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California wildfire: 10,000 homes evacuated from path of Sand Fire

July 25, 2016 - 1:26pm
A wildfire raging north-west of Los Angeles forces the evacuation of some 10,000 homes.
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Defining terror

July 25, 2016 - 1:03pm
Counter-terror police are struggling to define a spate of recent attacks. Is there a common thread that can help prevent them in future, asks the BBC's Frank Gardner.
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Germany attacks: Is there a common link?

July 25, 2016 - 12:53pm
The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at the reasons behind a recent spate of violent attacks in Germany, and what, if anything, links them.
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Chris Froome's South African school celebrates Tour de France win

July 25, 2016 - 12:42pm
Students at Chris Froome's former school in South Africa celebrate his victory Tour de France.
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Ansbach eyewitness: 'I was screaming my sister's name'

July 25, 2016 - 12:41pm
An eyewitness describes the panic after a failed Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up in the German town of Ansbach.
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South Sudan conflict: Artists sing for peace

July 25, 2016 - 12:28pm
A group of South Sudanese artists release a song warning about the revenge culture in the country which has led to hundreds being killed and thousands displaced.
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Marni Nixon dies at the age of 86

July 25, 2016 - 12:24pm
Watch an archive interview with Marni Nixon, who was known as Hollywood's invisible voice, after it was announced she has died aged 86.
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Florida nightclub shooting: Two dead and 16 injured in Fort Myers

July 25, 2016 - 12:13pm
Two people are killed and up to 16 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in the city of Fort Myers in Florida, police say.
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Nigeria pastor arrested for chaining up son for 'stealing'

July 25, 2016 - 11:38am
Nigerian police arrest a church pastor, accused of keeping his nine-year-old son chained up for more than a month as a punishment for stealing.
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Madagascar house fire kills 38

July 25, 2016 - 11:28am
A blaze rips through a thatched home during a party in central Madagascar, killing 38 people, including 16 children.
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Yahoo sold to US telecoms giant Verizon

July 25, 2016 - 11:13am
US internet firm Yahoo will be sold to American telecoms giant Verizon Communications for $5bn (£3.8bn) in cash.
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Why Saudi Arabia is forbidding Pokemon

July 25, 2016 - 11:02am
Why Saudi Arabia has renewed its fatwa on Pokemon
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Chinese Gen Guo Boxiong sentenced to life for corruption

July 25, 2016 - 10:18am
A retired high-ranking army officer in China is sentenced to life in jail by a military court for taking bribes, state media report.
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Marni Nixon: Hollywood's 'invisible voice' dies aged 86

July 25, 2016 - 10:16am
Marni Nixon, who sang Audrey Hepburn's parts in My Fair Lady, has died at the age of 86.
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Turkey coup attempt: 'Arrest warrants issued' for journalists

July 25, 2016 - 10:12am
Turkey's authorities issue detention warrants for 42 journalists, local media say, as part of an investigation into a failed coup earlier this month.
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'Distracted' Austrians get road-crossing workshops

July 25, 2016 - 9:55am
Austrian road safety group says pedestrians are too engrossed in their smartphones.
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'We must fight hate with love'

July 25, 2016 - 9:35am
Faith groups in its capital Munich say they want to to heal divisions that have appeared since Bavaria was rocked by a serious of violent acts.
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Ansbach explosion: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up in Germany

July 25, 2016 - 9:08am
A failed Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up and injures 15 other people with a backpack bomb near a festival in the south German town of Ansbach.
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US wildfires rage in California

July 25, 2016 - 7:49am
Fire crews in California are struggling to contain a wildfire that has destroyed 18 homes and threatens hundreds of others in mountains north of Los Angeles.
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Moscow plans Pokemon Go-style app to 'catch' historic figures

July 25, 2016 - 7:48am
Moscovites will soon be able to "catch" Russia's historic personalities and take a selfie with them using an app like Pokemon Go, authorities say.
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