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Scots study uncovers trafficking routes for pangolin

February 16, 2018 - 7:06pm
A Stirling University study looks at how one of the world's most endangered animals is smuggled out of Africa.
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The week in pictures

February 16, 2018 - 7:01pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for 'coup links'

February 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
The six were accused of links to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed for the 2016 coup plot.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa pledges 'new dawn' for South Africa

February 16, 2018 - 5:51pm
The new South African president vows to fight corruption in his first State of the Nation speech.
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France: Rape inquiry into Gérald Darmanin dropped

February 16, 2018 - 5:35pm
Prosecutors say they cannot prove absence of consent after a woman accused Gérald Darmanin of rape.
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Kiwis consider foreign house buyer ban

February 16, 2018 - 4:50pm
New Zealand is set to introduce a radical measure to tame its soaring property market
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How a US grandmother foiled an alleged school shooting plot

February 16, 2018 - 3:01pm
When a US grandmother found her grandson's troubling journal entries, she called the police.
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Russians conducted 'information warfare' on US election

February 16, 2018 - 1:53pm
US Deputy Attorney General says Russians began interfering with the US election process as early as 2014.
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Rio de Janeiro violence: Brazil army to take control of security

February 16, 2018 - 1:30pm
A general will oversee security under emergency measures to combat a wave of violent crime.
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Ethiopia declares national state of emergency

February 16, 2018 - 1:09pm
The move is aimed at stemming a wave of anti-government protests, state media reports.
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European spy chiefs in joint plea for post-Brexit co-operation

February 16, 2018 - 12:31pm
The French, German and UK intelligence chiefs say their close partnership must continue.
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Female driver leads LA police on a high-speed chase

February 16, 2018 - 12:12pm
A reporter in a helicopter was able to capture - and commentate on - the high-speed pursuit.
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DR Congo troops killed 'in Virunga park' by Rwandan army

February 16, 2018 - 11:58am
The fighting occurred inside the famous Virunga national park, the Congolese army says.
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Merkel 'curious not frustrated' after Theresa May meeting

February 16, 2018 - 11:58am
German leader says she is "not frustrated" as Theresa May insists talks are not "just one-way street".
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Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium

February 16, 2018 - 11:55am
Facebook is ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium.
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Maëlys de Araujo murder: Colleagues donate leave to mother

February 16, 2018 - 11:44am
The mother of murder victim Maëlys de Araujo receives three years of leave from hospital colleagues.
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Florida school shooting: Students share tales of heroism

February 16, 2018 - 11:41am
Students have detailed how teachers barricaded classroom doors and jumped in front of bullets.
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Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

February 16, 2018 - 10:52am
The ex-presidential nominee laments Washington is sending "a message of exclusion" to immigrants.
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In Pictures: Millions celebrate Lunar New Year

February 16, 2018 - 10:27am
People around the world usher in the Year of the Dog with dancing, feasting, prayers and ceremony.
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Nirav Modi: Who is India's scandal-linked billionaire?

February 16, 2018 - 9:47am
His diamonds have been worn by Kate Winslet and Priyanka Chopra but what do we know about Nirav Modi?
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