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Japan knife attack: Suspect's home searched by police

57 min 2 sec ago
Police search the home of Satoshi Uematsu, suspected of killing 19 people at a disability care centre in Japan's worst mass killing in decades.
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Shirley Chisholm: The first woman to run for US President

1 hour 9 min ago
The first African American congresswoman made a presidential bid in 1972 - making her the first woman and the first African American to run for president.
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Missing treasure hunter's remains found in New Mexico

2 hours 12 min ago
The remains of a 54-year-old man who disappeared hunting for a hidden stash of gold and jewels in New Mexico have been discovered, local authorities say.
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Meryl Streep screams on the podium

2 hours 25 min ago
Actress Meryl Streep pays tribute to Hillary Clinton.
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US election: Bill Clinton backs 'best friend' Hillary to lead US

July 26, 2016 - 11:53pm
Former US President Bill Clinton argues why his wife and "best friend" Hillary should lead the nation, in a very personal speech at the Democratic convention.
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Bill on Hillary: 'I hope you'll elect her'

July 26, 2016 - 11:23pm
Former President Bill Clinton has taken to the stage at the Democratic convention to make the case for his wife to become America's first female president.
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Toilet blocked by sleeping seal

July 26, 2016 - 10:01pm
A 120kg Australian fur seal seal that fell asleep in a public toilet block in Tasmania has been safely relocated.
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HK journalists jailed in China for 'illegal business'

July 26, 2016 - 9:50pm
Two journalists who worked on political magazines in Hong Kong are jailed in mainland China for running an illegal business.
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Australian teen abused in detention speaks out

July 26, 2016 - 9:42pm
The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions.
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Argentina announces new gender violence plan

July 26, 2016 - 8:34pm
Argentina's President Mauricio Macri announces a national plan to fight violence against women.
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Model mission

July 26, 2016 - 7:43pm
South Sudanese supermodel’s quest to build bridges between two worlds.
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'Martyr' family

July 26, 2016 - 7:32pm
A bereaved Turkish family feels both pride and grief for a father shot by rebel troops during the 15 July coup attempt, the BBC's Rengin Arslan reports.
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Duty to help?

July 26, 2016 - 7:29pm
The BBC's Will Grant reports from the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic on how the issue of migrants and their precarious situation at the border is dividing some in the Catholic Church.
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Bedroom battleground

July 26, 2016 - 7:26pm
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers a dilemma over possible malaria prevention.
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Doping scandals reduce interest in Olympics, says BBC survey

July 26, 2016 - 7:21pm
Doping scandals have reduced public interest in the Olympics, according to a poll for the BBC World Service.
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Baghdad bomb site now a shrine to the dead

July 26, 2016 - 7:14pm
The site of one of the deadliest attacks to ever hit Iraq has been turned into a shrine to the dead.
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One-dish wonders

July 26, 2016 - 7:06pm
The BBC's Vikas Pandey profiles five restaurants which have relied on one signature dish to become legendary among food lovers.
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Democrats set for historic nomination of Hillary Clinton

July 26, 2016 - 6:26pm
Delegates at the Democratic National Convention are poised to make history, formally nominating Hillary Clinton for president.
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Rousseff will not attend Olympic ceremony in Rio de Janeiro

July 26, 2016 - 6:24pm
The suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, says she will not attend the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics.
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Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts

July 26, 2016 - 6:21pm
Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.
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