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Violent clashes erupt in Rio

1 hour 8 min ago
Buses were set on fire as a general strike turned ugly.
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'On your side'

1 hour 49 min ago
The US president tells National Rifle Association members he is on their team.
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Brazil: Violence erupts in Rio after general strike

3 hours 29 min ago
Buses and cars are set alight at the end of a day of protests against proposed pension reforms.
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'Already dead'

3 hours 57 min ago
'The Hong Kong we know isn't dying. It's already dead,' says one young Hong Konger contemplating her future.
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The 'cardinal's' tips on how to become a fashion king

4 hours 9 min ago
'Cardinal' Ekoumany is the President of the Ivory Coast Sapeurs. Video produced by Daniel South
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North Korea crisis: North test-fires ballistic missile

4 hours 10 min ago
The test of a North Korean ballistic missile appears to have failed, South Korean military says.
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In case you missed it: Cuba's got crabs

4 hours 25 min ago
And other stories you missed this week.
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Gunpoint victim explains astonishing cool

4 hours 47 min ago
A cashier at Jimmy John's takeaway in Kansas City, Missouri tells the BBC how he kept his astonishing cool when a robber stuck a gun in his face.
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Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drilling

5 hours 29 min ago
The US president said he hoped the new order would create "thousands and thousands" of jobs.
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Executed Arkansas man 'convulsed and groaned'

7 hours 9 min ago
The United Nations condemns the "cruelty" of Arkansas' execution timetable.
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North Korea crisis: Rex Tillerson urges international response

7 hours 11 min ago
The secretary of state called on China in particular to leverage its trade links as influence.
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Michelle Obama: 'I won't run for office' for my children

9 hours 7 min ago
"It's all well and good until you start running, and then the knives come out," said Mrs Obama.
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Pope Francis visits bombed Coptic church during Egypt visit

9 hours 7 min ago
Francis is on a short visit to Egypt, where he has urged religious leaders to help end violence.
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Pope in Egypt for historic visit

10 hours 3 min ago
Pope Francis urged faith leaders to denounce violence following bomb attacks that killed dozens of Christians.
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Johnny Depp and other stars in dying fan's zombie movie

10 hours 9 min ago
The Make A Film Foundation made cancer patient Anthony Conti’s dying wish come true.
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Friendly fire inquiry after US soldiers die battling IS

10 hours 10 min ago
Sgts Joshua Rodgers, 22, and Cameron Thomas, 23, both on their third deployment to Afghanistan.
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Ilie Nastase: Romania's Fed Cup captain to quit game if punished by ITF

10 hours 13 min ago
Ilie Nastase says he will quit tennis if he is banned over the derogatory comments he made about Serena William's unborn child.
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Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor

10 hours 46 min ago
The Fori passenger ferry will now use electric power to make its river crossings.
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'Luxury' Fyre Festival is cancelled with ticket-holders still stranded in Bahamas

11 hours 1 min ago
A luxury music festival in the Bahamas is postponed after reports of cancelled flights and no security.
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US budget: Shutdown averted by Congress bill

11 hours 15 min ago
The stop-gap spending bill to keep the government running an extra week has passed House and Senate.
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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.