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Escape the city

July 29, 2016 - 7:48pm
Farming is seen as an unglamorous job across Africa, but the BBC's Sophie Ikenye finds some young professionals who are packing in the office job to return to the family farm.
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Week in pictures: 23-29 July 2016

July 29, 2016 - 7:45pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Ill-tempered election

July 29, 2016 - 7:41pm
Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.
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'Online revolution'

July 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
Hundreds of thousands of tweets condemn the attack on an Afghan minority group by Islamic State militants.
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Shattered ceiling

July 29, 2016 - 7:23pm
Hilary Clinton has become the first woman ever to become a major party nominee for US president. The BBC travelled to the Women's National Democratic Club, founded in Washington DC in 1922, to capture the scene.
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Clinton campaign 'hacked' along with other Democratic groups

July 29, 2016 - 6:45pm
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report.
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Little girl saved by Texas police officer throws him a tea party

July 29, 2016 - 6:10pm
Little girl saved by police officer throws him a tea party.
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Brazil's Lula faces trial linked to Petrobras scandal

July 29, 2016 - 5:24pm
Brazil's former President Lula is to stand trial for obstruction of justice in a case related to the scandal at state oil firm Petrobras.
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Under scrutiny

July 29, 2016 - 5:01pm
The media more often focuses on what women wear and their family status, but does that hurt the public's perception of their leadership?
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Stressed out

July 29, 2016 - 4:38pm
The results of European bank "stress tests" have been announced, with the aim of establishing how well the banks could cope with a new financial shock.
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Prince death: Judge snubs claims by 29 would-be heirs

July 29, 2016 - 4:15pm
A judge in the US state of Minnesota dismisses claims by 29 people who said they were Prince's heirs, including five people who said they were his child.
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Paris bombings suspects extradited to France from Austria

July 29, 2016 - 4:08pm
Two alleged members of the IS cell that carried out the Paris attacks are extradited from Austria to France and reportedly charged with terrorism.
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San Diego policeman shot dead

July 29, 2016 - 3:50pm
A police officer dies and another remains in hospital after both were shot in the US city of San Diego.
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Syria conflict: Deadly strike on Save the Children maternity hospital

July 29, 2016 - 3:22pm
An air strike hits a maternity hospital supported by Save the Children in north-western Syria, killing two people and wounding three others.
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Zika virus: Florida cases 'likely' to be first US-based infections

July 29, 2016 - 2:21pm
Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say.
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Rio 2016: Russian weightlifters banned from Olympic Games

July 29, 2016 - 2:14pm
Russia's weightlifting team is banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences.
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Flint water scandal: More state officials charged

July 29, 2016 - 1:47pm
Six Michigan state workers have been charged with hiding data that showed that Flint's drinking water was unsafe.
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Rare waterspout filmed on lake in China

July 29, 2016 - 12:47pm
A huge waterspout has been spotted on the surface of the Gaoyou Lake in Yangzhou City of east China's Jiangsu Province.
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Remembering Kabul blast victims

July 29, 2016 - 12:38pm
The BBC looks at some of the victims of the 23 July bomb attack on the Afghan capital Kabul.
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South China Sea: Vietnam airport screens hacked

July 29, 2016 - 12:37pm
Flight display screens at Vietnam's two largest airports are hacked to show messages criticising Vietnam's claims of territory in the South China Sea.
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