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French minister Bruno Le Roux hit by summer jobs revelations

March 21, 2017 - 8:58am
Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux is asked to explain claims about holiday jobs he gave his daughters.
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Erdogan vows Turkey will 'review relations with EU'

March 21, 2017 - 8:56am
The promise came as a senior German politician said Mr Erdogan was no longer welcome in Berlin.
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Rex Tillerson to skip Nato meeting - but visit Moscow

March 21, 2017 - 8:56am
US secretary of state's absence likely to heighten concerns about Trump team's commitment to Nato.
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Queensland abolishes 'gay panic' as criminal defence for murder

March 21, 2017 - 8:43am
It had allowed defendants in murder cases to claim provocation due to an unwanted sexual advance.
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Israel: Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine 'killed by own men'

March 21, 2017 - 7:44am
Israel's military says intelligence suggests Mustafa Badreddine was killed by his own men.
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Somalia: 26 'starve to death' in drought

March 21, 2017 - 6:32am
The victims were in the Jubaland region, an official says. Many are trying to leave the area.
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Shoals of goldfish starving out rivals in Munich

March 21, 2017 - 6:23am
The former pets are being released by their owners in Munich's ponds and lakes, the council says.
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Russian politician Alexei Navalny hit with green liquid

March 21, 2017 - 6:08am
Footage appears to show Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny being attacked with a green liquid.
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Thailand coin-eating sea turtle 'Piggy Bank' dies

March 21, 2017 - 6:01am
The sea turtle developed blood poisoning after serious intestinal problems following surgery.
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Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

March 21, 2017 - 5:12am
Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.
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Ayodhya dispute: India court urges Hindus and Muslims to talk

March 21, 2017 - 4:55am
India's top court wants Hindus and Muslims to negotiate over a flashpoint religious site.
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Google and Facebook now paying full tax, Australia says

March 21, 2017 - 4:36am
Multinational companies are paying full taxes due in Australia after a change in the law.
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A look back at the life of Martin McGuinness

March 21, 2017 - 2:35am
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister, has died aged 66.
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Duterte backtracks on gay marriage in Philippines

March 21, 2017 - 12:30am
While campaigning for the presidency, Mr Duterte had said he would consider legalising gay marriage.
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France election: Leading candidates clash over burkini in TV debate

March 20, 2017 - 10:32pm
The five main contenders discuss immigration, jobs and terrorism in the first of three TV debates.
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Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution

March 20, 2017 - 10:12pm
Archaeologists begin work on an innovative solution which enables them to trace precious artefacts.
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Guatemala police rescue hostages from rioting youth jail inmates

March 20, 2017 - 9:44pm
Police regain control of the jail, but one of the guards rescued has died and two others are injured.
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Tour de vote

March 20, 2017 - 9:07pm
Emma-Jane Kirby tests the mood of voters in the run-up to France's presidential election.
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Crimea or bust

March 20, 2017 - 8:40pm
Three years after Russia annexed Crimea the region remains in a state of flux.
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Guard asked youth inmates for oral sex, Australian inquiry hears

March 20, 2017 - 8:20pm
The man tells an inquiry into youth detention that his requests were meant as "a joke".
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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.