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Thailand King Vajiralongkorn shot at with air pistol

June 21, 2017 - 10:27am
German authorities say King Vajiralongkorn was shot at by teenagers while cycling late at night.
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Downward dog

June 21, 2017 - 10:13am
It's International Yoga Day, but why does the world love yoga?
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Police dashcam footage of Philando Castile shooting

June 21, 2017 - 10:05am
Philando Castile was killed during a police traffic stop in Minnesota last June.
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Saudi king's son Mohammed bin Salman is new crown prince

June 21, 2017 - 9:14am
King Salman has replaced the previous heir to the throne - his nephew - with his 31-year-old son.
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CAR violence: Deadly clashes in Bria despite ceasefire deal

June 21, 2017 - 9:05am
Officials say bodies are lying in the street a day after rebels and the government agreed a truce.
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Russian jet 'flies 5ft from US spy plane' over Baltic Sea

June 21, 2017 - 8:55am
The US accuses the Russian pilot of making an "unsafe" manoeuvre, but Moscow disputes that account.
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Romanian PM ousted in MPs revolt

June 21, 2017 - 8:41am
Romanian PM Sorin Grindeanu is forced out of power in a vote of no confidence by his own party.
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Brazil pilot survives crash landing in Amazon but dies in rescue

June 21, 2017 - 8:34am
The pilot lost his grip on a rope thrown by rescuers and was dragged away by an Amazon river.
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South Sudan no longer in famine

June 21, 2017 - 7:57am
More than a million people are still facing emergency levels of hunger, one step below famine.
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Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump respond to failed hug gags

June 21, 2017 - 7:47am
Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump have responded to jokes on social media about their failed hug
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Tool against democracy

June 21, 2017 - 7:45am
Oxford researchers warn that computational propaganda is a powerful tool against democracy.
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Victorious Bosnia students 'will continue segregation struggle'

June 21, 2017 - 7:17am
After defeating plans for an ethnically segregated school, they say they will target 57 more.
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US gun laws: Colorado to arm teachers in classrooms

June 21, 2017 - 6:53am
Staff undergo training as "armed first responders" in the US state in order to protect children.
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Deadly journey

June 21, 2017 - 6:42am
Smugglers are still moving migrants across Central Europe despite the deaths of 71 people in 2015.
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Russians build three-car fidget spinner

June 21, 2017 - 5:11am
Motor enthusiasts attempt a motorised version of the cult toy, and very nearly succeed.
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Yulin dog meat festival begins despite rumours of ban

June 21, 2017 - 5:09am
Campaigners had earlier said dog meat was banned from sale at this year's event in Yulin, China.
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Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns after months of turmoil

June 21, 2017 - 4:19am
Travis Kalanick, chief executive of ride-sharing service Uber, resigns following pressure from investors.
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Prodigy from rap group Mobb Deep dies

June 21, 2017 - 3:41am
The rapper dies aged 42 after being admitted to hospital with complications caused by sickle cell anaemia.
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Baby elephant rescued by family at zoo

June 21, 2017 - 2:02am
The calf's aunt also joined in when baby Hope fell into a pool at South Korea’s Seoul Grand Park.
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Chinese bike share firm goes bust after losing 90% of bikes

June 21, 2017 - 2:01am
The Chinese company did not put GPS chips on its bikes and presumes they have been lost or stolen.
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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.