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Dentsu's overtime fine puts spotlight on Japan's work culture

October 6, 2017 - 4:28am
The advertising firm's workplace practices have come under scrutiny after a young employee killed herself in 2015.
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Bus crash at railway crossing kills 16 in Russia

October 6, 2017 - 4:18am
About 55 bus passengers were reported to be sleeping on board when it stalled on a crossing.
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Model Arvida Byström gets rape threats after an advert featured her hairy legs

October 6, 2017 - 3:23am
Swedish model Arvida Byström says she's received rape threats after posing for an advert with hairy legs.
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Cardinal Pell to face March hearing on sex assault charges

October 6, 2017 - 1:15am
Up to 50 people may give evidence in March as the Vatican official fights charges of sexual assault.
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Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

October 6, 2017 - 12:34am
A security guard sets fire to a childcare centre, killing four children and a teacher.
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Hong Kong football fans boo China national anthem

October 5, 2017 - 11:47pm
Fans raised their middle fingers as the anthem - which Hong Kong shares with mainland China - played.
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Las Vegas shooting: Paddock may have scouted other targets

October 5, 2017 - 7:59pm
Investigators are probing Stephen Paddock's links to at least two other festivals around the US.
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Africa's top shots: 29 September-5 October 2017

October 5, 2017 - 7:13pm
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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Trolls target

October 5, 2017 - 7:02pm
An investigative journalist's reporting turned her into the target of trolls in a harassment campaign that has continued for years.
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Split view

October 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
TV and newspaper coverage of the political crisis gripping Spain reflects differing views of events, the BBC's Guy Hedgecoe writes.
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Barred from politics

October 5, 2017 - 6:47pm
Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor is suspected of using his UK jail as a base to interfere in the elections in his homeland.
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Trump's prototypes for Mexico border wall appear

October 5, 2017 - 6:07pm
Construction has begun near San Diego of test models for the president's proposed border wall.
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Yves Saint Laurent Museum opens in Paris

October 5, 2017 - 6:04pm
As a museum dedicated to Yves Saint Laurent opens in Paris, hear from the people who knew the man himself.
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India baby deaths: Eight infants die in one day at hospital

October 5, 2017 - 5:34pm
Assam's health minister says the deaths in Barpeta district were not due to human negligence.
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Las Vegas shooting: NRA urges new rules for gun 'bump-stocks'

October 5, 2017 - 5:23pm
The US pro-gun group calls for a review of the legality of the devices after the Las Vegas massacre.
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Saudi king's golden escalator gets stuck

October 5, 2017 - 4:49pm
King Salman suffers a technical malfunction when arriving for talks in Russia.
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Harvey Weinstein: Film producer says 'I have caused a lot of pain'

October 5, 2017 - 3:20pm
Film producer Harvey Weinstein disputes allegations he sexually harassed women.
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Catalan crisis: Spanish court bars MPs' independence move

October 5, 2017 - 2:34pm
Catalonia's parliament is barred from meeting, in a court attempt to thwart a push for secession.
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Mike Pence wants to see astronauts return to the Moon

October 5, 2017 - 2:24pm
The US vice-president expresses the intention for America to send humans back to the lunar surface.
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Pakistan Sufi shrine: At least 18 killed in Baluchistan

October 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
The Islamic State group says it was behind a suicide bombing that killed at least 18 people.
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