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Pigs' teeth and shells

October 1, 2016 - 3:21pm
The Asaro mud men from Papua New Guinea's eastern highlands are known for their ghoulish clay masks - now four of them are "artists in residence" at Sydney's Australian Museum.
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Pedro Sanchez: Spanish Socialist leader resigns

October 1, 2016 - 2:27pm
The leader of Spain's opposition Socialists, Pedro Sanchez, steps down after losing a crucial party vote over joining a coalition government.
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Hundreds of balloons take part in Albuquerque fiesta

October 1, 2016 - 12:18pm
The 45th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is taking place, with more than 500 hot air balloons expected to join.
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Mexico's erupting Colima volcano triggers evacuations

October 1, 2016 - 12:10pm
Fresh eruptions from the Colima volcano in western Mexico force hundreds of people to evacuate.
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Syria conflict: Surveying the damage to Aleppo's hospital

October 1, 2016 - 12:02pm
An air raid on the rebel-held eastern half of the Syrian city of Aleppo has hit the area's largest hospital for the second time in a matter of days, a medical charity says.
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Georgia Pope: Tbilisi stadium largely empty for papal Mass

October 1, 2016 - 10:44am
The Pope says Mass in a largely empty stadium on a visit to Georgia after the majority Orthodox Christian Church asks followers to stay away.
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India tax evasion amnesty uncovers hidden billions

October 1, 2016 - 10:28am
A tax evasion amnesty in India prompts tens of thousands of people to declare more than $9.5bn in undeclared income and assets.
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S Korean leader urges defectors: Come to 'bosom of freedom'

October 1, 2016 - 8:34am
South Korea's president urges North Koreans to defect, just days after a soldier from the North defected across the heavily policed Demilitarized Zone.
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Hawaiian bees are first on US endangered species list

October 1, 2016 - 8:11am
Seven species of yellow-faced bee native to Hawaii are the first bees to be added to the US list of endangered species.
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Georgia's Orthodox priests protest at Pope's visit

October 1, 2016 - 7:16am
Some Orthodox priests have been protesting at a visit by Pope Francis to Georgia, where the pontiff has been celebrating Mass.
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Former Power Rangers actor Ricardo Medina pleads not guilty to murder

October 1, 2016 - 5:01am
The 37-year-old denies murdering Joshua Shutter with a sword at their home in January 2015.
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Syria conflict: US says Russia driving rebels into extremists' camp

October 1, 2016 - 4:26am
Russia's increasing military action in Syria is forcing moderate elements within the opposition into the hands of extremists, the US state department says.
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William and Kate go fishing in Canada

October 1, 2016 - 4:22am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take part in a fishing trip and a canoe trip to Haida Gwaii during their trip to Canada.
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Timelapse of Mexico's Colima volcano erupting

October 1, 2016 - 4:17am
Communities nearby were evacuated as Mexico's Colima volcano became more active.
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Cheetah trade: Nations to suppress social media enticement

October 1, 2016 - 3:49am
Arab nations join forces with African countries in a bid to suppress the illegal live trade in cheetahs, with a special focus on social media.
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Enjoy this live recording of “Butterfly Dance” by the German darkwave band Diary of Dreams