad error of judgement".
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Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale and Big Little Lies the main winners

September 18, 2017 - 5:25am
Elisabeth Moss's TV drama wins big, while Charlie Brooker and Riz Ahmed lead the British victors.
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UK tourist in Venice hands big euro find to police

September 18, 2017 - 5:17am
A 67-year-old British woman discovers a bag with thousands of euros in Venice and hands it to police.
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Theresa May visits Canada for post-Brexit trade talks

September 18, 2017 - 4:04am
The PM and Justin Trudeau will also discuss a trade row that could threaten jobs in Northern Ireland.
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Rolling Stone magazine up for sale

September 18, 2017 - 3:42am
The 50 year-old publication, famed for covering music and popular culture, is to be sold as publishing industry struggles.
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Shanghai demolishes 'nail house' blocking road and traffic

September 18, 2017 - 3:17am
After holding out for 14 years, the house blocking traffic on a wide road is finally making way.
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China and India water 'dispute' after border stand-off

September 18, 2017 - 1:52am
China stops giving India crucial data for "technical reasons" but is providing it to Bangladesh.
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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.