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Charlotte police chief: Video does not 'definitively' show pointed gun

September 22, 2016 - 3:30pm
A North Carolina police chief says video of a fatal police shooting does not provide "definitive" evidence the black man who died was pointing a gun.
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Scientists solve singing fish mystery

September 22, 2016 - 1:58pm
Scientists bring singing fish into their lab to work out the biological secret of an aquatic creature that hums at night.
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Putin names ally Sergei Naryshkin as new foreign spy chief

September 22, 2016 - 1:49pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin appoints long-standing ally Sergei Naryshkin as head of foreign intelligence services.
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Toddler survives three days alone in remote Siberia wood

September 22, 2016 - 1:18pm
A three-year-old boy manages to survive alone for 72 hours in a forest in a remote area of Siberia renowned for its wolves and bears.
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Egypt migrant boat capsize: Hundreds feared dead

September 22, 2016 - 12:40pm
Hundreds of people could have drowned after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, survivors have told the BBC.
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Chinese officials criticised over 'ugly' Great Wall repairs

September 22, 2016 - 12:29pm
Photos posted to social media show repair works on China's Great Wall from two years ago resembling modern concrete paths.
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France arrests Belgian police in migrant border row

September 22, 2016 - 12:16pm
French police detain two Belgian officers who offered a lift to 13 migrants and strayed into French territory, sparking a diplomatic spat.
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Sierra Leone police free woman accused of FGM

September 22, 2016 - 12:12pm
Sierra Leonean police release a woman accused of female genital mutilation following pressure from a powerful group of circumcisers.
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Terminally ill US couple die days apart

September 22, 2016 - 12:10pm
A young married couple who bonded through their shared struggles with cystic fibrosis have died within days of each other.
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Scientists solve singing fish mystery

September 22, 2016 - 12:01pm
Scientists solve the bizarre mystery of the fish that hums at night.
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US election 2016: Clinton deadpans in Between Two Ferns interview

September 22, 2016 - 11:33am
Hillary Clinton skewers presidential rival Donald Trump with a "White Pride" joke in an interview on the Between Two Ferns online show.
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Is South Africa's ANC tearing itself apart?

September 22, 2016 - 11:30am
Factions within South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) are battling over how best to improve the party's electoral fortunes after a poor showing in August's local elections.
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Charlotte shooting: State of emergency amid protests

September 22, 2016 - 11:27am
The governor of North Carolina declares a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte after a second night of protests over a police shooting.
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Yemen conflict: Saudi-led air strike 'kills 25 in Hudaydah'

September 22, 2016 - 10:58am
At least 25 people have been killed and 70 others wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, medics say.
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Afghanistan strikes deal with warlord

September 22, 2016 - 10:32am
Afghanistan's government signs an agreement with the Hezb-e-Islami militant group, led by notorious militant Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.
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Too black, too strong

September 22, 2016 - 10:15am
In 2009, Preston Brown gave up the dream of playing professional football for the NFL to coach his high school team in a poor and violent neighbourhood. Why do some people want him fired?
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EU advised to drop Hamas and Tamil Tigers from terror list

September 22, 2016 - 9:58am
The EU should remove Palestinian Islamist group Hamas and the Tamil Tigers from its list of terrorist organisations, a top European Court adviser says.
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Lyrical leaders

September 22, 2016 - 9:10am
After Ghana's president John Mahama quoted lines from Michael Jackson's Heal the World at the UN, here are five more politicians who used their favourite lyric to make a point.
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Assad: Coalition attack on Syria troops 'intentional'

September 22, 2016 - 8:12am
Four coalition planes attacked Syrian troops in Deir al-Zour for an hour, Bashar al'Assad has said, so it was not an accident.
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Mexico town women vote locally for first time

September 22, 2016 - 7:50am
Women in a Mexican town vote in local elections for the first time.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”