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Down but never out

April 25, 2017 - 8:06pm
South Africa is in for a rough ride as the ruling ANC prepares to choose President Jacob Zuma's successor.
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Blooming marvellous!

April 25, 2017 - 7:58pm
Following years of drought, California's deserts have erupted with a "super bloom" of wildflowers visible even from space.
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Kim Jong-un's ski resort

April 25, 2017 - 7:51pm
They're optimistic of success ahead of next year's Winter Olympics.
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Brazil footballer Bruno Fernandes to return to jail over murder

April 25, 2017 - 7:31pm
Bruno Fernandes, jailed for the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend, was freed on parole in February.
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Unearthing the past

April 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
In March 1974, Chinese farmers unearthed the greatest archaeological find of the century, the Terracotta Army. Archaeologist Li Xiuzhen has worked on the site since the 1980s.
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Last male northern white rhino joins Tinder to raise money

April 25, 2017 - 5:33pm
This is part of fundraising efforts by conservationists to save the near extinct species.
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Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live then takes own life

April 25, 2017 - 5:31pm
Facebook's processes were already under scrutiny after video of a US killing stayed online for hours.
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Obama criticised for '$400,000 Wall Street speech'

April 25, 2017 - 5:15pm
The former US president previously admonished "fat cat bankers".
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Body parts for cash

April 25, 2017 - 4:59pm
Abu Jaafar's job is to find people desperate enough to give up parts of their body for money.
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Primitive human 'lived much more recently'

April 25, 2017 - 4:46pm
Homo naledi could be from just 200,000 years ago, not three million, a study suggests.
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Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police

April 25, 2017 - 4:20pm
The Connecticut man said his wife was killed by an intruder with a voice like actor Vin Diesel's.
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Turkey air strikes on Kurds in Syria and Iraq spark US concern

April 25, 2017 - 3:43pm
Air strikes in Syria and Iraq kill about two dozen fighters from two Kurdish groups.
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Delhi University could add Facebook course to English degrees

April 25, 2017 - 3:24pm
English literature students at Delhi University may soon study how to write good Facebook posts.
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Israel's Netanyahu scraps talks with German minister over rights groups

April 25, 2017 - 3:17pm
Sigmar Gabriel had refused to call off talks with Israeli human rights activists.
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St Petersburg bombing: Group says al-Qaeda chief ordered attack

April 25, 2017 - 3:07pm
The attack was revenge for Russian action in Muslim countries and Chechnya, a statement says.
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White House blocks Flynn document request

April 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
It rebuffs a request by a committee investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
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Here we go again

April 25, 2017 - 2:56pm
The US is days away from a potential government shutdown. It's happened before. What is going on?
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Ivanka Trump forced to defend father at G20 women's summit

April 25, 2017 - 1:26pm
Donald Trump's eldest daughter was speaking at an event with German leader Angela Merkel.
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Yemen crisis: Donors pledge $1.1bn in aid

April 25, 2017 - 1:16pm
The UN earlier asked for $2.1bn amid warnings that war-torn Yemen is on the brink of famine.
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Japanese minister to quit over Fukushima comments

April 25, 2017 - 1:15pm
Masahiro Imamura has apologised for saying it was "rather good" the 2011 disaster missed Tokyo.
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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.