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Who are the candidates?

April 21, 2017 - 5:29am
Profiles of the leading candidates to become France's president in two rounds of voting on 23 April and 7 May.
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South Korean man dies after eating toads

April 21, 2017 - 4:13am
A group of men cooked and ate the toads thinking they were edible bullfrogs, police say.
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Iran election: Ahmadinejad barred from running

April 21, 2017 - 4:09am
President Hassan Rouhani is among six people allowed to run, but the former firebrand president is not.
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Venezuela crisis: Police fire tear gas as protests continue

April 21, 2017 - 4:07am
Further clashes have erupted between Venezuelan riot police and opponents of President Maduro.
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Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in LA

April 21, 2017 - 4:03am
He was the lead singer of 70s soul band Main Ingredient, and father to the Oscar-winning actor.
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Trump launches investigation into steel dumping

April 21, 2017 - 3:41am
Investigation is designed to stop countries from exporting artificially cheap steel to the US.
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Juicero: Juicing boss defends $400 machine

April 21, 2017 - 3:26am
Juicero ridiculed after it emerges sachets of ingredients can be squeezed just as easily by hand.
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Thai police arrest man smuggling semen into Laos

April 21, 2017 - 2:09am
He was delivering semen from Bangkok to a fertility clinic in Laos, say Thai authorities.
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MH370: New analysis reiterates plane's likely location

April 21, 2017 - 1:51am
Scientists have now conducted drift modelling of a real Boeing 777 wing part, instead of a replica.
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'World's heaviest woman' loses half her weight

April 21, 2017 - 1:27am
Eman Abd El Aty was unable to leave her home for 25 years and weighed 500kg.
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LA airport failed to spot gun in hand luggage

April 20, 2017 - 10:21pm
An off-duty policewoman inadvertently flew to Taiwan carrying a gun, undetected by airport security.
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Tesla recalls 53,000 cars over brake issue

April 20, 2017 - 10:16pm
Some Model X and Model S vehicles are affected, but there have been no reports of accidents.
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YouTube to offer fake news workshops to teenagers

April 20, 2017 - 10:06pm
YouTube is launching a new campaign to tackle internet safety and issues around fake news.
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US 'debates charging Julian Assange'

April 20, 2017 - 9:31pm
The Wikileaks founder has been granted asylum by Ecuador in London so is beyond the reach of the US.
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Smart nation

April 20, 2017 - 8:21pm
Smart bus stops and virtual hospitals are all part of Singapore's smart plans but what do citizens think?
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What is it like to be a stranger in your own country?

April 20, 2017 - 7:59pm
Om Emad is just one of over three million Yemenis who have been displaced from their homes since war broke out.
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Birth of last baby orca in captivity filmed at SeaWorld

April 20, 2017 - 7:43pm
Killer whale Takara was already pregnant when the end of the breeding programme was announced.
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Policeman and suspected gunman shot dead in Paris 'terror attack'

April 20, 2017 - 7:23pm
President Hollande says he is convinced the killing of a policeman was terrorist-related.
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Russia's secret

April 20, 2017 - 7:17pm
Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.
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Brazil goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes faces new arrest over girlfriend murder

April 20, 2017 - 6:26pm
The former Flamengo player was released in February after serving less than a third of his sentence.
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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.