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North Korea 'detains American citizen'

April 23, 2017 - 4:14am
The detention of a third US man comes amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts

April 23, 2017 - 2:39am
In a raft of decrees, King Salman fires his civil service minister and makes his son US ambassador.
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Thousands turn out for Washington March for Science

April 23, 2017 - 2:10am
Thousands of scientists have taken part in a demonstration in Washington DC in protest against what they see as a global political assault on facts.
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Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

April 23, 2017 - 1:19am
Erin Moran also starred in the show's spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi.
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Ecuador fines media for not publishing a story

April 22, 2017 - 11:54pm
Outlets that did not cover an opposition politician's alleged offshore banking were sanctioned.
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Beaten by a mob

April 22, 2017 - 8:02pm
Journalism student Mashal Khan was beaten to death by a mob who accused him of blasphemy.
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'More revolution'

April 22, 2017 - 7:48pm
The BBC's Will Grant speaks to the people behind Cuba's new Canal Caribe news channel.
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Trash on the tracks

April 22, 2017 - 7:34pm
Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
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Sewol sinking

April 22, 2017 - 7:29pm
A new film about the Sewol ferry sinking criticises the South Korean government for the tragedy.
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Brand Masha

April 22, 2017 - 7:27pm
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova returns to action next week looking to boost her sponsor appeal.
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The scramble for Somalia

April 22, 2017 - 7:21pm
Many different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
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Gunshot survivors bare all for photographer

April 22, 2017 - 7:02pm
Photographer Kathy Shorr has photographed 101 gun shooting survivors throughout the US in a powerful new photography project.
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How Rome's rubbish is powering Austrian homes

April 22, 2017 - 6:58pm
A deal has been struck to transport up to 70,000 tonnes of Roman household refuse to Austria this year.
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March for Science: Rallies worldwide to protest against political interference

April 22, 2017 - 5:51pm
Thousands of scientists demonstrate in cities around the world against an "assault on facts".
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Venezuela opposition holds silent march to honour dead

April 22, 2017 - 5:23pm
Venezuela's opposition march in silence to honour the dead in three weeks of anti-government protests.
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American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram

April 22, 2017 - 5:12pm
An American Airlines employee is removed from duty after the ugly exchange in San Francisco.
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Vietnamese villagers free police hostages

April 22, 2017 - 4:50pm
The remaining 19 people held captive are released following a week-long stand-off in a land dispute.
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American Airlines pram clash: Footage captures aftermath

April 22, 2017 - 4:34pm
A passenger said a mother had been struck with a pram as it was forcibly removed by the employee.
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Germany AfD: Right-wingers set to move further right

April 22, 2017 - 4:29pm
Delegates at the AfD conference reject efforts by its leader to make the party more moderate.
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Play-off suspended after Nastase is sent off

April 22, 2017 - 3:59pm
Romania captain Ilie Nastase is banned from the Fed Cup tie against Great Britain after an incident that leaves Johanna Konta in tears.
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