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Brazil police charge Lochte over robbery claim

August 26, 2016 - 4:31am
Brazil police charge US swimmer Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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Why India's two medal Olympic success is significant

August 26, 2016 - 4:13am
The world's second most populous nation sent more than a hundred athletes to the Games but only two of them won medals, a silver and a bronze.
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Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal after partner's death in NZ

August 26, 2016 - 4:07am
A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.
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Hiker describes 30-day ordeal lost in NZ mountains

August 26, 2016 - 3:46am
Czech hiker, Pavlina Pizova, who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand has described the "harrowing" ordeal in which her partner died.
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Nic Naitanui calls for education after child's blackface tribute

August 26, 2016 - 3:24am
An Australian footballer calls for better race education, saying a controversial photo of a boy in blackface as a tribute to him "hurts my heart".
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Endurance test

August 26, 2016 - 3:06am
The BBC looks at the future of Ethiopian silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa after his daring anti-government protest at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
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Crossbow used in triple murder in Canada

August 26, 2016 - 1:58am
Three people have been killed in a crossbow attack in Toronto and a man arrested.
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Netflix jokes about N Korean imitator Manbang in Twitter bio

August 26, 2016 - 1:11am
Netflix US takes a light-hearted swipe at North Korea's recent venture into the video-streaming industry, in its Twitter biography.
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Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners

August 25, 2016 - 11:48pm
Bolivian authorities say the deputy interior minister has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners.
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Somalia attack: Gunman storm beach restaurant in Mogadishu

August 25, 2016 - 10:20pm
At least seven people are killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
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UN envoy: How the world failed Syria

August 25, 2016 - 10:06pm
The UN's humanitarian envoy to Syria says people could have been spared the brutality of the past five years.
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Inside Manila's drug war: Female assassin's story

August 25, 2016 - 9:08pm
A violent crackdown on illegal drugs in the Philippines has left more than 1,900 people dead. The BBC spoke to two people in the middle of the drug war.
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Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy 'magic dolls'

August 25, 2016 - 7:59pm
Teenage pregnancy prevention programmes which use 'magic dolls' to simulate the needs of a new baby do not work, according to a study in The Lancet.
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Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws

August 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
Three flaws in Apple's iOS operating system are found that meant spyware could be installed with a single tap.
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White helmet heroes

August 25, 2016 - 7:41pm
The White Helmets save Syrians from death. What happens when they die, too?
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Race row

August 25, 2016 - 7:26pm
Hungarian personalities have been handing back their state honours in protest at the award of a medal to a controversial journalist.
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C-section blues

August 25, 2016 - 7:23pm
New mother's vivid Facebook post on the shaming culture involved with Caesarean births goes viral.
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Chat choices

August 25, 2016 - 7:23pm
As chat apps achieve colossal valuations and more keep coming onto the market, are we reaching chat saturation point?
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One last hit

August 25, 2016 - 7:12pm
The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the Philippines' dark underbelly of police raids, dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.
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Meet Egypt's first female bodyguard

August 25, 2016 - 7:04pm
In Egypt, Hind Wajih Othman has entered a profession usually perceived as male-dominated, qualifying as the country's first female bodyguard.
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