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In pictures

June 24, 2017 - 10:20am
The Swiss Association of Seaplane Pilots is gathering on the banks of Lake Geneva.
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Venezuela father makes plea to president

June 24, 2017 - 10:07am
David Vallenilla's son was shot dead by military police during a protest earlier in the week.
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Qatar says list of demands by Arab states not realistic

June 24, 2017 - 9:52am
The foreign minister says conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions are unrealistic.
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World's ugliest dog, Martha, crowned in California

June 24, 2017 - 8:58am
The former rescue dog won over the judges with her stage presence at the Californian fair.
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California 'road rage' results in motorway car crash

June 24, 2017 - 8:40am
A car swerves after an altercation with a motorcyclist in California. Footage courtesy Chris Traber
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Schwarzenegger and Macron join forces in swipe at Trump

June 24, 2017 - 7:41am
In video footage posted on social media, the pair pledge to "make the planet great again".
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ICYMI: Four stories you may have missed this week

June 24, 2017 - 6:33am
From retiring actors to breastfeeding politicians.
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Mosul battle: Third journalist dies after mine blast

June 24, 2017 - 6:21am
Veronique Robert was injured while reporting on an advance by Iraqi forces against IS militants.
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Taekwondo body changes WTF name

June 24, 2017 - 5:54am
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) changes its name to World Taekwondo because of the "negative connotations".
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New Zealand outclass British and Irish Lions

June 24, 2017 - 5:29am
New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first Test in Auckland.
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Colombia conflict: ELN rebels free Dutch journalists

June 24, 2017 - 4:09am
Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender are released after conflicting reports about their fate.
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Chateau de Chambord: The garden that cost 3.5m euros

June 24, 2017 - 3:46am
France's Chateau de Chambord reopens after a renovation that was 14 years in the making.
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Many people feared buried in China landslide

June 24, 2017 - 12:18am
More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in south-western China, state media report.
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'Poisonous theory'

June 23, 2017 - 8:57pm
The "controversial" theory is too complex for schoolchildren, an education official says.
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Colombia conflict: Seized Dutch journalists still held

June 23, 2017 - 8:52pm
ELN rebels deny earlier reports that the two journalists abducted last weekend have now been freed.
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A mother's love

June 23, 2017 - 7:29pm
Award-winning photographer Chris de Bode describes the desperation of people living in northern Cameroon.
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White House: Qatar Gulf row is a 'family issue'

June 23, 2017 - 6:34pm
US spokesman Sean Spicer says Qatar, Saudi Arabia and others should "work crisis out themselves".
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Saudis 'foil suicide attack' on Mecca's Grand Mosque

June 23, 2017 - 5:50pm
Officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces surrounded the house he was in.
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Eid etiquette

June 23, 2017 - 5:26pm
A guide on how to deal with "uncomfortable questions" during family gatherings after Ramadan.
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US woman, 66, is oldest to swim English Channel

June 23, 2017 - 5:25pm
Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, becomes the oldest woman to make the 21-mile swim across the English Channel.
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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.