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Tonga gives away thousands of chicks in anti-fat drive

March 22, 2017 - 10:55am
Agriculture ministry hopes the initiative will stop people buying fatty imported meat.
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North Korea hunger: Two in five undernourished, says UN

March 22, 2017 - 10:29am
More than 70% of the country's population relies on food aid, the United Nations says.
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'Cool' dog

March 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.
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IS conflict: Strike on Raqqa school 'kills displaced civilians'

March 22, 2017 - 10:11am
A school being used as a shelter by up to 50 families was hit on Monday night, activists say.
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'Sex assault' streamed on Facebook Live

March 22, 2017 - 9:40am
At one point 40 people watched the broadcast but nobody reported it to police.
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Pakistan to reinstate secret military courts despite criticism

March 22, 2017 - 8:55am
They were first set up after an attack on a military-run school that killed 134 children in 2015.
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Germany to quash 50,000 gay convictions

March 22, 2017 - 8:54am
The German cabinet says homosexuals handed post-war sentences under a Nazi-era law should be cleared.
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Flight ban on laptops 'sparked by IS threat'

March 22, 2017 - 8:48am
The aircraft ban on electronic devices was prompted by an Islamic State group threat, say US media.
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Brussels attacks: Silent tribute and tears at airport

March 22, 2017 - 8:43am
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium lead a minute's silence at Zaventem airport in Brussels.
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Rex Tillerson: My wife convinced me to be US secretary of state

March 22, 2017 - 7:26am
The ex-oil executive says his wife convinced him to be secretary of state, a job he did not want.
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China bus company pays drivers in small change

March 22, 2017 - 7:17am
The company says it was less trouble than going to the bank.
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Mexican teen's family gets $1m over death in US custody

March 22, 2017 - 6:46am
He was told by US border officers to drink a liquid he was carrying; it was liquid methamphetamine.
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Trump's ex aide Paul Manafort 'hid' $750,000 payment

March 22, 2017 - 6:39am
Paul Manafort's spokesman denies the allegation by a Ukrainian lawmaker as "baseless".
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Magnitsky lawyer injured after falling from building near Moscow

March 22, 2017 - 6:34am
Nikolai Gorokhov represents the interests of the family of the lawyer whose death caused a crisis.
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Brussels attacks: First anniversary of bombings marked

March 22, 2017 - 6:25am
Belgium's king leads a minute's silence at Zaventem airport for victims of the suicide bombings.
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Children dead in China school toilet stampede

March 22, 2017 - 3:32am
The crush at toilet break time has killed two and left 20 injured, reports say.
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Snake found on a plane. Yes, really... snake on a plane

March 22, 2017 - 2:46am
It was left on a commuter flight after a passenger had left the animal, which was listed as a pet, in the cabin on a previous flight.
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North Korea video imagines US forces' destruction

March 22, 2017 - 1:57am
The video comes amid a flurry of rocket engine tests and missile launches in North Korea.
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Puerto Rico baseball fans go blond to back team

March 22, 2017 - 1:19am
What began as a joke is now spreading across the island, ahead of the World Baseball Classic final.
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North Korea missile launch fails

March 22, 2017 - 12:21am
The US military said it detected a failed North Korean launch, which exploded within seconds.
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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.