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Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

September 28, 2016 - 5:33am
Some 1,100 tourists are evacuated after a volcano erupted on Indonesia's Mount Lombok, though hundreds are still missing.
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Dubai airport grounds flights due to 'drone activity'

September 28, 2016 - 5:01am
Dubai International Airport grounds flights for half an hour due to "unauthorised drone activity", the airport's operator says.
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Tanzania's Magufuli fires officials over 'fake' earthquake account

September 28, 2016 - 4:48am
Tanzania's president sacks senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money set aside for earthquake victims, his office says.
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Spider bites Australian man on penis again

September 28, 2016 - 4:10am
A 21-year-old Australian tradesman using a portable toilet on a building site is bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time.
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Couple describe moment Hanks photobombed wedding pictures

September 28, 2016 - 4:02am
Elisabeth and Ryan speak to the BBC after Tom Hanks photobombed their wedding pictures in Central Park, New York.
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Thailand's military allows 'culture of torture', says Amnesty

September 28, 2016 - 3:12am
Thailand's military government has allowed a "culture of torture" to flourish, according to a report by rights group Amnesty International.
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An emigre who became a statesman

September 28, 2016 - 2:03am
A look back at the life and career of former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres.
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Chinese investors pay A$88.88m for Sydney property

September 28, 2016 - 1:19am
Chinese investors pay a "lucky" A$88,888,888.88 for a Sydney property, as new warnings emerge about a property bubble in the Australian city.
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Twitch and YouTube 'taking misogynistic abuse in gaming seriously'

September 28, 2016 - 12:47am
Newsbeat's hears from the biggest hosts of online gaming content in the world about the abuse some women face when they stream or share videos.
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Son of AFL coach not guilty of murder

September 27, 2016 - 10:26pm
The son of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh is found not guilty of his murder, on grounds of mental incompetence.
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Long legacy

September 27, 2016 - 10:11pm
The BBC's Kevin Connolly looks back at the long career of Shimon Peres, who helped shape every decade of Israel's life.
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Presidential debate: Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV record

September 27, 2016 - 9:17pm
The first US presidential debate is watched by 84 million people, breaking a record set by Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan in 1980.
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Wells Fargo chief forfeits $41m amid corruption probe

September 27, 2016 - 9:03pm
Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf forfeits $41m (£31.5m) in share bonuses as the bank giant tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.
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Serena Williams vows: 'I won't be silent' on police violence

September 27, 2016 - 8:25pm
Serena Williams speaks out against law enforcement brutality, quoting Martin Luther King as she says: "There comes a time when silence is betrayal".
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September 27, 2016 - 7:44pm
BBC Monitoring looks at the most contentious issues in the peace deal signed by the Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels ahead of a popular vote on 2 October.
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Threat of violence

September 27, 2016 - 7:39pm
India's official entry to the Best Foreign Language film at Oscars is a gritty crime drama on police brutality and corruption, writes Sudha G Tilak.
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Bags of joy

September 27, 2016 - 7:27pm
Finnish-Syrian father-of-six Rami Adhan has become known as the "toy smuggler" for taking large bags of toys into Syria for children suffering in the war.
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Created equal

September 27, 2016 - 7:20pm
The Republican Party may not be the most natural home for a transgender woman from New Jersey - but Jennifer Williams is trying to change it from the inside.
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Surviving Attica

September 27, 2016 - 7:19pm
In September 1971, inmates seized control of the Attica Correctional Facility in New York state - Carlos Roche was one of the prisoners.
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Haiti LGBTQ festival cancelled due to threats

September 27, 2016 - 7:16pm
Organisers call off a cultural festival celebrating Haiti's Afro-Caribbean lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community because of threats of violence.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”