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DR Congo rangers killed in raid to free US journalist

July 16, 2017 - 1:57pm
The journalist and three other rangers were abducted in the Okapi wildlife reserve on Friday.
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Wildfires rage across Europe

July 16, 2017 - 1:47pm
Firefighters have been tackling blazes in France, Italy and Croatia.
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Iran jails US national for 10 years for spying

July 16, 2017 - 1:13pm
Iranian officials say Xiyue Wang, a researcher at Princeton University, has received a 10-year sentence.
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Spanish theme park accident: Trains collide on Madrid rollercoaster

July 16, 2017 - 11:13am
Some 33 people are slightly hurt on the Mine Train ride at the Parque de Atracciones in Madrid.
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Netanyahu in Paris to commemorate Vel d'Hiv deportation of Jews

July 16, 2017 - 10:33am
The Israeli PM joins President Macron to commemorate a mass arrest of Jews in Nazi-occupied France.
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Thai farmers race buffalo in mud-filled spectacle

July 16, 2017 - 10:06am
Farmers in Thailand pit their prize buffaloes against each other in a racing competition.
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Finland naked swimmers bid for biggest skinny dip record

July 16, 2017 - 9:28am
Organisers say 789 people took part, beating the previous record set in Australia by three people.
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Senegal football stadium crush kills eight

July 16, 2017 - 9:24am
Football fans describe the moment eight people died at a Senegal stadium.
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Disney's cartoon princesses gather in real life

July 16, 2017 - 9:16am
From Pocahontas to Moana, the voices of cartoon princesses spanning three decades have met.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's brother detained

July 16, 2017 - 9:00am
Hossein Ferydoun failed to meet bail terms on unspecified financial issues, the judiciary says.
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Europe-wide police operation busts horsemeat racket

July 16, 2017 - 8:53am
Horsemeat unfit for human consumption was exported using forged documents, Spanish police found.
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Ryan Lochte: Court dismisses robbery claim charges against US swimmer

July 16, 2017 - 7:44am
A court in Brazil dismisses charges against US swimmer Ryan Lochte relating to false robbery claims he made at the Rio Olympics.
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China house fire kills 22 in Jiangsu province

July 16, 2017 - 7:37am
A man is arrested for allegedly setting ablaze a two-storey building in Changshu city, media say.
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No naked dancing, Canada revellers told

July 16, 2017 - 5:25am
Police warns crowds at a country music festival in Saskatchewan to stay clothed at all times.
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Baby Justin Trudeau meets Canada's prime minister

July 16, 2017 - 4:26am
The son of Syrian refugees was named after the politician as a thank you to their adopted country.
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Turkey coup anniversary: Erdogan hails 'defenders of nation'

July 16, 2017 - 2:34am
Turkey's president thanks those who "defended the nation" against the coup attempt a year ago.
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US brides-to-be left dressless as Alfred Angelo folds

July 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Thousands of US brides-to-be are left in limbo as dressmaker Alfred Angelo folds.
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Brazil protesters pelt politician with eggs at her wedding

July 15, 2017 - 9:28pm
Maria Victoria Barros is forced to leave church in an armoured vehicle and protected by riot police.
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Marking Trump

July 15, 2017 - 8:59pm
The president wants the media to focus on jobs, the economy, IS and the border. So we did.
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Crackdown

July 15, 2017 - 8:52pm
China's crackdown on what it calls "abnormal" sexual activity has triggered a backlash online.
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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.