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US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

34 min 36 sec ago
US golfer Arnold Palmer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the sport's history, has died at the age of 87.
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Nellie the enemy?

1 hour 32 min ago
As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife.
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Kidnapped Mexican Catholic priest found shot dead

1 hour 50 min ago
A Catholic priest kidnapped in Mexico has been found shot dead, the third cleric to be murdered in the country in a week.
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In pictures

2 hours 15 min ago
Once heading for the status of ghost town, Riace is now growing as migrants have moved into abandoned homes.
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Garbage City gold

2 hours 23 min ago
Despite the growing intolerance Copts face in Egypt, they are finding great success in the country's recycling business.
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Still missing

2 hours 50 min ago
Two years have passed since 43 students went missing on their way to a protest in the town of Iguala but anger still burns, the BBC's Katy Watson reports
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Magic mirror

2 hours 59 min ago
The hugely popular Priya Shakti, a raped comic "super hero", returns in a new role to liberate acid attack survivors, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.
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Pangolin: The most trafficked mammal in the world

3 hours 40 sec ago
A conference in South Africa could make the trade in pangolin illegal.
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The big duel

4 hours 20 min ago
The first Trump-Clinton debate takes place on Monday night - this is why it matters, and what you need to look out for.
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Bosnian Serb referendum backs disputed 9 January holiday

4 hours 32 min ago
Bosnian Serbs vote overwhelmingly to maintain 9 January as a national holiday in defiance of Bosnia's highest court.
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Miami Marlins baseball star Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash

6 hours 27 min ago
Jose Fernandez, a pitcher for the Miami Marlins baseball team, dies along with two others in a boat crash aged 24.
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Hungarian police targeted by homemade bomb

7 hours 26 min ago
Hungarian police search for a suspect who set off a homemade bomb in the capital Budapest on Saturday night, injuring two police officers.
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Syria conflict: US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo

8 hours 16 min ago
The US ambassador to the UN accuses Russia of "barbarism" over the bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo.
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Swiss endorse new surveillance powers

9 hours 19 min ago
Swiss voters give overwhelming approval to new surveillance powers for the country's intelligence agencies.
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Speedy sausage dogs take to the track

10 hours 13 min ago
Speedy sausage dogs have been entertaining crowds at at Melbourne's annual Dachshund Race.
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Jordan writer in blasphemy case Nahid Hattar killed

10 hours 52 min ago
A Jordanian writer charged with offending Islam after sharing a satirical cartoon on his Facebook page is killed in the capital Amman.
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Syria conflict: Russia 'may have committed war crime' - Johnson

13 hours 32 min ago
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson suggests that Russia may have committed a war crime in Syria, if it was behind an attack on an aid convoy near Aleppo.
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New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

14 hours 13 min ago
Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
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China's colossal radio telescope begins testing

16 hours 26 min ago
The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.
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Rock'n'roll dreams

16 hours 29 min ago
Forty years on from their first jam in a Dublin kitchen, friends of U2 tell how the band rose to the top of the rock hierarchy.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”