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US election: Ted Cruz booed for failing to back Donald Trump

July 21, 2016 - 2:55am
Texas Senator Ted Cruz fails to endorse Donald Trump as Republican nominee, drawing angry boos during his speech at the party convention in Cleveland.
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Jerusalem LGBT parade returns after stabbing attack

July 21, 2016 - 2:06am
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community return to the streets of Jerusalem for a parade, one year after a deadly attack by an ultra-Orthodox Jew.
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Taylor Swift or 'Smith' mural defaced in Melbourne

July 21, 2016 - 1:57am
A mural which popped up in Melbourne apparently proclaiming the "death" of Taylor Swift is defaced to pay tribute to dead gorilla, Harambe.
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The moment the crowd turned on Ted Cruz

July 21, 2016 - 1:33am
Ted Cruz set off a firestorm when he didn't endorse Donald Trump for president during his speech at the Republican National Convention.
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New dynasty?

July 20, 2016 - 11:00pm
After Donald J Trump Jr's well received speech on Tuesday night of the convention, do Republican delegates see a political future for him or other Trump children?
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Top HSBC manager charged in forex probe

July 20, 2016 - 10:05pm
A senior HSBC executive is charged with fraud in the US for his alleged role in using inside information to profit from a major currency deal.
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Rugby player admits child sex charge

July 20, 2016 - 9:37pm
Australian scientist and amateur rugby player Michael Quinn admits travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy after being caught in a sting.
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Ritual 'cleansing'

July 20, 2016 - 9:33pm
In some remote regions of Malawi, girls are made to have sex with a paid sex worker when they reach puberty - but the tradition has the potential to spread disease.
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File-sharing 'mastermind' charged

July 20, 2016 - 8:46pm
US authorities have charged a Ukrainian man alleged to be the mastermind of the world's biggest online piracy website.
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Panama launches investigation into 1989 US invasion

July 20, 2016 - 7:50pm
Panama creates an independent commission to determine how many people died during the US invasion in 1989, and to identify them.
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'Desi American Pie'

July 20, 2016 - 7:30pm
A wacky Indian sex comedy about four college-going quiz geeks and their unbridled fantasies has made audiences sit up and have a good laugh, writes Sudha G Tilak.
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Waiting to Go

July 20, 2016 - 7:28pm
Fans are still waiting for Pokemon Go to be launched in Japan, the birthplace of the phenomenon, so where might the monsters be hiding out?
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Growth industry

July 20, 2016 - 7:23pm
A look at the booming private security industry in the Central American country of Guatemala, where an average of 13 murders are committed every day.
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Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets

July 20, 2016 - 7:22pm
The US justice department moves to seize more than $1bn (£761m) from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB, saying the funds were stolen.
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Guitar hero

July 20, 2016 - 7:15pm
How the tragedy of three Afghan girls inspired a US rocker to teach guitar in Kabul.
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My brother the jihadist

July 20, 2016 - 7:09pm
Henri Astier talks to Abdelghani Merah, an anti-jihad activist whose brother killed seven people in south-west France in 2012.
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Islamic State conflict: US allies agree on 'final push'

July 20, 2016 - 6:52pm
The US and its allies in the coalition against so-called Islamic State have agreed on a strategy to defeat the group, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter says.
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Libya attack: French soldiers die in helicopter crash

July 20, 2016 - 6:48pm
Three French soldiers have been killed in Libya after their helicopter was shot down, President Francois Hollande says.
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Migrant crisis: 22 bodies found on Mediterranean boat - MSF

July 20, 2016 - 6:24pm
The bodies of 22 people are found on a migrant dinghy off the coast of Libya, aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
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Argentine nuns 'helped hide cash and jewels hoard'

July 20, 2016 - 6:06pm
The Roman Catholic Church in Argentina launches an investigation into whether four nuns helped to hide a hoard of cash and jewels.
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