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South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote

June 22, 2017 - 7:08am
But the South African parliament's speaker will decide whether the vote will be held in secret.
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Pesto excluded from liquid ban by Italian airport

June 22, 2017 - 6:30am
Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.
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Greek rubbish strike causes stink

June 22, 2017 - 6:24am
For days, piles of rubbish have mounted in cities across Greece in a dispute over thousands of jobs.
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Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

June 22, 2017 - 6:20am
The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock.
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Kenya 'colour run' to boost unity ahead of elections

June 22, 2017 - 4:49am
A riot of colours as Kenyans run to defy divisions ahead of August polls.
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Donald Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wall

June 22, 2017 - 4:22am
Attaching solar panels to a wall along the Mexican border will cut costs, the US president tells a rally.
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Congo to withdraw peacekeepers over abuse

June 22, 2017 - 4:20am
The UN force in the Central African Republic has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse.
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Exploding cream dispenser kills French fitness blogger

June 22, 2017 - 4:18am
The popular Instagram figure was struck in the chest and died of a heart attack, French media say.
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Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

June 22, 2017 - 1:30am
A temporary suspension was declared after Russia warned it would treat coalition jets as potential targets.
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China cracks down on toothpick crossbow toys

June 22, 2017 - 12:42am
The new gadget toy is selling like hotcakes, much though to the horror of concerned parents.
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Remains of Menem Jr exhumed amid murder claims in Argentina

June 21, 2017 - 9:18pm
The son of ex-President Menem died in a helicopter crash, but his family believes he was murdered.
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Adults sharing sexual content on teen app

June 21, 2017 - 8:47pm
The video app, Monkey, is designed to help teenagers make new friends
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Rich heritage

June 21, 2017 - 7:37pm
Mumbai is believed to have the second highest number of art deco buildings after Miami.
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Battle for Mosul: IS 'blows up' al-Nuri mosque

June 21, 2017 - 7:09pm
The al-Nuri Mosque was where the leader of IS proclaimed its so-called "caliphate" in 2014.
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Michigan airport knife attacker shouted 'Allahu Akbar', says FBI

June 21, 2017 - 7:08pm
The 50-year-old suspect allegedly cried "Allahu Akbar" before stabbing a police officer in the neck.
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Race to the bottom

June 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
The obscure and difficult to reach tracts of the seabed being claimed in the hope they contain mineral riches.
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North America prepares for August solar eclipse

June 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
Nasa scientists are very excited about the eclipse happening in the United States later this summer.
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Jailed and ransomed

June 21, 2017 - 5:48pm
Migrants are falling prey to criminal gangs in Libya - the BBC hears one man's horrific story.
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Peace at last

June 21, 2017 - 5:40pm
Fifteen years ago there was no such thing as palliative care - care for the dying - in Mongolia. Now there is, thanks to Odontuya Davaasuren.
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Florida car burglar caught with his pants down

June 21, 2017 - 4:48pm
A Florida car burglar is literally caught with his pants down as a wardrobe malfunction sends him crashing to the floor during a hapless getaway.
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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.