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German army problems 'dramatically bad', report says

February 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
The report highlights numerous issues with the Bundeswehr, including disrepair and a lack of staff.
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Trump signs memorandum on gun 'bump stocks'

February 20, 2018 - 5:06pm
Mr Trump signs an order to ban bump-stock devices that convert semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire weapons.
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Lawyer charged in Trump-Russia inquiry

February 20, 2018 - 3:47pm
Alex van der Zwaan, the 19th person to be charged, pleads guilty to making false statements.
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Spain: Father of migrant boy found in suitcase in Ceuta freed

February 20, 2018 - 2:48pm
Ali Ouattara's son Adou was found curled up in a suitcase being smuggled into Spain.
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Russia admits dozens of Russian casualties in Syria battle

February 20, 2018 - 2:17pm
Russia says "several dozen" Russians - not regular troops - were killed or wounded in a Syria clash.
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Sylvester Stallone 'still punching' despite death hoax

February 20, 2018 - 2:07pm
The actor maintains he is "alive and well" after a bogus online prank claimed he had died.
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Winter Olympics: Is skier Elizabeth Swaney a legend or a chancer?

February 20, 2018 - 1:41pm
Elizabeth Swaney qualified for Pyeongchang through a loophole and her tactics have divided opinion.
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Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency

February 20, 2018 - 1:41pm
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.
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Syria war: Pro-government forces enter Kurdish-held Afrin

February 20, 2018 - 1:39pm
Militiamen enter the Kurdish-held border area, prompting Turkish troops to fire "warning shots".
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Damming the Nile: Explore with 360 video

February 20, 2018 - 1:26pm
Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan.
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Poles told to report 'anti-Polish slander' to diplomats

February 20, 2018 - 1:03pm
Poland's top senator says linking Poles to Nazi crimes is an insult to the nation.
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Mathias Cormann: The ex-Belgian running Australia this week

February 20, 2018 - 12:34pm
Mathias Cormann only began learning English aged 23 - now he will be the nation's temporary leader.
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Madonna: 'My son is Malawi's future president'

February 20, 2018 - 12:28pm
The US pop star praised her son adopted from Malawi, saying he would become its future president.
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Zimbabwe's Morgan Tsvangirai buried amid rivalry in MDC

February 20, 2018 - 11:12am
More than 5,000 people attend Zimbabwean opposition leader's burial, amid battle to succeed him.
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Iran plane crash wreckage found on mountainside

February 20, 2018 - 11:09am
The wreckage of the plane, which went down with 66 people on board, is found on a mountainside.
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WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe

February 20, 2018 - 10:26am
There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.
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Jail term for clown cartoon of Malaysia PM

February 20, 2018 - 9:51am
Fahmi Reza's caricature depicts Najib Razak as a clown and went viral during protests against him.
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Thousands cancel Oxfam donations over Haiti scandal

February 20, 2018 - 9:21am
MPs to hold full inquiry into sexual misconduct in the aid sector, as Oxfam says 26 new cases reported.
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Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

February 20, 2018 - 8:55am
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.
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Channel 4 documentary accuses Harvey Weinstein of physical assault

February 20, 2018 - 8:40am
My Week with Marilyn producer David Parfitt claims Weinstein attacked him in new Channel 4 documentary .
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