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Australia church abuse: Priests 'must report' confessions

August 14, 2017 - 3:50am
Priests who fail to report child abuse heard in confession should be charged, an Australian inquiry says.
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Cassini skims Saturn's atmosphere

August 14, 2017 - 3:34am
Cassini is on its final five full orbits of Saturn, getting close enough to directly "taste" its gases.
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Teen's death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

August 14, 2017 - 3:32am
The death has reignited criticism of internet addiction 'boot camps' known to employ harsh practices.
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'It's an act of terror, it's a hate crime'

August 14, 2017 - 1:51am
A friend of Heather Heyer who was killed in the Charlottesville car attack has spoken to the BBC.
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Barnaby Joyce: NZ confirms Australian deputy PM is dual citizen

August 14, 2017 - 1:01am
Holding public office as a dual citizen is not allowed under Australia's constitution.
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Pence defends Trump's Venezuela stance

August 13, 2017 - 10:27pm
US Vice President Mike Pence was speaking in Colombia at the start of a Latin American tour.
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Mash-up combines Pakistan and India's anthems to make a viral hit

August 13, 2017 - 9:55pm
The "Peace Anthem" features both nations' songs, to celebrate their 70th Independence Days.
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Replacing coca

August 13, 2017 - 7:35pm
Colombia seeks alternative crops for areas where coca has been king.
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'Job killer'

August 13, 2017 - 7:24pm
A national monument created in September 2016 has cost jobs in New England's fishing industry.
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Me and my scar: It took me 45 years to love my body

August 13, 2017 - 7:11pm
Sylvia Mac spent most of her life trying to hide the scars which cover her body - the legacy of a childhood accident. But at the age of 48, she decided it was time to stop hiding.
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Cathedrals of commerce

August 13, 2017 - 7:03pm
These "cathedrals of commerce" were democratic spaces that, some say, helped emancipate women.
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Spot the difference

August 13, 2017 - 7:01pm
Court sketches of Taylor Swift have attracted mockery online - but there's a lot more to the job than just sketching a likeness.
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Syria war: Killing of White Helmet workers condemned

August 13, 2017 - 5:06pm
The US and UN express sadness after seven White Helmet members were killed in a jihadist-held town.
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Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right

August 13, 2017 - 3:17pm
He condemned violence by "many sides" in Virginia but did not explicitly attack the far-right.
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Sri Lanka board president wants Pakistan tour for first time since 2009

August 13, 2017 - 2:47pm
Sri Lanka Cricket's president wants his team to tour Pakistan for the first time since their bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009.
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'Unite the Right' organiser Jason Kessler chased away by protesters

August 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
Jason Kessler was forced to retreat from a press conference over the violence in Charlottesville.
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Kenya election: Raila Odinga urges supporters to strike

August 13, 2017 - 1:59pm
Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Monday would be a "day of mourning for the fallen patriots".
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Nepal floods: Elephants deployed in rescue efforts

August 13, 2017 - 1:04pm
Some 500 tourists are trapped in a resort as officials say 49 people have died across the country.
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Rare white moose captured on film in Sweden

August 13, 2017 - 12:40pm
One of the just 100 white moose in Sweden has been filmed in the Varmland region.
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Charlottesville Vice-mayor: 'Call them white supremacists'

August 13, 2017 - 12:08pm
Wes Bellamy, Charlottesville's deputy mayor, condemned the groups that sparked violence.
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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.