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Mother of All Bombs

1 hour 6 min ago
The BBC's Auliya Atrafi finds out if a massive bomb dropped on Afghanistan had any effect on IS.
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Punishment Island

1 hour 9 min ago
Mauda Kyitaragabirwe was abandoned on Uganda's 'Punishment Island' for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The BBC's Patience Atuhaire went to meet her.
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Brides wanted

1 hour 14 min ago
There's a shortage of women in the Faroe Islands. So men are increasingly seeking wives from Thailand and the Philippines.
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British High Commission helps gay couples marry in Australia

2 hours 29 sec ago
Gay couples can't get married under Australian law, but hundreds of gay weddings have taken place since 2014 using British law, with the help of the British High Commission.
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North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

2 hours 3 min ago
Donald Trump's strategy aims to apply both economic and diplomatic pressure on Kim Jong-un.
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'Pawternity' leave

2 hours 25 min ago
From giving staff a week's paid leave to look after their new dog, to the firm that pays towards its employees' weddings.
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Missing Taiwanese trekker found in Himalayas after 47 days

3 hours 13 min ago
Liang Sheng Yueh is recovering in a Kathmandu hospital, but his girlfriend died on the mountainside.
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Undercover video of human organ traders

3 hours 20 min ago
The World Health Organisation says more than 10,000 human organs are sold illegally every year.
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Trump's 100 Days: Newlyweds split over president's performance

3 hours 36 min ago
Tom voted Trump, Gretchen for Clinton, and they got married after the election.
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Turkey suspends more than 9,000 police officers over 'Gulen links'

3 hours 39 min ago
The latest purge is over alleged links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.
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Acid anger

4 hours 19 min ago
Aerial images show large areas of acid-stained ground in a region pegged for massive investment.
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Trump seeks tax windfall for business

4 hours 40 min ago
Analysts say the plan will add trillions to the deficit but the US government says growth will fund it.
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North Korea tensions: US ready to 'bring Kim Jong-un to his senses'

4 hours 55 min ago
A US missile defence system in South Korea 'will defeat North Korean threat', says a top commander.
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Snake hunter bags 14ft python in mass cull

5 hours 49 min ago
It came at the start of a programme to cut the number of Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades.
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Paris police revive woman declared dead for an hour by paramedics

6 hours 13 min ago
The officers arrived an hour after her death certificate was signed and saw movement in her stomach.
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IS conflict: Iraqi force 'retakes ancient city of Hatra'

7 hours 2 min ago
The scale of the damage done by IS militants to the site - featured in The Exorcist - is not clear.
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White Bengal tiger cub quadruplets at Austria zoo

7 hours 12 min ago
Falco, Toto, Mia and Mautzi were born a month ago at the White Zoo, about 150 km north of Vienna.
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Spilt milk

7 hours 32 min ago
President Trump has slapped tariffs on Canadian lumber - now he's going after their dairy farmers. Why?
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Hungary education law: EU to take legal action amid university row

7 hours 53 min ago
The EU is taking legal action against Hungary over a law tightening control on foreign universities.
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Jonathan Demme, director of The Silence of the Lambs, dies at 73

8 hours 45 min ago
The Oscar-winning film-maker also made such films as Philadelphia and Stop Making Sense.
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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.