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Growing pains

August 20, 2017 - 4:44pm
Thirty years from now the population of Nigeria will have doubled. How can Lagos - Africa's largest city - cope with its spiralling numbers?
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Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters

August 20, 2017 - 4:25pm
Jihadists planned for six months to fill three vans and carry out deadly attacks, police say.
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King of goofy comedy

August 20, 2017 - 2:08pm
Once Hollywood's best-paid star, who has died at 91, enjoyed a 10-year partnership with Dean Martin.
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'Right thing to do'

August 20, 2017 - 1:39pm
An anti-racism protester explains why she protected Trump supporters in a tense protest.
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Dogan Akhanli: Spain grants Erdogan critic conditional release

August 20, 2017 - 1:35pm
The German-Turkish writer must stay in Madrid while Turkey considers requesting his extradition.
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IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar

August 20, 2017 - 12:53pm
The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
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Barcelona attack: Ripoll, the town where suspects lived

August 20, 2017 - 11:34am
Quiet Ripoll is in shock after becoming the focus of the Barcelona van attack investigation.
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Indian court grants woman divorce over lack of home toilet

August 20, 2017 - 11:25am
The court said forcing the woman to use open fields amounted to cruelty.
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Hong Kong protest: Thousands march for jailed activists

August 20, 2017 - 11:22am
Tens of thousands voice support for three pro-democracy activists who led the 2014 protests.
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Syria war: Rocket 'hits Damascus trade fair'

August 20, 2017 - 10:23am
The event is being held for the first time in five years. with reports speaking of five deaths.
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BBC Pidgin: Meet the team

August 20, 2017 - 10:05am
Meet the team bringing the BBC to tens of millions of Pidgin speakers in West and Central Africa.
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Aryana Sayeed: Kabul concert goes ahead despite threats

August 20, 2017 - 10:05am
Aryana Sayeed, known to fans as Afghanistan's Kim Kardashian, sang to hundreds of delighted fans.
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Philippines drug campaign condemned by senior Catholics

August 20, 2017 - 9:49am
It comes as questions are raised over the killing of a teenager by police during a week of violence.
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Grace Mugabe: South Africa grants immunity despite assault claim

August 20, 2017 - 8:50am
Robert Mugabe's wife is back in Zimbabwe despite allegations of an assault at a Johannesburg hotel.
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Solar eclipse: Welcome to 'Eclipseville', Kentucky

August 20, 2017 - 7:43am
Thousands are flocking to the little town of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in the US, to watch Monday's solar eclipse.
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Lost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years

August 20, 2017 - 6:27am
The warship's sinking, weeks before WW2's end, remains the worst US naval loss at sea in history.
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The winners and losers of Mexico's wind power boom

August 20, 2017 - 6:23am
In 'windy' La Ventosa, a village 700km from Mexico City, residents are renting out their land for wind farms.
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Forklift truck used to steal ATM in Arkansas

August 20, 2017 - 5:58am
Police in Arkansas are hunting thieves who stole the cash machine from a bank's drive-through area.
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It's the weekend, it's happy news

August 20, 2017 - 4:38am
From an inspirational father and daughter to a cloakroom assistant who became a stage star.
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Boston demonstrations: How the day unfolded.

August 20, 2017 - 4:31am
Tens of thousands of people were in the US city to oppose a right-wing rally.
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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.

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