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'Russia expects team at Winter Olympics'

September 15, 2017 - 3:13pm
Russia expects to compete at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang next year, says the country's Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov.
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Nigeria boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services

September 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
The 70-passenger capacity boat had 150 people on board when it capsized, witnesses say.
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Iceland government collapses over paedophile furore

September 15, 2017 - 1:27pm
The prime minister's father is accused of trying to clear the name of a convicted paedophile.
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Parsons Green: Trump terror tweets 'not helpful', says May

September 15, 2017 - 1:24pm
Theresa May says it is not "helpful for anybody to speculate" on investigations.
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'Long live Cassini': Nasa scientists say farewell

September 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
The chief scientists who worked on the spacecraft react after it plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere.
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In pictures

September 15, 2017 - 12:24pm
Powerful paintings by an Auschwitz death camp survivor - David Olère - are given to the camp memorial in Poland.
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Army exercise blunts bumper Belarus mushroom harvest

September 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
The Zapad 2017 military exercise annoys Belarusian mushroom pickers.
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Dallas removes Robert E Lee statue from city park

September 15, 2017 - 12:04pm
The statue of General Robert E Lee was taken down under the eye of armed police.
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France: Women injured in hammer attack

September 15, 2017 - 11:36am
A manhunt is under way after two women were injured in eastern France.
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Shot Minnesota security guard 'lied about black gunman'

September 15, 2017 - 11:06am
Brent Ahlers' bogus report spawned a manhunt involving 55 officers, four dogs and an aircraft.
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Catalonia referendum: Spanish state poised to seize Catalan finances

September 15, 2017 - 11:05am
Madrid gives Catalonia 48 hours to give up its plans for a referendum or lose control of its budget.
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Chinese maze: Village makes giant tech code from trees

September 15, 2017 - 10:38am
A tech-savvy Chinese village creates a giant QR code from shrubs in a bid to attract visitors.
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Rwanda genocide: France keeps 1990s archives secret

September 15, 2017 - 9:49am
A new ruling thwarts a researcher who suspects a French role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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KPMG clears out South African bosses amid Gupta scandal

September 15, 2017 - 9:38am
The global accountancy firm removes top bosses at its South African arm over the Gupta scandal.
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Trump's 'Make America Great Again' hats burned over Daca deal

September 15, 2017 - 9:29am
Some supporters filmed themselves burning the signature hats to protest Trump's Daca talks.
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Syria war: Turkey, Russia, Iran agree Idlib 'ceasefire' zone

September 15, 2017 - 9:29am
It follows similar deals between Turkey, Iran and Russia which have led to a drop in fighting.
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Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslims

September 15, 2017 - 9:02am
A presidential spokeswoman congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse".
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British man dies in Sri Lanka crocodile attack

September 15, 2017 - 8:43am
Journalist Paul McClean, 24, was killed after being dragged into a river, witnesses say.
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Ukraine far-right accused of 'witch hunt' over children's book

September 15, 2017 - 8:23am
Larysa Denysenko says she is the victim of a "21st century witch hunt" over her children's book.
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Manila district police force removed after teen deaths

September 15, 2017 - 8:16am
More than 1,000 officers will be relieved of duty amid investigations over three deaths.
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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.