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Touchy subject

July 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?
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Munich shooting: Manhunt after deadly attack at shopping centre

July 22, 2016 - 6:55pm
German police launch a huge anti-terror manhunt in the city of Munich after nine people died in a shooting at a shopping centre.
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Turkey's Deputy PM Nurettin Canikli warns of more arrests

July 22, 2016 - 6:28pm
Turkey's deputy prime minister says the plotters behind last week's failed coup had infiltrated all ministries and more arrests will follow.
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Left in no-man's land

July 22, 2016 - 3:41pm
Tens of thousands of refugees remained stranded in a closed military zone between Syria and Jordan, with conditions rapidly deteriorating, reports the BBC's Yolande Knell.
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Turkey coup attempt: Detentions 'tip of the iceberg'

July 22, 2016 - 2:34pm
Turkey's deputy prime minister tells the BBC more arrests could be made following last week's failed coup.
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Congolese singer caught 'kicking woman'

July 22, 2016 - 1:22pm
Koffi Olomide, one of Africa's most popular singers, is caught on camera purportedly kicking a woman at the main airport in Kenya.
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US election: Hillary Clinton poised to announce running mate

July 22, 2016 - 1:07pm
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton could announce her running mate as early as Friday, ahead of the party's convention.
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Vladimir Putin says 'no place for doping in sport'

July 22, 2016 - 1:06pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin says "there can be no place for doping in sport" after his country's Olympic athletics ban was upheld.
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David Duke, former Ku Klux Klan leader, to run for Congress

July 22, 2016 - 12:36pm
David Duke - a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan - launches a campaign for an open seat in the US Senate amid a rise in racial tensions.
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'I must give MH370 pilot a voice'

July 22, 2016 - 12:01pm
As the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 is close to being suspended, the BBC talks to the sister of Zaharie Shah, the plane's chief pilot.
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Hungry Jack's: Corpse lay undiscovered in Australian fast food outlet toilet for days

July 22, 2016 - 11:01am
Authorities in Western Australia try to determine how a dead body went unnoticed for three days in the toilet of a Hungry Jack's outlet.
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Syria war: Aleppo tunnel bomb 'kills 38 government troops'

July 22, 2016 - 10:29am
Dozens of pro-government troops were killed when rebels blew up a tunnel underneath a building in the Syrian city of Aleppo, reports say.
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un loses access to Swiss watches

July 22, 2016 - 10:03am
North Korean leader's liking for expensive timepieces falls foul of UN sanctions.
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A sister's pain

July 22, 2016 - 10:02am
The sister of missing Malaysia Airlines captain Zaharie Shah tells the BBC about her brother's disappearance, and why the story of MH370 must live on.
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Accomplices 'helped Nice attacker plot for months'

July 22, 2016 - 9:51am
It now appears that the man who killed 84 people in Nice last week had been planning the attack for months.
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Meet 'Graham': How we might look if we evolved for car crashes

July 22, 2016 - 9:47am
Graham is a sculpture of how humans would need to evolve to survive low-impact car crashes.
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Croatia overturns conviction of WW2 'collaborator' Cardinal Stepinac

July 22, 2016 - 9:45am
A Croatian court annuls the 1946 treason conviction of Catholic Cardinal Stepinac, who initially supported pro-Nazi fascists.
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IMF's Lagarde to face trial over payout court confirms

July 22, 2016 - 9:16am
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, is to stand trial over €404m payout to French tycoon Bernard Tapie, an appeals court confirms.
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Extreme heat across Middle East

July 22, 2016 - 9:08am
Recent highs of 54C in Kuwait could potentially be record breaking. Peter Gibbs reports on the extreme heat affecting the Middle East.
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Nice attack: City refuses police call to delete CCTV images

July 22, 2016 - 9:06am
Local authorities in Nice refuse a request by French anti-terror police to destroy CCTV images of last week's lorry attack.
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