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NBA moves North Carolina All-Star game over 'bathroom bill'

July 22, 2016 - 2:13am
Basketball league will move 2017 All-Star game out of North Carolina in protest over controversial law restricting transgender people's use of public bathrooms.
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Russian set to beat round-the-world solo balloon record

July 22, 2016 - 2:06am
A Russian adventurer is expected to land in south-western Australia on Saturday, setting a new record for flying solo in a balloon around the world.
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Trump's dark vision of America

July 22, 2016 - 1:14am
Donald Trump says the US is in a moment of crisis, as he accepts the Republican nomination for president.
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Ex-chief of China protest village formally charged

July 22, 2016 - 12:25am
The former chief of a Chinese village famous for staging a protests against land grabs is formally charged for taking bribes.
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Swiss police seize Monet and Van Gogh art linked to 1MDB

July 21, 2016 - 11:18pm
Swiss police seize three paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet as part of an investigation into Malaysian state fund 1MDB.
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Merrylands car attack: Sydney police raid car attack suspect's home

July 21, 2016 - 10:42pm
Australian authorities raid the home of the man who rammed a burning car into the gate of a police station car park, but rule out any link to terror.
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How would Republicans build the wall?

July 21, 2016 - 9:31pm
We asked Republican delegates for specifics on how they think Donald Trump's Mexican wall should (or could) be built.
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Nice truck attack: Five suspected accomplices charged

July 21, 2016 - 8:32pm
Four men and one women are charged with terror offences after police reveal that the Nice attacker "had logistical support" prior to the attack.
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Country divided

July 21, 2016 - 8:22pm
Nearly a week on from the failed coup attempt in Turkey, society is divided over President Erdogan's crackdown.
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Deja vu

July 21, 2016 - 7:34pm
Tim Minchin talks to the BBC about his new stage adaption of the film Groundhog Day.
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Crippling the creeks

July 21, 2016 - 7:32pm
The vast wetlands of the Niger Delta region are home to Nigeria's oil resources, but are once again at the centre of a security crisis, writes the BBC's Martin Patience
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Roasted on dung

July 21, 2016 - 7:27pm
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt tastes litti chokha - a mouth-watering street food from the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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Choked off

July 21, 2016 - 7:18pm
Surrounded by government forces, the Syrian city of Aleppo could be facing its last gasp after holding out for four years, writes Diana Darke.
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Read this, not that!

July 21, 2016 - 7:09pm
As publishers struggle to attract eyeballs in the face of increasing competition from online content, can artificial intelligence help them?
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Fox News boss Roger Ailes resigns amid sexual harassment charges

July 21, 2016 - 5:26pm
Embattled CEO of Fox News Roger Ailes resigns after a number of female employees accused him of sexual harassment.
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Zimbabwe war veterans end backing for Robert Mugabe

July 21, 2016 - 4:53pm
Zimbabwe's war veterans, who have played a key role in supporting President Robert Mugabe, issue a statement withdrawing their backing for him.
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Why are Nigeria pipelines blown up?

July 21, 2016 - 3:33pm
A recent wave of militancy in Nigeria has targeted the country's oil facilities damaging the industry, but what is motivating this?
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Turkey attempted coup: EU says measures 'unacceptable'

July 21, 2016 - 3:22pm
EU top officials say Turkey's measures on education, the judiciary and the media following the failed coup last week are "unacceptable".
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Pokemon in Syria

July 21, 2016 - 3:04pm
Syrians are using Pokemon to try to get the outside world to focus on the war in their country.
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Turkey's Gulenists

July 21, 2016 - 2:53pm
Turkey's President Erdogan has accused the Gulen movement of being behind the failed coup - but what is the movement and what does it want?
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