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Meet the Arab emojis

February 28, 2017 - 9:33am
An app full of quirky shisha smokers and winking girls in hijabs gives Arabs their emojis at last.
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Yemen conflict: Red Cross appeals for access to key port

February 28, 2017 - 9:12am
The Red Cross warns that Yemen is living on its "reserves" and that they will run out "very soon".
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Thailand's Phuket relaxes ban on beach sun loungers

February 28, 2017 - 9:05am
Beach chairs return to the sands in Phuket ending a ban imposed by the army.
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US Confederate flag pair jailed over threats to Georgia black family

February 28, 2017 - 8:59am
Two guilty of threatening a black family at a child's party receive lengthy sentences in Atlanta.
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Why Zimbabwe has declared Harare's roads to be a disaster

February 28, 2017 - 8:37am
Motorists in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, face difficult driving conditions as they try to avoid potholes on the road.
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Offbeat moments in the Oval Office

February 28, 2017 - 8:36am
After Kellyanne Conway's casual pose, here are more offbeat moments photographed in the Oval Office.
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Berlin truck attack: Police raid properties linked to mosque

February 28, 2017 - 8:28am
The raided properties had ties to the mosque used by the Christmas market truck attacker, Anis Amri.
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Libya exposed as an epicentre for migrant child abuse

February 28, 2017 - 8:02am
A Unicef report exposes the extreme dangers of violent and sexual abuse faced by child migrants.
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French election 2017: 'Obama for president', 42,000 supporters say

February 28, 2017 - 7:59am
Disillusioned by the range of candidates, French pranksters launch a campaign backing Barack Obama
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Google robot leaps and spins with leg-wheels

February 28, 2017 - 7:47am
Handle - a human-sized robot that can travel over uneven surfaces and jump over obstacles - makes its debut.
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Rio carnival marred by fresh accident as float collapses

February 28, 2017 - 7:34am
The incident in which 12 people were hurt comes a day after a float crushed people against a fence.
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Tunisia attack survivor reacts to coroner's conclusion

February 28, 2017 - 7:18am
Olivia Leithley, who was staying at the hotel in Sousse, responds to the coroner's conclusion.
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Man jailed for hitting woman with drone

February 28, 2017 - 6:28am
The pilot of a drone that knocked a woman unconscious has been jailed for 30 days in the US.
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Kellyanne Conway sparks media storm from Oval Office sofa

February 28, 2017 - 6:16am
President Donald Trump's senior aide berated after kneeling on the Oval Office sofa with her shoes on.
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Meet the costume-making devils of north-west Argentina

February 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Every year hundreds of people dance down Cerro Blanco hill in Argentina dressed as the Devil.
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Egypt parliament expels MP critical of human rights record

February 28, 2017 - 5:51am
Mohammed Sadat was accused of leaking a draft law and sensitive information to foreign groups.
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'Taliban infiltrator' aids police killing in Helmand province

February 28, 2017 - 5:03am
Twelve are dead after an infiltrator allegedly allowed militants into a police checkpoint.
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Australian senator sorry for 'flea' comment in asylum debate

February 28, 2017 - 2:37am
The comment interpreted as referring to asylum seekers was immediately condemned.
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Australia terror arrest: Man held over suspected missiles plan

February 28, 2017 - 2:35am
The man is suspected of trying to advise the Islamic State group on developing missiles, PM says.
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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges

February 28, 2017 - 2:14am
The case is tied to the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geung-hye.
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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.