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Turkey's Erdogan criticises EU over Syria refugee deal

July 26, 2016 - 6:13am
Turkey's President Erdogan accuses the EU of dishonesty over a deal to contain the influx of Syrian refugees.
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Japan knife attack: 19 killed at care centre in Sagamihara

July 26, 2016 - 5:46am
Nineteen residents have been killed in a knife attack at a care centre for people with mental disabilities in the Japanese city of Sagamihara.
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US election: Michelle Obama denounces Trump 'hate'

July 26, 2016 - 5:21am
US first lady Michelle Obama delivers a rebuke to Republican Donald Trump and gives an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic convention.
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Suicide as protest

July 26, 2016 - 3:52am
More than 30 members of the Dalit community in India's western Gujarat state took an extreme step to draw attention to allegations of injustice.
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'Laughing gas' kills newborn in Sydney hospital

July 26, 2016 - 3:33am
A baby dies and another is in a critical condition after both were administered "laughing gas" instead of oxygen at a hospital in Sydney.
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Bangladesh police kill nine suspected militants in raid

July 26, 2016 - 2:33am
Bangladesh police kill nine suspected Islamist militants after a gun battle in the capital Dhaka, officials say.
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Australia PM calls for investigation into juvenile 'torture'

July 26, 2016 - 2:09am
Australia's prime minister calls for a royal commission after a report shows prison guards assaulting teenage boys in juvenile detention.
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US election: Sanders says Clinton must be US president

July 26, 2016 - 1:44am
Bernie Sanders urges the US to put Hillary Clinton in the White House, in a speech to the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.
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White humpback Migaloo spotted off Australia's Byron Bay

July 26, 2016 - 1:39am
A rare white humpback whale has been spotted off Australia's east coast travelling at a leisurely pace not far from the famous holiday town Byron Bay.
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Michelle Obama hits out at Donald Trump

July 26, 2016 - 1:32am
Michelle Obama hits out at Republican Donald Trump in a speech at the Democratic National Convention
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Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

July 25, 2016 - 11:26pm
The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed.
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Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

July 25, 2016 - 10:46pm
The Solar Impulse becomes the first aircraft to circle the globe powered by the sun after landing in Abu Dhabi on the last leg of its journey.
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World Youth Day: 'It brings so much hope to a world in despair'

July 25, 2016 - 9:28pm
The BBC asked three young people attending World Youth Day to keep video diaries of their experiences.
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Ship hits wall of Panama Canal renewing design concerns

July 25, 2016 - 8:25pm
A Chinese container ship hits a wall of the recently-widened Panama Canal, amid concerns that the new canal has less space for manoeuvres and could be unsafe.
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Dutch men revealed as world's tallest

July 25, 2016 - 7:39pm
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a study reveals.
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Fishing for shrimp

July 25, 2016 - 7:11pm
Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
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Pushing boundaries

July 25, 2016 - 7:07pm
Syria's Kurds have come a long way since declaring self-rule in 2013, but territorial expansion is creating its own problems, writes the BBC's Lina Sinjab.
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Hunting ground

July 25, 2016 - 7:05pm
The interconnectivity of people on social media means it is a perfect hunting ground for cybercriminals looking to do harm.
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Rio ban for seven Russian swimmers

July 25, 2016 - 6:24pm
Seven Russian swimmers and three rowers are banned from the Rio Olympics by their sports' governing bodies after last week's McLaren Report.
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Michael Jordan speaks out on US race violence, pledging $2m

July 25, 2016 - 6:14pm
US basketball star Michael Jordan, previously criticised for not speaking out about political issues, says he can "no longer stay silent" after police shootings and deaths.
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