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Yemen conflict affects half of health facilities

November 7, 2016 - 11:58am
More than half of the health facilities in Yemen are closed or partially functioning, the WHO says.
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Neymar: Barcelona footballer's fraud trial should go ahead, says judge

November 7, 2016 - 11:56am
Barcelona's Brazil international footballer Neymar faces a fraud trial after judge overturns decision to dismiss charges.
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India NDTV 24-hour broadcast ban is suspended by government

November 7, 2016 - 11:08am
India's government suspends a one-day ban on NDTV's Hindi channel amid widescale criticism of the move.
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Nigeria sends female police to protect Boko Haram victims

November 7, 2016 - 10:52am
Nigeria police deploys 100 female officers to camps for displaced people, following reports of sexual abuse.
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Earthquake shakes central Oklahoma

November 7, 2016 - 10:46am
An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.0 shook central Oklahoma on Sunday, causing damage to buildings.
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Saakashvili quits over Ukraine corruption

November 7, 2016 - 10:38am
Ex-Georgia leader Mikheil Saakashvili quits as head of Ukraine's Odessa region, angry at corruption.
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Jobs for the girls

November 7, 2016 - 10:24am
Only 8% of engineers in the UK are women. Why are efforts to get more girls to choose it as a career failing?
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Large crocodile released back into river in Sri Lanka

November 7, 2016 - 9:54am
A crocodile, over 17 feet long, was captured in Matara, Sri Lanka. It was stuck in a canal leading off the Nilwala river.
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First female US Attorney General Janet Reno dies

November 7, 2016 - 9:46am
The first woman to be US Attorney General, Janet Reno, has died in Miami, US media say.
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Mission impossible?

November 7, 2016 - 9:32am
Donald Trump says the FBI couldn't review 650,000 emails linked to Hillary Clinton in eight days - is he right?
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Andy Hall, British labour rights activist, flees Thailand

November 7, 2016 - 8:39am
A British labour rights campaigner flees Thailand and says there's too much pressure to work effectively there.
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Hitler's wife's knickers sold at auction

November 7, 2016 - 8:36am
A pair of knickers, which once belonged to Eva Braun, have sold for nearly £3,000 at auction.
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India news channel NDTV uses mime in media freedom debate

November 7, 2016 - 7:37am
An Indian news presenter interviews mime artists to make a point about questioning those in power.
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Sushma Swaraj scripts happy end to India-Pakistan love story

November 7, 2016 - 7:16am
A cross-border love story has a happy ending after India's Foreign Minister gets the bride her visa.
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Feet up

November 7, 2016 - 7:01am
Children lounge around at home as Spanish parents observe a strike over the amount of homework given.
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Australian burglar shot with bow and arrow

November 7, 2016 - 6:37am
A burglar in Australia is shot with a wooden bow and arrow after being confronted by a homeowner.
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US election 2016: Trump cries foul as FBI clears Clinton

November 7, 2016 - 6:34am
Donald Trump attacks the FBI after it exonerates Hillary Clinton again, as the campaign's last day looms.
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No free lunch for American Samoa voters

November 7, 2016 - 6:17am
Workers allowed time off to vote, but only if they pass US nationality rules.
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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.