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Egypt singer held for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

November 21, 2017 - 5:33am
Shyma, who was filmed eating a banana while in her underwear, is held for "inciting debauchery".
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Bialowieza forest: EU threatens Poland with fine over logging

November 21, 2017 - 4:49am
Europe's top court says Poland must prove it has stopped logging in Bialowieza forest or face fines.
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Mature white crocodile spotted in Australian river

November 21, 2017 - 2:54am
It is not common to see a mature reptile with such pigmentation in the wild, an expert says.
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US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner

November 21, 2017 - 2:20am
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.
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China jails prominent human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

November 21, 2017 - 1:36am
It's the latest in a string of verdicts in Beijing's sweeping crackdown on human rights lawyers.
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'Move bus, get out the way!'

November 21, 2017 - 12:09am
A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium demolition.
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US to scrap Haitian immigrants' protected status

November 21, 2017 - 12:04am
Haitians will have 18 months to return to the country or legalise their status in the US.
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Whitefish Energy: Power company halts Puerto Rico work

November 20, 2017 - 11:50pm
Whitefish Energy says payments have been delayed from Puerto Rico's bankrupt power authority.
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Australia backpacker exploitation 'endemic', study finds

November 20, 2017 - 11:41pm
A study of temporary workers' conditions finds extensive evidence of pay theft and other violations.
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Argentina navy: Missing sub 'had called to report breakdown'

November 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
The Argentine navy boat vanished off the coast last Wednesday and no trace has been found.
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Trump declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'

November 20, 2017 - 8:28pm
Donald Trump's move will trigger "very large" additional sanctions, the US president says.
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Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

November 20, 2017 - 8:23pm
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.
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Experts not required

November 20, 2017 - 7:40pm
After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the same.
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Epic trouble

November 20, 2017 - 7:28pm
Hindu caste groups say the film depicts romantic scenes between a Hindu queen and a Muslim king.
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Hard times

November 20, 2017 - 7:27pm
A former female soldier in the North Korean army says there was little food, poor hygiene and a constant risk of sexual assault.
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Pope Francis calls for police to show drivers 'mercy'

November 20, 2017 - 7:02pm
The pontiff says police should try to understand why a person has committed an offence.
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Senator Al Franken accused of misconduct by second woman

November 20, 2017 - 3:48pm
The accuser says the Democratic senator "grabbed my butt" at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.
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US border agent killed in patrol 'attack'

November 20, 2017 - 3:16pm
They were attacked with rocks not far from the Mexico border, a US border patrol official says.
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Georgia Dome stadium crumbles in controlled demolition

November 20, 2017 - 2:25pm
Around 5,000lb of explosives were used to bring down one of the biggest dome structures in the US.
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Paris and Amsterdam to host key EU agencies

November 20, 2017 - 2:23pm
Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London.
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