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Alexei Navalny barred from Russia presidential poll

June 23, 2017 - 10:39am
The anti-corruption campaigner led mass street protests against Vladimir Putin in 2011-12.
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Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

June 23, 2017 - 10:10am
Qatar is asked to close its broadcaster, Al Jazeera, and reduce ties with Iran - within 10 days.
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EU chief's one-word response to May's plan

June 23, 2017 - 9:40am
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker isn't sure what the UK wants.
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Deep fried tarantula, anyone?

June 23, 2017 - 8:03am
It's rainy season in Cambodia and spiders are creeping onto the menu.
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Online concern over Chinese 'human embroidery' trend

June 23, 2017 - 7:54am
Chinese media highlight an online trend that sees users stitching patterns through their skin.
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Bangladesh landslide: Roads to Rangamati reopened

June 23, 2017 - 7:39am
The authorities in Bangladesh have reopened roads to some of the districts worst hit by landslides last week.
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Woody Johnson: Trump picks NFL tycoon as UK ambassador

June 23, 2017 - 7:31am
The scion of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant has known the president-elect for years.
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The Soviet 'M'

June 23, 2017 - 6:57am
Yuri Drozdov was in charge of the "illegals", who gave up their identities to go undercover in the West.
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Gambia's ‘deserted’ village: Why did the young men leave?

June 23, 2017 - 6:50am
The village chief of Badibu Saaba, in The Gambia, explains how most of the young men have left. But six months after electing a new president, will things soon change?
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RuPaul to get star on Hollywood walk of fame along with Snoop Dogg and Simon Cowell

June 23, 2017 - 6:45am
The drag queen is to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year along with Snoop Dogg and Simon Cowell.
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EU prepares to move two agencies from London

June 23, 2017 - 6:40am
States bid to host agencies responsible for medicines and banking, meaning hundreds of jobs moving.
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Threatening Trump

June 23, 2017 - 6:32am
It is a crime to make threats against the US president, so could Johnny Depp run into trouble?
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Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating US student

June 23, 2017 - 6:22am
Pyongyang denies mistreating Otto Warmbier - but his family says it is responsible for his death.
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Lionel Messi 'could swap tax fraud jail sentence for fine'

June 23, 2017 - 6:07am
Prosecutors reportedly suggested the Barcelona star pay 255,000 euros instead of serving prison time.
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Brexit: UK offer on EU citizens a good start, says Merkel

June 23, 2017 - 5:11am
The German chancellor cautiously welcomes a plan for EU citizens living in the UK post-Brexit.
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North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

June 23, 2017 - 4:09am
It is thought to be part of efforts towards building a missile capable of reaching the US mainland.
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Hackers help speeding drivers dodge fines

June 23, 2017 - 3:09am
Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.
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Mao Kobayashi: Japanese cancer blogger dies at 34

June 23, 2017 - 2:49am
Mao Kobayashi, a former newsreader, found legions of admirers after chronicling her battle online.
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Geylang Ramadan bazaar: Singapore's new hipster haunt

June 23, 2017 - 1:57am
But are the cool new snacks on sale at the traditional Geylang bazaar in the spirit of the season?
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Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game

June 23, 2017 - 12:52am
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.
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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.