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Artist plans mock 'Pray for Sweden' event at embassy

February 23, 2017 - 9:28am
Organiser says the ironic event is a protest against fake news.
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Russian military admits significant cyber-war effort

February 23, 2017 - 9:04am
Country's defence minister admits the presence of a powerful military team focused on controlling information.
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Paris protests: Students tear-gassed by police

February 23, 2017 - 8:56am
Schools are blockaded in protest at alleged police brutality, including the reported rape of a black man.
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Siberian tiger knocks drone from the sky in China

February 23, 2017 - 8:27am
Tigers in China chase and knock a drone out of the sky, in a keep fit exercise.
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Sri Lanka 'hunting' refugees who sheltered Snowden in Hong Kong

February 23, 2017 - 7:56am
Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Hong Kong fear they are being pursued for helping the US whistleblower.
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Dakota pipeline protesters leave site after year-long occupation

February 23, 2017 - 7:54am
Protesters in the US are arrested by police after a deadline passes to end the year-long protest.
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Venezuela protests over skier's expulsion from France

February 23, 2017 - 7:53am
Venezuelan cross-country skier Adrian Solano was expelled from France on his way to a training camp.
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India minister's lavish temple offering causes anger

February 23, 2017 - 7:26am
The head of Telangana state uses $750,000 (£610,790) from public funds to offer gold at a temple.
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Ecuador will hold run-off poll to choose new president

February 23, 2017 - 6:19am
Governing party candidate Lenin Moreno will face conservative Guillermo Lasso in a run-off on 2 April.
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Remote control

February 23, 2017 - 6:14am
Rumours are rife about the state of Muhammadu Buhari's health - and about his grip on power.
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'You can see burning and smoke from the terminal buildings'

February 23, 2017 - 6:12am
The BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports from Mosul airport as Iraqi security forces try to retake western Mosul.
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Jay-Z to become first rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

February 23, 2017 - 5:46am
"This is a win for us," he tweets after it's announced he's first rapper to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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Syria's warring sides brought together for Geneva talks

February 23, 2017 - 5:36am
The meeting marks the first UN-backed talks between the government and opposition in nearly a year.
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Japanese men celebrate 'baldy' pull factor

February 23, 2017 - 5:29am
Japanese men celebrate 'baldy' pull factor
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USA Gymnastics: Larry Nassar sexual abuse charges mount

February 23, 2017 - 4:43am
The former elite gymnastics medic is charged on 22 counts of sexual assault, some against girls under 13.
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Dakota pipeline protesters leave site after year-long occupation

February 23, 2017 - 4:37am
The year-long occupation near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation is over.
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On the hunt for IS extremists

February 23, 2017 - 4:32am
Iraqi Security services say they've arrested more than 1,000 suspected IS members in Eastern Mosul.
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Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd berates Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

February 23, 2017 - 1:59am
Kevin Rudd accused the Israeli leader of "torpedoing" peace negotiations in the Middle East.
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Trump rescinds transgender bathroom rules from Obama era

February 23, 2017 - 1:14am
The previous guidelines let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity,
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Kim Jong-nam killing: North Korea condemns Malaysia

February 23, 2017 - 12:42am
An angry report in North Korean state media blames Malaysia for the death of "a citizen".
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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.