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Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills 57
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:00:08 GMT
The 57 dead include five children accompanying their parents registering to vote in Kabul.

Iran nuclear deal: Macron urges Trump to stick with 2015 accord
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:12:08 GMT
The French leader says there are no other options for the nuclear deal, which Mr Trump opposes.

Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:14:21 GMT
The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.

Armenia unrest: Protesters rally after leader detained
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:08:41 GMT
Thousands of anti-government protesters march through Yerevan after their leader is detained.

Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:49:26 GMT
The man bursts into a Nashville restaurant and opens fire before a customer wrests away his rifle.

Nicaragua reporter killed during Facebook Live amid unrest
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:18:56 GMT
Ángel Gahona is gunned down on Facebook Live while reporting on a wave of anti-government protests.

London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double win
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:06:32 GMT
Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge win his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's race.

Verne Troyer: Mini-Me Austin Powers actor dies aged 49
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:12:01 GMT
The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.

China dragon boat accident leaves 17 dead
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:14:09 GMT
The accident during race practice on a river in China may have been caused by a strong current.

Fadi al-Batsh killing: Israel dismisses involvement
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:53:30 GMT
Fadi al-Batsh, shot dead in Kuala Lumpur, was a member of Palestinian militant group Hamas.

Verne Troyer: Austin Powers star's film and TV moments
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:17:43 GMT
Verne 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 GMT
Thousands gathered in the city's Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.

ICYMI: Baby love and a centenarian pianist
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:14:38 GMT
A 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 GMT
Former 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 GMT
Comedians in Germany have been caught up in the county's strict online hate speech laws.

The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:04:52 GMT
The best and worst space films, according to Nasa

Tourist takes crowdfunded trip to British islands
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:05:43 GMT
American Joe Hill thought a Facebook group for Jersey, the Channel Island, was for New Jersey.

Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:28 GMT
Bishkek'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 peacocks
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:58:29 GMT
City councils want to stop the bird population from growing and damaging the local ecosystem.

Czech rum gets stay of execution after EU ruling
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:29:49 GMT
European 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 privileged
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:03:37 GMT
The 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 fossils
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:11:59 GMT
Mature 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 pests
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:15:45 GMT
How 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 GMT
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.

Salisbury attack: Russian TV's claims about poisoning
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:16 GMT
What happened in Salisbury has been disputed by Russian journalists.



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