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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for six months

August 17, 2017 - 4:51am
Convicted for his role in the 2014 protests, he was sentenced to jail after a government appeal.
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The Indian schoolgirl asking PM Modi to save her park

August 17, 2017 - 3:17am
The child has filed a court case and written to the PM saying: "This park is our lifeline".
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Prince of Broadway

August 17, 2017 - 3:03am
The award winning director-producer reflects on his past work, Trump and the state of Broadway.
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Politician dons burka in Australian Senate

August 17, 2017 - 2:45am
The Australian far-right leader's stunt came ahead of her bid to ban the garment in the nation.
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Chinese media 'racist' video on India clash sparks anger

August 17, 2017 - 2:42am
It features a Chinese actor in a turban and fake beard, mockingly assuming an Indian accent.
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Bond in numbers

August 17, 2017 - 1:34am
How does Daniel Craig compare to the actors who have played 007 before him?
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Collecting corpses

August 16, 2017 - 11:41pm
Volunteers are working to prevent rotting human remains causing a health emergency.
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The Guam identity

August 16, 2017 - 11:34pm
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes examines the conflicted identity of the US territory of Guam.
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Mumbai's blue dogs

August 16, 2017 - 10:07pm
Animal rights campaigners say they know why some of the city's stray dogs have suddenly gone blue.
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Venezuela prison 'massacre' kills 37

August 16, 2017 - 9:07pm
Special interior ministry forces were sent in to regain control of the jail in Puerto Ayacucho.
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Australian justice minister denies UK citizenship

August 16, 2017 - 9:06pm
Michael Keenan says he renounced his dual status in 2004, as an Australian political row drags on.
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Flying over the traffic - Mexico City's urban cable car

August 16, 2017 - 8:20pm
A new form transport system in one of the world's busiest places. Mexico City's urban cable car.
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Charlottesville: John Boyega and Kathryn Bigelow react

August 16, 2017 - 8:03pm
The actor, who stars in a new film on Detroit's 1967 unrest, notes parallels with recent clashes.
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Wall of Grief

August 16, 2017 - 7:53pm
Artist Georgy Frangulyan is putting the finishing touches to a vast, bronze sculpture in Moscow
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Vera Golubeva: Teacher imprisoned for telling a joke

August 16, 2017 - 7:52pm
Vera Golubeva was a teacher when she was put in prison for telling a joke. This was in Soviet Union in the 1950’s.
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Distress calls

August 16, 2017 - 7:49pm
Italian prosecutors are investigating him and others for aiding and abetting illegal immigration.
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'Unnecessary pain'

August 16, 2017 - 7:31pm
A Chilean woman campaigning for a change to Chile's total ban on abortions tells her story.
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Cycles of conflict

August 16, 2017 - 7:13pm
Mohammad Younus Butt, the grocery store owner who has lived through peace and conflict in Kashmir.
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A licence to kill bear cubs?

August 16, 2017 - 7:05pm
Trump is once again allowing hunters in Alaska to shoot bear cubs and hibernating bears, but is this as bad as it sounds?
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Freeze-dried dung gives clue to Asian elephant stress

August 16, 2017 - 7:04pm
Indian scientists say they can monitor the physiological health of elephants by analysing their dung.
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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.