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Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives

February 19, 2018 - 2:36am
All 66 people aboard a plane that crashed on Sunday are feared dead, as the search restarts.
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Justin Trudeau in India: Is the Canadian PM being cold-shouldered?

February 19, 2018 - 2:08am
The normally attention-grabbing Canadian prime minister's visit has been unusually low key so far.
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Why did Black Panther roar in S Korea?

February 19, 2018 - 1:29am
Key action shots filmed in the port city of Busan contributed to popularity among Korean audience.
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Rio de Janeiro violence: Hostages freed as prison riot ends

February 19, 2018 - 1:03am
Riot police retake control of a prison near the major city, ending a mutiny by armed inmates.
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Trump Jr 'dinner chat' offer criticised

February 19, 2018 - 12:31am
A newspaper advertisement offers property buyers conversation and a meal with Donald Trump Jr.
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Australia rugby star Karmichael Hunt avoids drug conviction

February 18, 2018 - 11:28pm
Karmichael Hunt receives a fine after prosecutors drop a charge of cocaine possession.
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The lesbian pioneers who fooled Spain's Catholic Church

February 18, 2018 - 8:46pm
Their wedding in 1901 remains the only known same-sex marriage in the church's history, the BBC's James Badcock reports.
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In Pictures: Life after Ebola

February 18, 2018 - 8:37pm
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
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Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith

February 18, 2018 - 8:35pm
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
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Australia MP George Christensen criticised over gun photo

February 18, 2018 - 8:33pm
George Christensen was accused of insensitivity for posting it shortly after a US school shooting.
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What it's like being a female director in Bollywood

February 18, 2018 - 8:21pm
Gauri Shinde talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.
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The beauty boss who turned snakes into ladders

February 18, 2018 - 7:19pm
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
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Warning after Swiss avalanche hits skiers

February 18, 2018 - 12:37pm
Eight people believed to be missing on a mountain are safe but two others have been injured.
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In Florida aftermath, US students say 'Never Again'

February 18, 2018 - 12:14pm
Movements run by school students are spreading rapidly online in wake of the Florida attack.
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Zimbabwe opposition leader: Morgan Tsvangirai mourned in Harare

February 18, 2018 - 11:21am
President Emerson Mnangagwa calls on Zimbabweans to unite around the opposition leader's memory.
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Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead

February 18, 2018 - 10:35am
Aseman Airlines retracts a statement which said definitively that all 66 people aboard had died.
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Florida school shooting: Students to march on Washington

February 18, 2018 - 10:21am
Young survivors of Wednesday's school massacre demand it be a "turning point" on gun control.
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Finland's new pandas enjoy snow

February 18, 2018 - 8:58am
Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.
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Latvian central bank boss detained by anti-corruption force

February 18, 2018 - 8:45am
Ilmars Rimsevics has been detained after the anti-corruption agency raided his home and office.
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Malaysia wishes wrong New Year with a barking rooster

February 18, 2018 - 8:17am
The country's trade ministry welcomed the Year of the Dog with a culturally unwelcome rooster.
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