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Belgium-Canada Ceta trade dispute bedevils EU summit

7 hours 17 min ago
The EU-Canada free trade deal (Ceta) is held up by a regional government in Belgium - despite the Belgian national government and all 28 EU leaders backing the deal.
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South Africa to withdraw from war crimes court

7 hours 42 min ago
South Africa formally begins the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, saying it did not want to help achieve "regime change".
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Pierce Brosnan demands removal of his image from India ad

7 hours 55 min ago
Former Bond star Pierce Brosnan demands his image is dropped from an advert after accusing an Indian mouth freshener company of duping him into endorsement.
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US election 2016: Reaction to key debate moments

8 hours 18 min ago
BBC World Have Your Say gets reaction from people in Lee's Sandwiches cafe, Las Vegas, to the final presidential debate.
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Rakhine: Myanmar urged to allow aid into restive state

8 hours 27 min ago
Human rights groups call on the Myanmar government to allow aid in to the northern part of Rakhine State, where some 50,000 people are reportedly cut off.
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US election: Clinton and Trump trade barbs at Al Smith dinner

8 hours 51 min ago
White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump poke fun at each other at a charity dinner but the Republican gets booed.
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Mosquito-borne virus threat to Americas laid bare

8 hours 54 min ago
More than 500 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean are at risk from mosquito-borne diseases, a summit in Cuba hears.
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First contest for Mr and Miss Albino held in Kenya

9 hours 44 min ago
Youngsters with albinism are stepping into the limelight, hoping to be named Kenya's first Mr and Miss Albino.
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Lady Gaga as you've never seen her before?

10 hours 24 min ago
Lady Gaga talks about the inspiration behind her new album, and what she makes of the US presidential elections.
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India debit cards security 'compromised'

10 hours 39 min ago
A number of Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of millions of debit cards may have been compromised.
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Venezuela's Maduro recall referendum drive suspended

11 hours 48 min ago
Venezuela's electoral body halts a campaign for a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro, triggering opposition anger.
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Man-eating tigress shot dead in India after six-week search

12 hours 24 min ago
Indian wildlife officials say they have killed a man-eating tigress after a six-week search using drones and thermal imaginary technology.
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Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos

13 hours 2 min ago
Samsung appears to file copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.
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Ladies only... #girlgaze instagram account

13 hours 5 min ago
New Instagram account #girlgaze wants to bring more women into photography.
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Video game voice, stunt and motion actors go on strike in US over pay

13 hours 56 min ago
Actors who provide voices, stunts or motion capture for video games are on strike in the US over pay and conditions.
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Snow leopards: Numbers decline due to 'retaliation'

13 hours 57 min ago
Hundreds of snow leopards are being poached in retaliation for livestock losses every year across the high mountain ranges of Asia, says a new report.
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US election: Trump takes aim at Clinton at gala

October 20, 2016 - 11:33pm
Donald Trump takes aim at Hillary Clinton in a speech at a traditional charity dinner in New York.
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Hillary Clinton shows funny side at charity dinner

October 20, 2016 - 11:24pm
US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poked fun at rival Donald Trump and at herself at a charity dinner in New York.
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Australian coach kidnapped in Yemen appears in hostage video

October 20, 2016 - 10:07pm
An Australian football coach who was kidnapped in Yemen last month appears in a video online saying his captors want ransom money.
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Mexico finds dehydrated migrants in US-bound lorry

October 20, 2016 - 8:45pm
Mexican officials say they have stopped a lorry carrying 121 Central American migrants, many of them dehydrated, trying to reach the US illegally.
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