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Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as Philippines president

June 30, 2016 - 5:59am
The tough-talking former mayor of Davao, Rodrigo Duterte, is sworn in as the president of the Philippines, after a landslide election win.
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Mudslide causes Japan house to topple

June 30, 2016 - 5:30am
A mudslide in the city of Nagasaki caused a house to topple over after heavy rain pounded southern Japan over the past week.
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Cyclist in northern US killed by grizzly bear

June 30, 2016 - 5:24am
A grizzly bear attacks and kills a cyclist just outside Glacier National Park, police in the northern US state of Montana say.
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Australian teen pleads guilty to plot to behead police officer

June 30, 2016 - 4:54am
A 19-year-old Australian faces a possible life term after admitting plotting to behead a police office during Anzac Day commemorations.
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Oscars push for more gender and ethnical diversity

June 30, 2016 - 4:24am
Oscar organisers invite a record number of new members to vote in the next Academy Awards, in response to sharp criticism about lack of diversity.
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Voting at scale

June 30, 2016 - 4:18am
Australia's massive size and sparse populations in outback areas means it has some of the world's largest electoral constituencies.
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Rodrigo Duterte is sworn in as Philippines president

June 30, 2016 - 3:43am
Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, after a landslide election victory in May.
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US election: Michael Sandford who 'wanted to shoot Trump' charged

June 30, 2016 - 3:38am
A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him.
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Alvin Toffler, futurologist guru, dies at 87

June 30, 2016 - 3:14am
Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87.
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Diamonds aren't forever

June 30, 2016 - 2:47am
The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
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Battle of the Somme centenary

June 30, 2016 - 2:36am
Allan Little looks at the enduring significance of the Battle of the Somme fought between 1 July and 18 November 1916.
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Iraq air strikes 'target militant convoy' near Falluja

June 30, 2016 - 2:24am
Iraq's Ministry of Defence has released footage which it says shows air strikes on a convoy of Islamic State militants trying to flee the city of Falluja.
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Brexit: Obama warns on global growth after UK vote

June 30, 2016 - 1:45am
US President Barack Obama says that the British vote to leave the European Union raises "longer-term concerns about global growth".
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Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod

June 30, 2016 - 1:44am
One of the characters in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction is offensive.
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'Psychic' crocodile predicts Australia's election

June 29, 2016 - 10:20pm
A notorious tabloid newspaper claims a "psychic" crocodile has predicted the outcome of Australia's election.
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Sweatshop risk

June 29, 2016 - 9:55pm
Tim Whewell visits the special schools springing up in Turkey to help the refugee children of Syria's "lost generation".
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US compensates Cameroon family for child killed by UN car

June 29, 2016 - 9:48pm
The US has compensated the family of a Cameroon boy who was struck and killed by a vehicle in UN Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade.
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World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell at auction

June 29, 2016 - 9:23pm
The world's largest uncut diamond has failed to sell at an auction in London after bids fell short of the reserve price.
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Deutsche Bank and Santander fail US stress test

June 29, 2016 - 8:50pm
Nearly all large US banks pass the Federal Reserve's annual stress test, with only Europe's Deutsche Bank and Santander failing.
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Somme battlefields from the air 100 years on

June 29, 2016 - 8:02pm
A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.
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Fransini Giraldo is a Colombian girl who dances her own style of Salsa. In this video, she dances to the rhythm of Sonora Carruseles de Colombia, presumably in the Colombia countryside. Published July 16, 2013.