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Many dead in Nepal and India floods

August 18, 2014 - 2:47am
At least 160 people are reported to have been killed in floods and landslides following days of torrential rain in Nepal and northern India.
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Fresh clashes herald Ferguson curfew

August 18, 2014 - 2:26am
US police confront protesters and fire tear gas to try to disperse crowds as a second night of curfew gets under way in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

August 18, 2014 - 1:49am
World number three Roger Federer beats David Ferrer for a 16th successive time to win a sixth Cincinnati title.
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VIDEO: Kurds 'break IS hold on Mosul dam'

August 18, 2014 - 12:58am
Kurdish officials say that their Peshmerga fighters have broadly taken control of a strategically important dam in northern Iraq from Islamist militants.
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VIDEO: Singapore's 'orchid kaleidoscope'

August 18, 2014 - 12:49am
Ali Moore reports from the Singapore Garden Festival, where designers, horticulturists and thousands of orchids have created new ideas for Asia's gardens.
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Obama justifies strikes on Iraq dam

August 18, 2014 - 12:26am
US air strikes to support Iraqi forces' efforts to retake Mosul dam are aimed at protecting US interests in Iraq, says President Obama.
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Pakistan lesbians' lives on the line

August 18, 2014 - 12:19am
Lesbian couple find their lives on the line
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Thailand's economy avoids recession

August 17, 2014 - 11:21pm
Thailand's economy grows 0.9% in the second quarter to avoid a technical recession after months of political turmoil affected business.
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Protecting fair skin with China's 'face-kini'

August 17, 2014 - 10:45pm
From China's beaches to global high fashion?
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Chugai hits record on takeover talk

August 17, 2014 - 10:42pm
Shares of Japan's Chugai Pharmaceutical rise to a record on reports Swiss drug giant Roche is looking to take control of the company.
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OCBC to raise $2.7bn in rights issue

August 17, 2014 - 10:41pm
Southeast Asia's second-largest lender, OCBC, plans to raise $2.7bn (£1.6bn) in a rights issue to help fund its purchase of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
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VIDEO: Thirteen rescued after boat sinking

August 17, 2014 - 9:33pm
Thirteen more foreign tourists and Indonesian crew have been rescued after a boat sank off the coast of eastern Indonesia.
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Protest at Israel interfaith wedding

August 17, 2014 - 9:05pm
Four far-right Jewish protesters are arrested at the Tel Aviv wedding of an Arab Muslim man and Jewish-born woman, reports say.
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Former Chile army commander dies

August 17, 2014 - 8:51pm
Ricardo Izurieta, who succeeded General Pinochet as Chilean army chief in 1988, during the country's transition towards democracy. dies, aged 71.
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How to hack the net-connected home

August 17, 2014 - 7:35pm
Why the internet of things will be a security disaster
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How safe is eating meat?

August 17, 2014 - 7:28pm
Doctor puts a high-meat diet to the test
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UK oil forecasts 'too pessimistic'

August 17, 2014 - 7:28pm
Future North Sea oil and gas revenues could be six times higher than an economic watchdog has forecast, a report claims.
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Why Paris doesn't want a Scottish Yes

August 17, 2014 - 7:12pm
Why the French government is cool on Scottish independence
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Unnecessary remands 'waste millions'

August 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
Courts in England and Wales wasted almost £250m last year by remanding people in custody unnecessarily, the Howard League for Penal Reform says.
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River turtle mothers 'talk' to young

August 17, 2014 - 7:02pm
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.
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