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Chibok girls reunited with their parents in Abuja

May 20, 2017 - 2:13pm
Another 82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been reunited with their families.
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Trump in Saudi Arabia: First foreign trip starts as home troubles mount

May 20, 2017 - 2:08pm
The US president signs deals worth more than $350bn (£270bn) with Saudi Arabia.
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China's Great Wall marathon looks really painful

May 20, 2017 - 12:59pm
More than 2,000 runners took part, presumably because they don't mind stairs.
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Dortmund's Bartra returns after attack

May 20, 2017 - 12:23pm
Defender Marc Bartra returns to action after being injured in a bomb attack as Borussia Dortmund clinch entry to the Champions League.
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Actor West reveals inspiration at Cannes

May 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
The British actor plays a contemporary artist in The Square, which has had its debut at Cannes.
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The moment a school employee lifts student by neck

May 20, 2017 - 12:04pm
The man was caught on camera grabbing the 13-year-old in the US state of Pennsylvania.
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Norway to boost protection of Arctic seed vault from climate change

May 20, 2017 - 11:20am
Measures are announced after water enters a frozen facility guarding the world's key crop seeds.
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Iran election: Hassan Rouhani wins second term as president

May 20, 2017 - 10:10am
A huge turnout helped Mr Rouhani, with Tehran registering twice as many votes as in 2013.
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Paris police attack: Man charged over 'DNA link to gun'

May 20, 2017 - 9:19am
The man's DNA was found on the gun used to kill a police officer on the Champs Elysees, sources say.
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Modern slavery?

May 20, 2017 - 9:07am
Filipinos have known about modern servitude long before an American's confession that his family kept a slave for 56 years.
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Cats in the office: Stress relief or a furry nuisance?

May 20, 2017 - 8:21am
This Japanese workplace reckons it will help with stress... even if they do walk on your keyboard.
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Rape in India: Kerala woman cuts genitals of 'rapist holy man'

May 20, 2017 - 6:08am
The Indian woman claims she cut the man's genitals off after he repeatedly raped her for years.
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New Orleans removes last confederate statue

May 20, 2017 - 5:29am
There were cheers as the last monument to the pro-slavery rebellion was purged on Saturday.
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Moment President Trump is greeted by Saudi King Salman

May 20, 2017 - 4:04am
The President disembarked Air Force One with his wife Melania, who wore a jumpsuit and no headscarf.
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Afghan Vice-President Dostum flies to Turkey amid torture claims

May 20, 2017 - 3:35am
Former warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum denies he had a rival kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
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Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia on first foreign tour

May 20, 2017 - 3:12am
The US president arrives in Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his trip to the Middle East and Europe.
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Power at the polls

May 20, 2017 - 2:58am
With about 40m votes cast in the Iranian election, we look at the women making their decision.
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Prince death: Singer's sister and half-siblings declared heirs

May 20, 2017 - 2:32am
The singer's sister and five half-siblings win rights to his $200m fortune.
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Iran election: Votes are counted amid high turnout

May 19, 2017 - 10:26pm
Counting is under way, with incumbent Hassan Rouhani up against three challengers.
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'Movie star material'

May 19, 2017 - 8:30pm
The Philippine president's youngest son, who has eschewed politics, now has his own travel show.
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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.