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Uighur inmates dig their way out of Thai jail

November 20, 2017 - 8:15am
The inmates, who had fled China's Xinjiang region, used tiles as tools to escape their cells.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores party deadline to quit

November 20, 2017 - 8:10am
Zimbabwe's president has defied calls to resign, and his party summons its MPs to discuss impeachment.
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Florida plane highway crash caught on dashcams

November 20, 2017 - 8:01am
The crash was caught on the dashcams of two police officers.
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Boy, 12, buys £300,000 number plate in Abu Dhabi auction

November 20, 2017 - 7:49am
A charity auction of special number plates by the Abu Dhabi police sees bids in tens of thousands of pounds.
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Argentina missing submarine: Specialist equipment deployed

November 20, 2017 - 7:24am
More planes and boats are joining the search for the submarine which vanished last Wednesday.
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Charles Manson dies aged 83 after four decades in prison

November 20, 2017 - 6:10am
The cult leader sent his followers to commit a series of brutal murders in the late 1960s.
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India BJP minister criticised for peeing in public

November 20, 2017 - 5:50am
A ruling party minister admits to urinating in the open despite an appeal for Indians to use toilets.
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Zimbabwe's week of upheaval in under two minutes

November 20, 2017 - 5:49am
From tanks heading toward the capital Harare on Tuesday to President Robert Mugabe's surprise speech.
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Poland fury over 'attack' by EU's Tusk

November 20, 2017 - 5:42am
The Polish PM hits back after EU leader Tusk linked her government to a "Kremlin plan".
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John Mayer surprise for Thai couple's themed wedding

November 20, 2017 - 5:23am
A Bangkok couple held a John Mayer-themed wedding and received a surprise from the singer himself.
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Kenya Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta poll win

November 20, 2017 - 5:15am
The main opposition has rejected the ruling, saying it will not recognise the new government.
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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern 'regrets Trump story'

November 20, 2017 - 3:48am
Jacinda Ardern’s friend had told local media the US president mistook her for Justin Trudeau’s wife.
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Jeffrey Tambor signals Transparent departure

November 20, 2017 - 3:38am
The actor says he doesn't see how he can return after being accused of inappropriate behaviour.
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Germany's Merkel responds to coalition talks breakdown

November 20, 2017 - 3:16am
Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the FDP pulled out.
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Okinawa car crash sparks US troops alcohol ban in Japan

November 20, 2017 - 3:10am
A Marine is under arrest for drink-driving after a deadly crash stokes resentment on Okinawa.
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Charles Manson dies after four decades in prison

November 20, 2017 - 1:27am
He was the head of a cult, known as the Manson family, which he directed to commit murders.
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Morocco food stampede kills 15

November 20, 2017 - 12:37am
The incident occurred as a charity aid was distributing aid in the town of Sidi Boulaalam.
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MP Bob Katter's abrupt crocodile line amuses Australia

November 19, 2017 - 8:40pm
Bob Katter was discussing same-sex marriage when he switched topics, in footage that has gone viral.
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As good as free

November 19, 2017 - 8:31pm
India's latest politically linked canteens are named after a former PM, and offer delicious food.
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Chile election: Conservative Pinera to face Socialist Guillier in run-off

November 19, 2017 - 8:25pm
Ex-president Sebastián Piñera wins the first round, but fails to avoid a run-off in December.
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