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Go directly to RSS feedAfghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills 57Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:00:08 GMTThe 57 dead include five children accompanying their parents registering to vote in Kabul.
Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accordSun, 22 Apr 2018 16:12:08 GMTThe French leader says there are no other options for the nuclear deal, which Mr Trump opposes.
Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step downSun, 22 Apr 2018 12:14:21 GMTThe airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.
Armenia unrest: Protesters rally after leader detainedSun, 22 Apr 2018 17:08:41 GMTThousands of anti-government protesters march through Yerevan after their leader is detained.
Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle HouseSun, 22 Apr 2018 16:49:26 GMTThe man bursts into a Nashville restaurant and opens fire before a customer wrests away his rifle.
Nicaragua reporter killed during Facebook Live amid unrestSun, 22 Apr 2018 11:18:56 GMTÁngel Gahona is gunned down on Facebook Live while reporting on a wave of anti-government protests.
London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double winSun, 22 Apr 2018 13:06:32 GMTMarathon champion Eliud Kipchoge win his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's race.
Verne Troyer: Mini-Me Austin Powers actor dies aged 49Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:12:01 GMTThe actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.
China dragon boat accident leaves 17 deadSun, 22 Apr 2018 07:14:09 GMTThe accident during race practice on a river in China may have been caused by a strong current.
Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvementSun, 22 Apr 2018 10:53:30 GMTFadi al-Batsh, shot dead in Kuala Lumpur, was a member of Palestinian militant group Hamas.
Verne Troyer: Austin Powers star's film and TV momentsSun, 22 Apr 2018 13:17:43 GMTVerne Troyer, who also appeared in Harry Potter as well as Celebrity Big Brother, has died at the age of 49.
Avicii remembered by fans in Stockholm Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:17:16 GMTThousands gathered in the city's Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.
ICYMI: Baby love and a centenarian pianistSun, 22 Apr 2018 07:14:38 GMTA baby gorilla and centenarian pianist are among the stories you might have missed this week.
Mia Khalifa filmed a porn scene where she was wearing a hijab.Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:23:37 GMTFormer porn star Mia Khalifa says she received abuse after she filmed a porn scene wearing a hijab.
Is hate speech law killing German comedy?Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:16:45 GMTComedians in Germany have been caught up in the county's strict online hate speech laws.
The best and worst space films, according to NasaSat, 21 Apr 2018 08:04:52 GMTThe best and worst space films, according to Nasa
Tourist takes crowdfunded trip to British islandsFri, 20 Apr 2018 23:05:43 GMTAmerican Joe Hill thought a Facebook group for Jersey, the Channel Island, was for New Jersey.
Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguiseFri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:28 GMTBishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.
Australians split over plans to trap urban peacocksWed, 18 Apr 2018 13:58:29 GMTCity councils want to stop the bird population from growing and damaging the local ecosystem.
Czech rum gets stay of execution after EU rulingWed, 18 Apr 2018 11:29:49 GMTEuropean Union gives manufacturers five years to replace ingredient of popular drink which has been linked to cancer.
How leisure time is changing for North Korea's privilegedSat, 21 Apr 2018 23:03:37 GMTThe way Pyongyang's middle-class enjoy themselves is changing, but rural areas continue to miss out.
Pakistan's Ziarat: An ancient juniper forest and its living fossilsSat, 21 Apr 2018 23:11:59 GMTMature trees at Ziarat in Balochistan are often thousands of years old, but many end up as firewood.
Letter from Africa: The teenager fighting school bus sex pestsSat, 21 Apr 2018 23:15:45 GMTHow one girl started an app to stop harassment of students on the commute to school in Tanzania.
'The largest foreign bribery case in history'Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:55:45 GMTBrazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.
Salisbury attack: Russian TV's claims about poisoningSun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:16 GMTWhat happened in Salisbury has been disputed by Russian journalists.
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